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Is “Tip Pooling” or “Tipping Out” Legal?

Is “Tip Pooling” or “Tipping Out” Legal?

What does the law say about tipping and gratuities? Is tip pooling or tipping out legal? Can the house legally take a cut of your tips? Servers and other workers rely on tips and gratuities to improve on a low hourly wage. But they may not necessarily take home all...

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Molyneaux Law is Hiring: Part-time Legal Assistant

Molyneaux Law is Hiring: Part-time Legal Assistant

Molyneaux Law seeks a part-time legal assistant to support a sole practitioner with a growing employment and human rights law practice. The ideal candidate: Has excellent communication skills Has experience working in an office setting, preferably as a legal assistant...

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Reference Letters and the Law: The Power of a Positive (or Negative) Reference

Reference Letters and the Law: The Power of a Positive (or Negative) Reference

A good reference letter can go a long way to help you land a job. They’re also invaluable to employers, looking to check out the claims an applicant has made in their resume or interview. But, both employers and employees have misconceptions about how the law applies to getting or providing a reference. Does your former employer need to give you a reference? Do you have to decline to comment if you don’t have anything nice to say? What can you do if your boss gave you a bad reference?

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