Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Hooter's Sued for Tips and Breaks
The New York Times reports on a lawsuit against Hooter's by a young mother who says "she was shocked not by the randy customers, the short-shorts and the plunging necklines, but because she says she spent her own money for her uniforms, worked long shifts without breaks and did not get her share of tips." Wage and hour laws may provide some relief - or not - depending on whether she can prove her case. If the claims are true, do you think workers should have to pay for their uniforms? Read more of the New York Times article by Malia Wollan.