Bill to ban employers from using tips for workers’ pay

first_imgAudioHomepage BannerNews Pinterest Twitter Previous articleCalls on Government to address spiralling cost of health-insuranceNext articleJoule Donegal Rally – Day One Preview News Highland Pinterest Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Fine Gael’s decision to vote against a Sinn Fein bill aiming to protect hospitality workers rights to tips has been described as shameful.Donegal Senator Padraig MacLochlainn was speaking after his party’s Protection of Employee Tips Bill passed in the Dail.He says, this is a simple but important piece of legislation and marks an important step forward in strengthening workers’ rights.He says Fine Gael’s opposition goes against the democratic will of the Houses of the Oireachtas:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/padrvhjhjghjghjghaig1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. By News Highland – June 21, 2019 Facebook WhatsApp Twittercenter_img Meanwhile Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty TD has confirmed that she is bringing draft Heads of Bill to Cabinet next week which will regulate practices around tips and gratuities.The Heads of Bill going to Cabinet will set out how the Minister intends:To amend the Payment of Wages Act to ensure that tips and gratuities cannot be used to ‘make-up’ or satisfy a person’s contractual wages; and To provide for a requirement on employers to clearly display, for the benefit of workers and customers, their policy on how tips, gratuities and service charges are distributed.Once Cabinet approves this approach, the Minister will proceed immediately with the drafting of the necessary legislation.Minister Doherty told Highland Radio News the Sinn Fein bill would have unintended consequences……….Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/regd5pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Bill to ban employers from using tips for workers’ pay WhatsApp DL Debate – 24/05/21 Google+ News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more