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Wal-Mart Hit With Calif. Unpaid Wages Class Action

Law360, New York (September 4, 2015, 5:30 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was slapped Thursday with a putative class action under the Private Attorneys General Act in Los Angeles court, accusing the retail giant of misclassifying its asset protection coordinators and shorting them on overtime wages.

The suit alleges Wal-Mart improperly classified its asset protection coordinators as exempt and paid them on a salary basis while withholding overtime hours and missed meal periods and rest breaks. However, the position actually entails duties that are not exempt, according to the complaint.

"Plaintiffs are informed and believes...
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