Aspen Hospitality Cos. Pay $1M Over FLSA Violations

Law360, New York (February 25, 2014, 7:16 PM EST) -- Several Aspen, Colo., hospitality companies have agreed to pay nearly $1 million in back wages and liquidated damages to settle minimum wage, overtime and record-keeping violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act, the U.S. Department of Labor told Law360 on Tuesday.

About 39 hotels, restaurants and other hospitality companies have agreed to shell out $953,264.06 — more than half of that figure came from back wages, according to a DOL document emailed to Law360. Resort operator Aspen Skiing Co. agreed to pay $108,796 in both back wages and liquidated damages to 300 employees following an investigation into the local hospitality industry....

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