SEATTLE — Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark., has agreed to pay up to $35 million to settle a class-action lawsuit here alleging the retailer forced workers to skip breaks and work off the clock, the Associated Press reported.
The class included 88,000 workers. Wal-Mart last year said it would spend up to $640 million to settle various labor suits. The Washington case provides $10,000 each for three workers who brought the lawsuit and payments between $50 and $950 to other workers, depending on the violations, the report said.
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