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Hawaii justices allow lawsuits over tips

The high court's ruling clears the way for several stalled cases against isle hotels to go forward

By Allison Schaefers

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 16, 2013

~~<p>Hawaii hotel workers can sue their employers for money the hotels collected as service charges but didn't pass on to the employees, the Hawaii Supreme Court ruled Monday.</p>
<p>The ruling paves the way for potentially thousands of Hawaii service staff to recover remedies from their employers that could total millions of dollars, said attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan.</p>
~~

Hawaii hotel workers can sue their employers for money the hotels collected as service charges but didn't pass on to the employees, the Hawaii Supreme Court ruled Monday.

The ruling paves the way for potentially thousands of Hawaii service staff to recover remedies from their employers that could total millions of dollars, said attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan. Login for more...



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