According to plaintiffs lawyers, a $172 million verdict wasn't enough to stop Wal-Mart from continuing to violate California's meal and rest break law. A judge is now considering whether the company should have a court-appointed supervisor to ensure compliance. Because the case is one of the few meal and rest break class actions to reach a trial verdict, the outcome of the injunctive relief phase could offer a rare glimpse into what measures a court may be willing to impose on a recalcitrant company.
No Break for Wal-Mart on Its Meal Policy
June 29, 2006