Casino Settles over Allegations It Stacked the Deck Against Its Employees

  • Massachusetts AG Andrea Campbell settled with MGM Springfield for $6.8 million to resolve allegations the casino violated various state wage and hour laws.
  • AG Campbell alleges that MGM Springfield committed various violations of the law, including failing to make timely payment of wages, failing to pay overtime wages, failing to pay minimum wage, and failing to appropriately distribute tips to staff.
  • Under the terms of the settlement, MGM Springfield must pay a penalty of approximately $6.4 million to the state and $461,000 in restitution to harmed employees. MGM Springfield also agrees to abide by all applicable wage and hour laws and to establish a compliance and monitoring program.