Trump administration moves to reverse Obama-era tip-pooling regulation

In an important development for Louisiana employers in the hospitality and tourism industry, the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs announced that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has prioritized a rule change to the Obama-era tip-credit regulation that restricts tip pooling in the service industry. Calling the proposed rule change "economically significant," President Donald Trump and the DOL hope to implement the new rule in the second half of 2017.

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