N.Y. Barista Is Latest To Sue Starbucks Over Tips

Law360, New York (April 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Last month's $105 million ruling against Starbucks Corp. over its tip policy in California continues to have repercussions for the coffee chain, as another lawsuit on the same issue was filed Thursday in New York.

Since the California ruling on March 19, former baristas in Massachusetts, Minnesota and now New York have all sued Starbucks over its policy of splitting the tip pool with shift supervisors.

Former server Jeana Barenboim, who worked at a Starbucks location in New York City until recently, filed the proposed New...
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