Four Seasons To Fork Over $4M To Settle Server Tips Suit

Law360, New York (October 31, 2013, 12:44 PM EDT) -- Four Seasons Hotel Ltd. on Wednesday agreed to pay $4 million to settle a class action in Hawaii federal court accusing the hotel giant of cheating its food and beverage service workers out of their tips by pocketing portions of gratuity fees on guest checks.

The plaintiffs asked the court for preliminary approval of the settlement after five years of litigation and two rounds of certified questions before the Hawaii Supreme Court. While some issues in the case, such as the potential awarding of liquidated damages,...
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Davis et al v. Four Seasons Hotel Limited


Case Number

1:08-cv-00525

Court

Hawaii

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other

Judge

HELEN GILLMOR

Date Filed

November 21, 2008

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