Calif. high court passes on Starbucks tip case

SAN DIEGO The California Supreme Court has declined to review an appeals court ruling that earlier this year said Starbucks shift supervisors could legally share in collective tip jars.

In June, astate appeals court in San Diego reversed a Superior Court decision awarding Starbucks baristas $86 million in restitution, plus about $20 million in interest, resulting from a class-action lawsuit filed in 2004.

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