COURT DISMISSES CHARGE IN WAL-MART CASE

NEWARK, N.J. -- A federal court judge here dismissed racketeering charges against Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark., in a case involving undocumented individuals working as janitors at Wal-Mart stores, but said the plaintiffs could amend the request and possibly have the racketeering charges reinstated.However, Judge Joseph Greenaway said the plaintiffs could proceed to trial on a collective-action

NEWARK, N.J. -- A federal court judge here dismissed racketeering charges against Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark., in a case involving undocumented individuals working as janitors at Wal-Mart stores, but said the plaintiffs could amend the request and possibly have the racketeering charges reinstated.

However, Judge Joseph Greenaway said the plaintiffs could proceed to trial on a collective-action claim charging Wal-Mart with failure to pay minimum wages and overtime, and a p

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