West Ashley restaurants sued over tip out schemes

Two West Ashley restaurants are being sued for allegedly requiring employees to share their tips with owners and managers.

Attorney Marybeth Mullaney, who filed the separate suits against Gene’s Haufbrau and Bear E. Patch Café-West, says, “A tip is presented by a customer in recognition of some service performed by the server that waited on the customer: It is not meant as a gift to the business owner.” READ MORE…

The Post and Courier – Jul 19, 2016