Starbucks Tells 2nd Circ. Assistant Managers Don't Merit Tips

Law360, New York (February 23, 2012, 7:51 PM ET) -- Starbucks Corp. urged the Second Circuit on Wednesday not to revive a putative class action brought by assistant managers who claim the chain denies them their portion of pooled tips, maintaining that New York state law does not entitle them to a share.

In a brief filed in response to the assistant managers' appeal, Starbucks said that regardless of whether the assistant managers are eligible to participate in a tip pool under section 196-d of New York's labor law, the law does not create any entitlement...
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