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Skycaps and waiters find a legal champion

Lawyer's suits target tip-skimming

Shannon Liss-Riordan (left) and co-counsel Hillary Schwab have won lawsuits on tips for low-paid service workers. Shannon Liss-Riordan (left) and co-counsel Hillary Schwab have won lawsuits on tips for low-paid service workers. (David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)
By Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / April 29, 2008

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Days after a federal jury ordered American Airlines to pay a group of nine local skycaps more than $325,000 in lost tips, the plaintiffs and their legal team celebrated with a boisterous dinner at Ruth's Chris Steak House at Boston's Old City Hall. (Full article: 1215 words)

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