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'Weight Program' lawsuit against Borgata Hotel settles out of court
Friday, August 1, 2008 at 8:19:15 PM
Atlantic City--A lawsuit brought against an Atlantic City, N.J., casino by former cocktail servers who objected to a mandatory weight program has been settled out of court.
The $70 million lawsuit against Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa was settled before it could go to trial, but the details of the settlement were not released, the Press of Atlantic City reported Thursday.
However, the settlement allows Borgata to continue its controversial policy that allows for cocktail servers to be fired if they gain more than 7 percent of their body weight. The policy is being challenged in an unrelated suit by a casino labor union.
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