Hilton Gets Green Light For $2.5M Wage Action Settlement

Law360, Los Angeles (October 5, 2011, 3:04 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Wednesday granted preliminary approval of Hilton Hotels Corp.’s $2.5 million settlement with a class of more than 1,000 hourly workers who say the hospitality chain denied them meal and rest breaks and refused to pay overtime compensation.

“Based on the papers submitted, which were very complete, and counsels’ addressing the concerns of the court expressed in the tentative, the court approves the motion for preliminary approval and finds the settlement fair, reasonable and adequate,” Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Jane L. Johnson...
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