High Court Won't Review Wal-Mart's $188M Break Suit Loss

Law360, New York (April 4, 2016, 10:22 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it would not review a $188 million award to a class of Wal-Mart workers who were denied rest breaks, leaving in place a lower court ruling the retail giant claimed came from an unconstitutional "trial by formula."

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had appealed a December 2014 ruling from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that affirmed the award for nearly 200,000 workers who were allegedly forced to work off the clock and skip rest and meal breaks.

The retailer argued the plaintiffs...
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