Marriott Servers Win Back Pay In Suit Seeking Unpaid Tips

Law360, New York (November 1, 2013, 9:15 PM EDT) -- Former food and beverage service workers at Marriott Hotel Services Inc. will receive payment for lost wages, a Hawaii federal court ruled Thursday in granting partial summary judgment to a class of servers accusing the hotel of pocketing portions of gratuity fees included in customers' checks.

U.S. District Judge Leslie E. Kobayashi ruled in favor of the hospitality workers on the issue of gratuity fees collected before January 2009, saying there was no issue of material fact concerning whether Marriott had violated Hawaii law by taking...
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