Caroline Donze was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She attended Louisiana State University for both her undergraduate and law degrees. She received the Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing in 2018 for her law review article, “Breaking the Seal of Confession: Examining the Constitutionality of the Clergy-Penitent Privilege in Mandatory Reporting Law.” Following federal clerkships at the district and appellate levels, she is excited to pursue a career in labor and employment law.
Insights by Caroline E. Donze
Employers will soon face stricter financial penalties for keeping their employees’ tips under a final rule published by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on September 24, 2021. Section 3(m)(2)(B) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) prohibits employers—including “managers and supervisors”—from keeping employees’ tips “for any purposes,” regardless of whether employers claim a tip credit.