Foreign Cruise Workers’ Labor Fight Sunk In High Court

Law360, New York (October 9, 2013, 8:18 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a suit accusing Celebrity Cruises Inc. of withholding workers’ tips, most likely because there were no Americans in the putative class, in a decision some experts say adds to case law that lets cruise lines duck tougher U.S. labor laws.

While the high court declined to give a reason for refusing to certify the petition for a proposed class of cabin stewards, experts contend the decision ultimately rested on the fact that the suit's major players were...
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