We have labor laws in the United States because there are businesses which have been taken advantage of employees in the past. They can leave them in a situation where they do their job, and then they start screwing around with their paychecks. It happens all the time, and large corporations are much more than you can imagine, as they try to finagle a way to cut their labor costs. For regulators to crack down on an industry area restaurant.
Why are you asking? Well, it has to do with the IRS, and the failure of many waiters and waitresses, and collect tips from people reporting their income, but also in restaurants as part of their salary count those tips with owners , and taking it off the minimum wage. In other words, waitresses and waiters working for tips are at that point.
It is not just in the restaurant business, the car wash business and is in many other industries. Authorities do not like it, and yet they do not have the means to fully implement things, and so they have to wait for complaints to start your investigation.
The June 17, 2011 the Wall Street Journal, Julie Jargon interesting that the "Restaurant group sued the Department of Labor," which said "In April, the Labor Department revised the rules in the Fair Labor Standards Act to the article titled Restaurant owners now have to explain to each employee, in detail, suggesting that the exact amount will be credited toward minimum wage. "And of course there will be a $ 1,100 fine, as criminal penalties if the restaurant to do so to fail, the new law began in May of 2011.
to withdraw or refuse to allow a comment period, making all the rules of the new features. Obviously, the article also said that the restaurant industry has been hit hard by increased commodity prices and the struggling economy.
It is unfortunate that the federal Department of Labor restaurants a chance to comment on this session did not allow to rule, and yet it is easily understood why. However, arbitrary rules without a full public comment period is sufficient to create a corporate labor lawyers is looking for answers. Well I hope you will consider this at all, and takes over.