Hilton, Call Center Workers Strike Deal Over Wages

Law360, New York (August 23, 2011, 6:28 PM EDT) -- A group of Hilton Worldwide Inc. call center employees on Monday asked a California federal judge to grant final approval to a $950,000 settlement of a class action against the hotel giant, which stands accused of withholding workers' wages and forcing them to routinely work off the clock.

Under the proposed terms of the settlement, the $950,000 would be split among the 1,354 class members after attorneys' fees, costs and expenses are deducted. Each worker would receive an average of $400, according to the motion....
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