NY Court Grants Employers Broad Discretion In Tip Pooling
In Barenboim v. Starbucks Corp., __ N.E.2d ___, (2013), the court sided with the employer, ruling that the inclusion of all shift supervisors in the employer-mandated tip-allocation arrangement, or "tip pool," was lawful under New York's wage payment statute. See N.Y. Labor Law §196-d.
In reaching this decision, the court held that...
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