Dave & Buster's prevails in tip-pooling case

LOS ANGELES In a victory for the Dave & Buster’s restaurant chain, a Los Angeles Court of Appeals on Monday rejected a claim that a policy requiring the inclusion of bartenders in a tip pool was unlawful.

Former Dave & Buster's server Aaron Budrow had argued the restaurant’s tip-pooling policy violated California labor laws because bartenders do not provide “direct” table service. Under the policy, servers were asked to share 1 percent of their tips with

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