Mass. High Court Revives Wal-Mart Class Action

Law360, New York (September 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. must contend with a class of 67,500 workers alleging the discount giant shorted their wages and forced them to work through meal and rest breaks, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Circuit ruled Tuesday.

The Massachusetts high court reversed a lower court's September 2006 decision to decertify the class of current and former hourly Wal-Mart workers who worked for the company in Massachusetts for at least a decade.

Wal-Mart is accused of shaving time off employees' paychecks by forcing them to work off the clock...
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