Temps Take Aim At Wal-Mart Over OT Pay, Work Hours

Law360, New York (October 22, 2012, 6:20 PM EDT) -- A proposed class of temporary workers launched a suit in Illinois federal court Monday accusing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of flouting labor laws by making them work extra hours and denying them proper overtime pay.

The plaintiffs accuse Wal-Mart of forcing them to report earlier to work, stay longer hours, work through their break periods and denying them overtime pay by failing to properly record the hours they worked.

The plaintiffs — who are also targeting staffing agencies Labor Ready Midwest Inc. and QPS Employment Group Inc....
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Case Title

Burks et al v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-08457

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

710(Labor: Fair Standards)

Judge

Honorable Robert M. Dow, Jr

Date Filed

October 22, 2012

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