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  • Wal-Mart agrees to $86 million settlement with California employees Wednesday, May 12, 2010 � by jg

    Bloomberg BusinessWeek: Wal-Mart has agreed to pay as much as $86 million to settle a class-action lawsuit claiming it failed to pay vacation and other wages when California employees left the company.

  • Starbucks blames employee for doing what managers told her to do Monday, December 7, 2009 � by jg

    Daily Journal: A California federal judge has ruled a $5 million lawsuit alleging Starbucks Corp. failed to pay overtime and minimum wages may go to trial.

  • Wal-Mart to pay $40 million after shorting employees Thursday, December 3, 2009 � by jg

    Boston Globe: Wal-Mart has agreed to pay $40 million to settle a class action lawsuit accusing the company of denying workers rest and meal breaks, refusing to pay overtime, and manipulating time cards to lower employees’ pay.

  • Rubio’s Restaurants finds another 140 cheated employees but doesn’t want to increase its settlement Thursday, December 3, 2009 � by jg

    Plaintiffs’ lawyer Matthew Righett told the Daily Journal he’d never seen a defendant mistakenly overlook 140 people. “It just seemed like an incredibly presumptuous overreaching to suggest that people should just be folded in on the backs of the people [in the existing class] and reduce the value,” he said.