Walmart To Pay $65M To End Cashiers' Seating Suit

By Braden Campbell (October 11, 2018, 2:44 PM EDT) -- Walmart Inc. has agreed to pay $65 million to end a long-running class action over its allegedly not giving cashiers seats, according to a motion on Wednesday asking a California federal judge to approve a deal that might rank as the largest ever settlement struck under the state's Private Attorneys General Act.

More than 99,000 front-end cashiers who worked at Walmart since 2008 will split about $10.7 million after the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency and the workers' attorneys take their cuts, according to Wednesday's motion for preliminary approval.

Class counsel with Jones Law Firm and Righetti Glugoski PC asked...

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