Wal-Mart Contractor Misled Workers In OT Case, Judge Finds

Law360, New York (March 29, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT) -- Warehouse operator and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. contractor Schneider Logistics Transloading & Distribution Inc. coerced and misled employees while interviewing them about possible wage-and-hour violations at issue in a putative class action against the company, a California federal judge said Monday.

U.S. District Judge Christina A. Snyder said in a minute order that when Schneider and its attorneys interviewed more than 100 workers at the company's warehouses in Mira Loma, Calif., it failed to fully inform them that the information they provided might be used for the...
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