College Pays $86K to Settle Withheld Gratuity Lawsuit

Workers at Williams College allege that the school collected a 15% gratuity at functions that it withheld despite telling patrons it would be distributed to workers.

Williams College will pay $86,000 into a fund for distribution to 58 current and former employees of its catering and dining services departments as reimbursement for tips that were allegedly withheld by the college, reports the Berkshire Eagle. The payment, made per a settlement of a class action lawsuit in Berkshire Superior Court, compensates

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