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Law dictates who can share in tip pool

Q. I work at a restaurant full time, and most of what I earn is based on tips. We have always kept our own tips, but the new manager decided that we are now going to pool tips. No one on the wait staff is happy about it, and we are now making less than we used to. I’m not saying he is skimming, but I want control of the money people leave me. What can we do about this?

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