Tip-Pooling Cases Down, Not Out After Calif. Ruling

Law360, New York (August 11, 2010, 1:50 PM EDT) -- A California Supreme Court ruling that found employees have no right to sue under the state Labor Code section governing gratuities is a blow to growing litigation over tip-pooling, but it's far from the death knell, attorneys said.

Monday's ruling in Lu v. Hawaiian Gardens Casino Inc. affirmed an appeals court's decision that employees have no private cause of action under Section 351 of the Labor Code. But the state's highest court did not foreclose all means of recourse, noting that plaintiffs could bring tip-pooling claims...
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