Tips

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High New York Court: Starbucks Baristas Must Share Tips

The state Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that Starbucks baristas in New York must share their tips with shift supervisors, but not assistant managers.

06/26/2013

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NY Court: Starbucks Baristas Must Share Tips With Shift Supervisors

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.

06/26/2013

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NY’s Top Court To Decide Who Can Tap Starbucks’ Tip Jars

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.

05/28/2013

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Clever Cleaning: Common Household Items Can Double As Cleaning Tools

Common household items — vinegar, toothpaste and even crayons — can double as clever cleaning agents. Elaine Griffin, contributing design edior for Better Homes and Gardens joined The Couch to share her tips.

01/10/2013

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Mobile Couch: A New Way Of Giving

Times are tough and tips can make a lot of difference for some workers.

09/19/2012

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Columbia Grad Launches Electronic Tip Jar For The Credit Card Era

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.

08/29/2012

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5 Driving Tips To Protect Your Family

Start your new year with a resolution of safety. Check out these must-do tips.

04/01/2012

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5 Tips To Save Gas

Check out these tips from EcoMedia on how to save energy on the road, which in turn could help you spend less on gas.

03/23/2012

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Suggested Tips In New York City Taxis To Be Phased Out

“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.

01/09/2012

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Helpful Handyman Advice

Hiring a handyman can be an affordable way to tackle multiple projects at once, but finding the right one isn’t always easy.

07/29/2011

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