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Wal-Mart to Pay $40 Million to Settle Labor Suit

Wal-Mart agreed to pay $40 million to settle a lawsuit filed in Massachusetts that alleged the big-box retailer cheated 87,500 current and former employees in the state out of pay and failed to obey work rules. The class-action suit, filed in 2001, accused Wal-Mart of altering time cards, refusing to pay overtime, and denying workers rest and meal breaks.

In Wal-Mart we trust

Lost your job? Work at Wal-Mart. Stop cringing. In a market with rising unemployment, the world's largest retailer is getting even bigger and it's...

Investing in the latest census data

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the minority population in the United States reached an estimated 104.6 million, or 34 percent of the nation's...

Wal-Mart posts in-line quarter

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) today posted results that under normal circumstances would be considered mediocre but are extraordinary given the current...