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Route 91 festival bartenders say they weren't paid in full

Posted at 2:22 PM, Mar 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-20 17:22:41-04

The company that bartenders say hired them for the Route 91 Harvest music festival went out of business, resulting in an investigation surrounding hiring practices.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Saturday that many of the bartenders say they didn't receive proper pay. At least five said they expected to make a couple thousand dollars as bartenders working for Roar Staffing and Production, but instead received $757 each in cash.

Geoff Hinds, listed as the president of Roar in state documents, did not respond to a request for comment. Geoff Jones, who helped to hire many of the bartenders who staffed the event, also did not return a request for comment.

58 were killed at the festival in question when a gunman opened fire before killing himself.