A Boston attorney will seek class action status after a federal jury awarded her clients, 9 American Airlines skycaps, $325,000 in lost tips after the airline instituted a $2 per bag curbside check in fee at Logan International. In another “tip” development, Starbucks Coffee got sued by New York City Barristas in U.S. District Court, for the tip sharing policy that resulted in a $100 Million ruling by a California judge. That ruling is currently being appealed and Starbucks is referring to the NYC lawsuit and others like around the country as “copycat lawsuits”. It vows to vigorously defend the litigation.
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