Austin Tipped Employee Lawyers
What is the Correct Minimum Wage for Tipped Employees?Federal mandates that tipped employees make at least $7.25 per hour. However, an employer may count the tips an employee receives and pay tipped employees as low as $2.13 per hour. The difference is known at the "tip credit."
In order for an employer to pay tipped employees $2.13 per hour, and employer must follow all the requirements. If the employer does not follow these requirements, the employer must go back and pay the employee $7.25 for every hour worked, plus penalties. This adds up fast.
Wage laws for tipped employees are complex, and employers often taken advantage of the employee lack of knowledge. If you are a tipped employee and believe that you are not being paid correctly, contact our Austin tipped employee attorneys today.
Tipped Employees Must Be Paid Overtime
Federal wage laws require employers to pay tipped employee overtime for every hour worked over forty hours a week. Unlike regular hourly employees, the overtime calculation for employees is complicated and depends on the amount of the tip credit taken by the employer. If you are a tipped employee and are not being paid overtime, contact our Austin tipped employee lawyers today.
Contact An Austin Employment Lawyer ImmediatelyOur Austin employment attorneys have experience representing tipped employees. If you have are a tipped employee and are not being paid correctly, contact our Austin tipped employee attorneys today.