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Labor Department abandons Obama-era '80/20 rule'

Tip credit is allowed for non-tipped work, but attorneys say don’t change pay structure yet

The U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday rescinded prior guidance known as the “80/20 rule” that has long prohibited employers from using the subminimum wage for non-tipped side work.

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