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Maine updates tip pooling laws

Attention employers with tipped employees! Maine legislatures have signed a new law, making a change to how tip pooling works.  Let’s take a look at the new tip pooling laws in Maine. What is tip pooling? Businesses with employees who customarily receive tips may decide to “pool” all tips together

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What are the top HR challenges for hospitality businesses?

The day-to-day grind of owning or managing a business in the hospitality industry is stressful.  Adding HR related issues such as hiring, employee retention, scheduling, labor laws and more, on top of that can leave owners feeling overwhelmed.  Let’s take a look at the top HR challenges for hospitality businesses,

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What are the Federal Tip Credit Changes?

A few adjustments have been made to the federal tip credit, part of the Fair Labor Standards Act, under a new rule passed by the Department of Labor that takes effect December 28th. What is the federal tip credit? The federal tip credit allows employers that have tipped workers to pay

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