Wal-Mart Settles Employees’ Class Action Over Wage & Hour Laws

Retail giant Wal-Mart will pay $40 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that accused the chain of the violating wage-and-hour laws, the Boston Globe reports. The settlement covers as many as 87,500 current and former employees in Massachusetts who were allegedly denied rest and meal breaks, overtime pay and other wages. The settlement is the largest in a wage-and-hour case in state history, according to the newspaper.


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