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    Hello everyone,

    I was terminated from my last job in NYC. I was hired as a waitress and made
    most of my salary through tips. About a month later, I went to the
    restaurant to pick up my last amount of tip money. A manager told me they lost the tip
    money and that there was nothing they could do. Meanwhile, all of the
    servers have access to where the money is stored. I have tried
    contacting the owner by email and phone several times and she has not
    responded. I'd like to know what my rights are and what the next step

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    You can try filing a wage claim with the New York Dept. of Labor.
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