The Payment of Wages Act 2022 legislation comes into effect in a couple of weeks
Workers will be legally entitled to their tips from December 1st.
The Payment of Wages Act 2022 will mean any tips, gratuities, or ‘service charges must be paid to employees in a fair manner.
The legislation will also require employers to display information on how tips or mandatory charges are distributed among staff.
Employees working in the tourism, hospitality, hairdressing, and taxi sectors will be the first to benefit from the rule.
Tánaiste @LeoVaradkar announced the Payment of Wages (Amendment) (Tips and Gratuities) Act 2022 will come into effect on 1st December
✅ More rights for employees over payment of tips
✅ More clarity for customers
✅ Employers must display tips & service charge policy
— Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment (@DeptEnterprise) October 31, 2022