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Monday, May 7, 2012
Wal-Mart Pays $4.8 Million in Back Pay
An investigation by the Department of Labor has shown that Wal-Mart is misclassifying certain employees; consequently, violating federal overtime pay laws. As a result of this investigation, Wal-Mart has agreed to pay $4.8 million in back pay to thousands of employees. However,a much larger issue may be at hand. There are probably many more employees who qualify for back pay than those who are included in the settlement. Also, many employees included in this settlement may have not been compensated for all the back pay owed. If you feel that you may qualify for back pay from Walmart, please contact Paulus Law Firm at email@example.com.