BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores here yesterday said it has agreed to settle 63 wage and hour class-action lawsuits that have been pending against the company for several years for between $352 million and $640 million, depending on the amount of claims submitted by members of the class. Wal-Mart said it would take a fourth-quarter charge of $250 million, after taxes, or about 6 cents per share. In addition to the monetary payments, which are subject to court approval, Wal-Mart also said ...

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