The Applebee’s class action wage case by Rochester law firm Solomon & Thomas should be a strong reminder for restaurant and bar owners and managers to give their tipped workers the legally required labor law notices. Failure to give the written notice could result in a $2500 fine. These cases are nationwide and can result in both regulatory penalties for non-compliance violations and civil liability to the employees. The cost could be substantial and is totally preventable. Click the following link for a sample notice you can use.