Both state and federal law protect tipped employees. This may leave you asking; what are rights of tipped employees? In short, tipped employees have the same rights as any other employee- to be properly compensated for all hours worked in accordance with the law. Tipped employee compensation can sometimes be complicated, as employers may be paying employees different pay rates for different job duties and you may see that a tip credit is claimed for some hours worked (More about Proper Tip Credit Application). The Paycheck Warriors at Barkan Meizlish, LLP spend their time making sure tipped employees’ rights are protected. If you believe your employer may not be paying you correct and need an answer to your questions about what the rights of tipped employees are, contact the Paycheck Warriors at Barkan Meizlish, LLP for a FREE consultation.