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Wal-Mart Faces Demand For $62M In New Damages

Law360 (January 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Just months after securing a significant financial victory against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., a group of the retailer’s current and former Pennsylvania employees have returned to court in hopes of winning tens of millions of dollars in new wage-and-hour damages.

The plaintiffs gleaned a $78.5 million damage award in October, but said in court on Wednesday they deserve another $62 million because Wal-Mart allegedly violated a Pennsylvania labor law against companies acting in bad faith.

The new amount, if awarded, would equal roughly $500 in new damages...
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