TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Mar 8, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court has held that a Memphis food-service employee may not file a lawsuit against her employer for distributing tips in a way that violates Tennessee’s tip statute, because the law does not allow a private party to file suit for a violation. Kim Hardy filed the suit against the Tournament Players Club, claiming the business owed her damages because it had distributed tips to employees who were not entitled to receive them.