Class Action Tip Theft Lawsuits
Without wage theft class actions, large employers and corporate defendants would be able to cause harm over a large group of individuals without any risk of financial penalty.
Questions: Tip Theft Litigation
Yes, you can file a lawsuit against your employer or co-workers if you believe your tips have been stolen or wrongfully withheld. Consult with an attorney specializing in tip theft cases for guidance.
Signs of tip theft can include not receiving the full amount of tips you earned, forced tip pooling that doesn’t comply with labor laws, or your employer or co-workers taking a share of your tips without proper justification.
Yes, you can still pursue a tip theft claim even if you are no longer employed by the same company, provided you are within the applicable statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit.
Retaliation is illegal, and employees are protected from retaliation when asserting their rights in tip theft cases. An attorney can help ensure your legal protection if you face retaliation.