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    What I don't understand Under the Fair Labor Standards Act way of thinking and forgive me for saying ripping people off...... those who receive a tips usually don't make enough of money.... and when does a "tip" go from being a gift or gratuity to being classified as wages? Do you think or agree that employers should have the option to include an employee's tips as part of their wages?

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    THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT

    * RE: "Those who receive tips usually don't make enough money"

    Be advised that the above statement is subjective. There are a multitude of occupations where those working via tips make a LARGE AMOUNT of money; and it depends on the state where the employee is working. Such fields include: food service in certain states, such as California, bartenders, yacht crew, dancers, valet, etc.

    * Do you think or agree that employers should have the option to include an employee's tips as part of their wages?

    I neither agree nor disagree that employers should have the option to include an employee's tips as part of their wages; it depends on the type of ...

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