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Another Employer Hit With Class Action Over Tips

Caribou Coffee, a Minnesota-based coffee shop chain, has been slapped with a class action lawsuit charging that the company violated state labor laws, similar to California’s, that bar management from sharing in customer tips left for employees. The lawsuit was filed close on the heels of a California court’s ruling in March 2008 that Starbucks […]

DSLE Manual Quickly Updated to Reflect Brinker

Just days after a California appeals court issued the Brinker Restaurant Corp. ruling on meal and rest periods (see our story on the new case on p. 1), the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) updated its Enforcement Policies and Interpretations Manual to reflect the new legal interpretations the court provided. It remains to […]