Wal-Mart Strikes Back At Wage-And-Hour Action

Law360, New York (August 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. aims to sink allegations raised in a consolidated action filed by a proposed class of current and former employees that the retail giant violated California wage-and-hour laws.

The Bentonville, Ark., company urged the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Friday to toss the suit, alleging that the plaintiffs failed to state a claim upon which relief can be granted and that they waived their rights to bring the action.

The consolidated complaint alleged that Wal-Mart breached state wage-and-hour laws...
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