tip-sharing http://kplu.org en NY high court eyes who can tap Starbucks' tip jars http://kplu.org/post/ny-high-court-eyes-who-can-tap-starbucks-tip-jars <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;"><span style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px;">Starbucks is defending its tip-sharing policy in New York, with its attorney telling the state's top court that </span>baristas<span style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px;"> and shift supervisors divide up the cash jar weekly because they essentially provide the same customer service.</span></p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;"><p>Attorney Rex Heinke&nbsp;says assistant store managers are excluded because they have an essentially different role and "real power" over the others.</p> Tue, 28 May 2013 19:30:23 +0000 The Associated Press 8910 at http://kplu.org