Wal-Mart Cashiers Settle Texas FLSA Claims For $2M

Law360, New York (April 24, 2012, 4:03 PM EDT) -- A group of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cashiers in Texas on Friday resolved their class action accusing the retail giant of failing to pay them appropriate overtime wages, agreeing on a settlement amount of more than $2 million.

The plaintiffs submitted a motion to approve the settlement to U.S. District Judge Kenneth M. Hoyt. They said the resolution is preferable to the expenses and time associated with continued litigation.

“The settlement resulted from active, arm's-length negotiations between experienced counsel knowledgeable about the strengths and weaknesses of the claims...
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