We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Wal-Mart Ordered To Pay $6.5M To Minn. Workers

Law360 (July 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A state judge has found that Wal-Mart Inc. breached Minnesota labor laws more than 2 million times by shortening employees’ break time and intentionally permitting workers to perform duties off the clock.

Wal-Mart was ordered to pay $6.5 million in compensatory damages to a class of employees by Judge Robert King Jr. of the Dakota County District Court on Monday, but the company may have to pay more than $2 billion if a jury finds it is also liable for civil penalties and punitive damages....
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.