Lawsuit over Servers' Tips and Credit Cards NPR's Michele Norris talks with Kelly Dwyer, staff writer for The Denver Post, about whether or not restaurants can legally pass on to their servers the costs of processing tips paid with credit cards. One class action suit filed in 2002 -- now before a U.S. District Court -- seeks to block employers from making the deductions. Dwyer talks about how different states have interpreted federal and state wage laws.
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NPR's Michele Norris talks with Kelly Dwyer, staff writer for The Denver Post, about whether or not restaurants can legally pass on to their servers the costs of processing tips paid with credit cards. One class action suit filed in 2002 — now before a U.S. District Court — seeks to block employers from making the deductions. Dwyer talks about how different states have interpreted federal and state wage laws.