WAL-MART SUED FOR UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICES

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores faces a lawsuit in New York state that accuses the company of unfair labor practices.Filed in a New York state court in Manhattan, the suit charges the retailer with forcing hourly employees to work off the clock and denying them adequate rest breaks, among other practices.The lawsuit, filed by Maria Gamble, a former employee at the store in Centereach, N.Y., is

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores faces a lawsuit in New York state that accuses the company of unfair labor practices.

Filed in a New York state court in Manhattan, the suit charges the retailer with forcing hourly employees to work off the clock and denying them adequate rest breaks, among other practices.

The lawsuit, filed by Maria Gamble, a former employee at the store in Centereach, N.Y., is seeking class-action status on behalf of 20,000 current and past hourly emplo

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