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Changes would let front- and back-of-house employees share tips
The federal government is planning to rescind a controversial regulation preventing restaurants from pooling tips, a major victory for industry advocates who had fought the rule for years.
This week, the U.S. Department of Labor published a notice that it intends to rescind the tip-pooling rule, which the Obama administration put in place in 2011.
“By all means, this is a huge victory for us,” said Angelo Amador, executive director of the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Law Center. “This is a great development.”