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They’re your tips & you want them now! New Illinois law stipulates servers own their tips

By Rachel Meyers February 12, 2020

Already in 2020, many new financial laws are impacting the restaurant industry.

First, a minimum wage increase went into effect in Illinois.

And that’s not to mention a one percent food and beverage tax on the table in Quincy, that goes into effect in May.

Now, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has signed a new law clarifying that restaurant tips are the property of the employee who earned them.

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