After Wahaca recently found itself in hot water over its walk-out policy, many employers are considering best practice. Malcolm Gregory provides guidance on how to handle wage deductions legally and fairly
After being ‘outed' on Twitter for its walk-out policy, restaurant chain Wahaca agreed that a waiter will not have to foot the bill after diners left the restaurant without paying. The tweet sparked a public outcry following a number of comments from restaurant workers, who claimed that it was common practice for restaurants to make deductions from the wages of waiting staff.
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