Three former Wal-Mart workers in California are asking a judge to grant class-action
status to their lawsuit accusing the company of time shaving, which the workers
say included managers deleting overtime hours from payroll records, Reuters
In addition, the workers allege that if they forgot to punch-in after meal
breaks, the company denied them pay for the remainder of the day. The lawsuit
seeks damages, penalties, and restitution, the news service reports.
A company spokesperson tells Reuters that the company has not seen the lawsuit.
The company has said that its policy is that employees must be paid for all
The news service notes that the company has faced a number of lawsuits alleging
labor-law violations. Last week, the company launched a national campaign to
respond to critics of its labor and business practices. The company also created
a website, www.walmartfacts.com,
which the company says will offer the "unfiltered truth" about its