Labor Law

Mrs. Orville Isn’t Trying to Steal Tips: An FLSA Story
Benjamin Meyer
BA 2013, Wheaton College (IL); JD Candidate 2018, The University of Chicago Law School

A debate over tips and tipped employees, centered on a few provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), has arisen among the circuits. Despite turning on only a few phrases in the FLSA, this judicial divide has massive implications for the restaurant and hospitality industries.