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Wal-Mart pays $40,000,000 to 87,500 employees after 8 year Wage Theft suit, largest in MA history.

Wal-Mart pays $40,000,000 to 87,500 employees after 8 year Wage Theft suit, largest in MA history.

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Initially filed in 2001, a class-action lawsuit against Wal-Mart was settled for Wage Theft violations including denied breaks, unpaid overtime, and manipulated time cards, for $40 million to be paid to 87,500 current and former employees with each receiving between $400 and $2,500 for an average of $734 per employee.

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2009/12/03/wal_mart_will_pay_40m_to_workers/?page=1