While many people with what would be considered a decent salary receive promises of bonuses, many that are paid much less than minimum wage depend on these tips and gratuities as a way of making a decent living. When a boss steals an employee’s bonus, tip, or gratuity that rightfully belonged to the employee, legal action can be taken to recover that money and possibly more in an employment lawsuit.
Simply put, companies are not allow to take or receive tip earnings that have been left specifically for a worker. Additionally, employers are not permitted to share or keep any part of a tip left for or given to one or more workers by a customer. No matter where you are located in the United States, we have lawyers in your area that may be able to help you recover all of the earnings and wages your boss unlawfully took from you, such as overtime income, tips and gratuities.
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