Just months after a federal judge decertified a class action suit charging retail giant Wal-Mart with complicity in janitorial contractors’ abuses of illegal aliens, a second attempt has been filed — one that looks suspiciously like the first.
The new suit seeks certification on behalf of a class of immigrant janitors who are or have been employed at Wal-Mart stores in the United States who were denied the wages, benefits or other protections to which they are entitled under law. Both suits also include a subclass consisting of class members who were falsely imprisoned or otherwise confined by the company’s alleged practice of locking employees inside Wal-Mart stores while they worked.
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