Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Wal-Mart Stores
Current Parent Company: 
Walmart
Penalty: 
$4,450,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
May 21, 2010
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
wage and hour violation
Secondary Offense: 
other pay violation
Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
District of Oregon
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
08-cv-48-MO; 09-cv-2018-MO
Case Name: 
Moore v. Wal-Mart Stores; Klink v. Wal-Mart Stores
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-discount stores
Source of Data: 

The dollar figure comes from a May 21, 2010 Wal-Mart press release; online at http://corporate.walmart.com/_news_/news-archive/2010/05/21/corporate-st.... See also: 6-12 Mealey's Litig. Rep. Employ. L. 19 (2010).

Link to Archived Court Document: 
Notes: 

Case focused on allegations that the company was violating Oregon law requiring that workers be compensated for vacation leave, overtime and other remuneration at termination. The settlement covered two cases that had been consolidated. Wal-Mart agreed to pay at least $2 million and as much as $4.45 million.

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Parent company note: 
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