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Former Daufuskie resort employees win vacation pay after four-year fight

By BRIAN HEFFERNAN 843-706-8142 Published Friday, December 28, 2012 Read more here: About 50 former employees of the now-defunct Daufuskie Island Resort and Breathe Spa received checks this week after a four-year legal battle over unpaid vacation time and health insurance claims. Most of the checks, totaling nearly $175,000, were mailed from a Bluffton law office Thursday, said the employees' attorney, Marshall Horton. The employees' legal fight, which began in 2009, ended last month in a settlement with the former resort and its management company. For some of the former employees, the checks remind them of a time they'd rather not remember. "Over the years, I've just kind of forgotten about it," said former resort manager Tai Ford. "You don't want to sit and wait around for something that may not happen.&qu