BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores here has agreed to pay up to $54.25 million to settle a class-action wage-and-hour lawsuit in Minneapolis, the retailer and prosecutors announced in a joint statement Tuesday. The class includes approximately 100,000 current and former hourly associates who worked at Wal-Mart Stores and Sam’s Clubs locations in Minnesota from Sept. 11, 1998, through Nov. 14, 2008. Wal-Mart also agreed to maintain various electronic systems, surveys, and notices that will ...

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