Marriott's Ritz-Carlton Pays $2M To End OT Class Action

Law360, New York (February 5, 2013, 1:32 PM EST) -- Marriott International Inc. subsidiary The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. LLC will pay $2 million to settle claims that it underpaid overtime wages to thousands of California employees, according to court documents filed Friday.

Ritz-Carlton will pay out to roughly 1,500 current and former employees at three luxury hotels in San Francisco, Half Moon Bay and Lake Tahoe, putting to rest allegations that the chain violated California state wage and hour laws by skimping on overtime.

Both sides said they had faith in their arguments, but that the...
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