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DOL Extends Comment Deadline on Proposed Tip Pooling Rule Amid Pressure

The U.S. Department of Labor announced Tuesday that it is extending the deadline for the public to make comments on its newly proposed changes to tip pooling rules from 30 days to 60 days. This move comes after Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta received a letter from 46 Democrats from the House of Representatives, which stated that the 30-day period for comments was too short, since the DOL did not release a quantitative analysis of the impacts the rule would have on 1.