Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Wal-Mart Stores
Current Parent Company: 
Walmart
Penalty: 
$54,000,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
December 9, 2008
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
wage and hour violation
Secondary Offense: 
off-the-clock work
Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Minnesota District Court
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
19-CO-01-9790
Case Name: 
Braun v. Wal-Mart Inc.
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
Minnesota
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retail-discount stores
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Source of Data: 

The dollar figures come from page 46 of the 2009 Wal-Mart Annual Report; online at http://s2.q4cdn.com/056532643/files/doc_financials/2009/Annual/2009-annu.... See also: 5-12 Mealey's Litig. Rep. Employ. L. 18 (2009)

Link to Archived Court Document: 
Notes: 

Case focused on allegations that the company violated Minnesota labor laws by requiring employees to work off the clock during training.

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Parent company note: 
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