July 10, 2008
Wage & Hour Violations Cost Wal-Mart $6.5 Million
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Wal-Mart Inc. was ordered to pay more than $6.5 million in compensatory damages to current and former employees who worked in Minnesota. In Nancy Braun, et al. v. Wal-Mart, Inc., et al., No. 19-CO-01-9790, Minn. Dist., Dakota Co., Wal-Mart was found to have committed over two million violations of state laws including failure to provide rest and meal breaks as required by law or contract, requiring off-the-clock work during training, and improper record keeping. Wal-Mart also faces additional punitive damages and statutory penalties in excess of $2 billion.


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