On October 4, 2012, Hadsell Stormer Richardson & Renick, LLP filed suit against the owners and operators of the Holiday Inn LAX Hotel on behalf of the hourly workers, including housekeepers and servers. In the Complaint (viewable here – Complaint.10.4.12-Holiday Inn.pdf), the Plaintiffs allege that they were denied pay, overtime, meal and rest breaks in violation of the California Labor Code. In addition, they allege that the Hotel refused to reimburse them for equipment and materials they were required to buy to perform their jobs and that the Holiday Inn LAX failed to pay the Living Wage as required by the City of Los Angeles. If you have any questions about the lawsuit, please contact partners Randy Renick or Cornelia Dai.

The lawsuit has received extensive coverage:

Fox:  http://www.myfoxla.com/video?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=7800240

LA Business Journal:  http://www.labusinessjournal.com/news/2012/oct/04/lax-hotel-employees-file-suit-unpaid-wages/