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Employees May Accept Cash Tips

Concerning a prohibition against an employer taking adverse action against an employee who accepts a gratuity, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2023 Regular Session
Labor & Employment
Bill Summary

The bill prohibits an employer engaged in a business from taking adverse action against an employee who accepts a cash gratuity offered by a patron of the business.

The bill provides exceptions for:

  • Employers regulated by the division of gaming in the department of revenue;
  • Employees licensed, certified, or registered pursuant to the title governing professions and occupations and who is required to maintain such licensure, certification, or registration as a condition of employment with the employee's employer;
  • Employees working in a health-care facility regulated by the department of public health and environment;
  • Employees working for the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly; and
  • Employees providing housing and services to adults 60 years of age or older.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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