Class Certified In Wal-Mart Wage-And-Hour Suit

Law360, New York (February 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge certified two subclasses of plaintiffs on Tuesday in a lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which has been accused of flouting California's labor laws by failing to fully compensate workers who left the company.

Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California partly granted plaintiffs' motion for class certification, recognizing the two largest proposed subclasses but not a smaller third one. She also denied a motion by Wal-Mart to strike testimony from one of the plaintiffs' expert...
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