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Hilton LAX Settles Lengthy Unpaid Overtime Lawsuit for $2.5 Million

This is a settlement for the California - Overtime Violations lawsuit.

Los Angeles, CA: The Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel has agreed a $2.5 million settlement in the wage and hour class action brought by 1,200 of its hotel workers. The lawsuit alleged that the hotel withheld wages, failed to pay overtime and failed to provide meal and rest breaks.

Filed in 2008, the unpaid overtime class action covers all hourly workers who worked at the hotel from 2004 to 2011.

Other allegations included in the lawsuit were that the Hilton LAX did not pay its employees for time spent preparing for work and putting on and taking off work uniforms that were required to be left at the hotel. And, that plaintiffs were required to fill out time sheets saying they took breaks whether they truthfully did or not.

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Published on Jun-6-12


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