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Selected Employment Benefits and Protections

Please help me answer on the attached Case Study "Kilgore vs Outback Steakhouse of Florida three questions that have to do with the attached PDF.

1) Do you consider the restaurant's pool tipping policy to be fair to the servers who received the tips? Explain.

2) Does the court's analysis make sense in the case, that if hosts receives tips from the tip pot, then they are employees who routinely receive tips? Explain.

3) Why do you think the employer uses this method of payment?

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1. Do you consider the restaurant's pool tipping policy to be fair to the servers who received the tips? Explain.

No, I do not consider the restaurant's pool tipping policy to be fair to the servers who received the tips because Outback Steakhouse would require their servers to give three percent of their total gross sales during each shift, as tips to the tipping pool (www.openjurist.org). The three percent of the total gross sales during each shift would sometimes equal up to 37.5% of the servers total tips during a shift. The servers were required to give the three percent of total gross sales during each shift whether they had that amount in tips or not. The Department of Labor ...

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The solution discusses selected employment benefits and protections.

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