HASTINGS, Minn. — A district court judge here said Wal-Mart is liable for about $6.5 million in back wages for employees who were denied rest breaks and meal breaks or were forced to work without full pay, a lawyer representing a class of about 56,000 plaintiffs told SN. In addition, Wal-Mart violated state labor statutes more than 2 million times — which could cost the Bentonville, Ark., retailer fines of up to $2 billion, according to Justin Perl of the Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand ...
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