Hotel Staffing Co. Enters Ch. 11 With PE-Backed Sale Plan

Law360, Wilmington (October 24, 2013, 5:20 PM ET) -- Hospitality Staffing Solutions Group LLC, one of the nation's largest staffing firms for the hotel industry, filed for Chapter 11 protection Thursday in Delaware, with an affiliate of private equity firm Littlejohn & Co. LLC lined up as stalking horse bidder for a bankruptcy sale.

Atlanta-based HSS listed liabilities that tally up to about $60 million, and said that it sought court protection after inheriting several operational issues when its current owners purchased the company in 2010.

Among the problems were employee verification and compliance issues,...
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