A Philadelphia judge has awarded an additional $62 million in statutory liquidated damages to 124,506 current and former Pennsylvania employees of retail titan Wal-Mart who a Philadelphia jury found were not properly compensated for off-the-clock work and missed rest breaks.
Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Mark I. Bernstein, who presided over the 2006 trial in Hummel v. Wal-Mart and Braun v. Wal-Mart, Wednesday awarded $62,253,000 to the plaintiffs who worked after Jan. 1, 2002.
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