Attorneys General Go After Fast Food No-Poaching Agreements

A coalition of 11 state attorneys general (AGs) has launched an initiative to stop the practice of no-poaching agreements that prevent fast food workers from being hired by competing franchisees. “Our goal through this action is to reduce barriers and empower workers to secure better-paying and higher-skill jobs,” explained Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, who […]

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DOL — Under Pressure — Extends Tip Pooling Comment Period

The Department of Labor (DOL) has extended the commentary period on its proposed new tip pooling regulation by 30 days, from Jan. 4 to Feb. 3, 2018. The announcement on Tuesday came after 46 Democrats from the U.S. House of Representatives wrote in a letter to Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta that repealing the rule would affect […]

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