Wal-Mart Misreported Hours To Dodge OT, Suit Says

Law360, New York (July 27, 2011, 8:00 PM EDT) -- A putative class action removed to Indiana federal court Wednesday claims that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. avoided paying overtime by requiring employees to work excess hours in one week of a pay period and then shifting the hours to another week.

The lawsuit, originally filed June 6 in state court, asserts that the retail giant has violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by denying its workers overtime compensation and by failing to keep accurate records of the hours they worked.

The plaintiffs allege that Wal-Mart required workers...
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