Court Grants Preliminary Approval to Settlement in Wal-Mart Class Action

The King County Superior Court has granted preliminary approval to the settlement of the almost eight-year-long class action case against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. for violation of Washington’s wage and hour laws. TBS served as co-lead counsel to the class in the case. Notice of the settlement, along with claim forms, has been mailed to more than 80,000 class members. Class members have until August 19, 2009 to submit a claim form to the claims administrator. To request a notice packet, please contact the claims administrator at 1-877-867-6208.

A final approval hearing has been set for July 20, 2009.

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