Wal-Mart To Pay $1.6M To End Faulty Pay Stub Suit

By Vin Gurrieri (August 24, 2017, 7:25 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has agreed to pay $1.6 million to end a potential class action accusing it of improperly mislabeling certain employees' pay stubs with only the words "Wal-Mart" or "Walmart" instead of with the company's full legal name, according to a California federal court filing on Thursday.

Named plaintiff Myrica Smith filed a motion asking U.S. District Judge James Donato to approve a deal that would put to bed claims brought on behalf of about 110,000 California employees that Walmart furnished them with inaccurate wage statements, in violation of California law.

"The proposed settlement in this class action is well...

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