SEATTLE Starbucks has vowed in a statement to fight any litigation that accuses it of illegally allowing shift supervisors to share in barista tips. Starbucks posted the statement on its website on Wednesday after a former barista filed suit earlier this week in Massachusetts, alleging that he was forced by Starbucks to share his tips with shift supervisors. Last week, a judge in California ruled that shift supervisors cannot share in barista tips and ordered Starbucks to pay $87 ...

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