In the dining area, if someone hands you a tip or an envelope, that is yours to keep. Many servers share their tip with their back waiter. Back waiters might also get direct tips. Housekeepers and porters get direct tips and all these positions also get a piece of the shared tip pol which comes from the daily service charge that gets added to guests bills.
You keep your tips
Yes and will share with all co workers
Yes , share to all your co workers
Need to share equally
Yes. not much for managers but you can keep what you get
Answered - Relief Maître D/Head Waiter (Current Employee) - Memphis, TN
Yes you are in a tip pool with the restaurant , and housekeeping staff , plus whatever extra cash you earn from guest is yours to keep.
Answered - Server (Former Employee) - Portland, OR