Parasole restaurant owners tell servers to turn over 2% of credit card tips

The company that owns Manny's Steakhouse, Chino Latino and other popular Twin Cities restaurants has its waitstaff in "quasi revolt," according to City Pages, after telling servers they'll have to start turning over 2 percent of their credit card tips to make up for rising fees.
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0

The company that owns Manny's Steakhouse, Chino Latino and other popular Twin Cities restaurants has its waitstaff in "quasi revolt," according to City Pages, after telling servers they'll have to start turning over 2 percent of their credit card tips to make up for rising fees.

Related

Police: food court eatery skimmed credit cards

Roseville police are investigating what they believe to be an identity theft and credit-card skimming operation at the Chinese Gourmet Express restaurant in the Rosedale Center mall. Losses are estimated at $100,000.

Target opposes proposed $7.25B settlement on credit card fees

Minneapolis-based Target Corporation has joined a growing list of more than two dozen retailers who object the propposed multi-billion dollar deal to settle a seven-year class-action lawsuit, Twin Cities Business reports. More than 7 million merchants claim Visa, MasterCard and some of the nation's largest banks fixed the fees they charge to retailers on credit card transactions. A Minneapolis-based law firm filed the case in 2005 and announced the agreement earlier this month. The class-action settlement still requires a judge's approval.

Target agrees to sell consumer credit card portfolio to TD Bank Group

Toronto-based TD Bank Group will acquire Target's consumer credit card portfolio for nearly $6 billion, according to a company news release. The Minneapolis-based retail giant has also entered into a seven-year agreement under which TD Bank will underwrite, fund and own future Target Credit Card and Target Visa receivables in the U.S.

Former waitress sues over 'tip pools'

A former waitress at a popular Rochester restaurant called the Canadian Honker has filed a class-action lawsuit alleging a "tip pool" that set aside money to be shared with hosts and hostesses violated state law. She was fired for not contributing to the pool.

Next Up