First Circuit affirms win for Starbucks baristas over tip-sharing

, The National Law Journal

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Starbucks Corp. owes baristas in Massachusetts $14.1 million for a policy that gave shift supervisors a share of the tips, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has ruled.

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  • Lulaine

    This is a huge win for the baristas at Starbucks and workers who are in similar positions at similar companies. When it comes to tips especially, things can get complicated especially quickly and given the growing job market in that area this could be a watershed moment for baristas all over the world.

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