The state Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that Starbucks baristas in New York must share their tips with shift supervisors, but not assistant managers.
The Court of Appeals found that shift supervisors do much of the same work as the coffee servers and therefore get to share in the tips. The court also ruled the company can deny those tips to assistant managers.
New York’s top court will give its two cents into the brewing controversy over Starbucks baristas’ tip jars: whether shift supervisors and assistant managers are legally entitled to dip into them.
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Times are tough and tips can make a lot of difference for some workers.
Workers who rely on tip jars to bolster their incomes have noticed a dip in tips because of an increase in the use of plastic for purchases. To combat the problem, new technology called DipJar has popped up in some cafes and shops across the city.
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“Instead of a fixed dollar amount the tip calculator will set the default tips at a percentage of the fare,” Taxi and Limousine Commission Commissioner David Yassky said.
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