Wal-Mart Shells Out Up To $86M To End 2 Pay Suits

Law360, New York (May 12, 2010, 10:46 AM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has agreed to pay up to $86 million to settle two lawsuits accusing the retail giant of failing to pay thousands of workers for vacation and personal time upon terminating their employment.

The settlement also includes injunctive relief that will force the retailer to fix the way it calculates such payments to workers in the future, according to an unopposed motion lodged Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California by attorneys for four named plaintiffs including Danton Ballard...
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