Nevada judge rules servers don’t get overtime pay
LAS VEGAS (AP) – A Clark County judge has ruled that Nevada hotel banquet servers aren’t entitled to time-and-a-half overtime pay under federal or state law.
Las Vegas Sands Corp.’s Venetian resort was sued by former banquet server Steven Csomos in January 2009. Csomos said he was paid for all hours worked, but he didn’t receive time-and-a-half pay for overtime.
But Clark County District Court Judge Linda Bell ruled that banquet servers are exempt from overtime pay, which has been an industry practice for years.
Attorney Leon Greenberg filed the lawsuit seeking class-action status against the Venetian and said Wednesday the ruling will be appealed.