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Uncovering the Mysteries of Tipped Wages

Uncovering the Mysteries of Tipped Wages
Product Code - PYAU01
Speaker(s): Terrence B. Robinson, Labor and Employment practice of Cozen O’Connor, P.C.
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Undoubtedly, if you’re in the hospitality industry where employees customarily receive tips, you’ve heard about the many wage and hour claims centering around the use of the tip credit and tip pooling arrangements.  

This presentation is designed to give you an understanding of how to properly structure your tip credit and tip pooling arrangement and the many pitfalls that you may encounter and can avoid with a well structured policy.  

Join Terrence B. Robinson, a Member in the Labor and Employment practice of Cozen O’Connor, P.C. Terence will discuss:

  • Types of payments appropriately categorized as tips.
  • Who is a tipped employee for purposes of allowing an employer to take a tip credit against employees’ wages.
  • What employees can share in employee tips received as part of a valid tip pooling arrangement.
  • How the regular rate is determined for purposes of calculating overtime for employees receiving tips.
  • Can employee tip pooling be made mandatory?
  • How much may an employee be asked to contribute to a tip pool?
  • What are the potential cost consequences to an employer who fails to act lawfully with respect to tips and tip pooling?

Register quickly and easily online to secure your space now. Or, please call 1-800-372-1033 option 6, then sub-menu option 1, and refer to date and title of conference. Lines are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET, excluding most federal holidays.  

In addition, you'll receive:

  •  Personal attention. Once you've registered, send your questions in advance to and they'll be included in the program. You'll also have a chance to ask your questions during the Webinar.
  •  Follow-up materials. You need no materials upfront to follow along to our live conference. But Bloomberg BNA always issues a follow up e-mail with contact information for our speakers, as well as other materials related to the topic.
  •  1.0 CPE or 1.5 APA RCH credits by attending this Webinar. Find out how 
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Field of study: Specialized knowledge and application
Prerequisite: No prerequisites required

Level: Basic

Delivery Method: Group-Internet
Advanced Preparation: None required

Recommended CPE Credit: 1.5

Recordings of the program do not qualify for CPE credits. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 800-372-1033.


Terrence B. Robinson, Labor and Employment practice of Cozen O’Connor, P.C.

Terrence B. Robinson
is a Member of the Firm in the Labor and Employment practice of Cozen O’Connor, P.C.  An experienced litigator of twenty-one years, Mr. Robinson concentrates his practice on the litigation of complex employment matters. He has extensive experience advising and representing employers in a wide range of industries and particularly with respect to the employment issues faced by hospitality industry employers. Mr. Robinson is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization as a labor and employment law specialist.