Permits, Inspections, Licenses Codes colorful arrow road signs pWhat should you do to prepare for a Department of Labor audit? In recent years, the Department of Labor (DOL) has shifted some of its focus over to the restaurant industry, and they have also cracked down on its enforcement initiatives. The DOL generally invesitages restaurants to make sure that they are following minimum wage requirements, overtime pay requirements, and to ensure that the employment of any minors follows regulation. When the Department of Labor comes knocking on your door, there are five things you should make sure you have done to ensure your restaurants safety.  Restaurant Hospitality has more details on the following aspects:

  1. Tip Credit
  2. Tip Pool
  3. Minimum Wage
  4. Overtime
  5. Employment of Minors

Be prepared in case the Department of Labor investigates your establishment. More…