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Schneider to pay $21M to settle labor lawsuit from warehouse workers

| May 23, 2014

SchneiderSchneider Logistics Transloading and Distribution and Wal-Mart have agreed to pay $21 million to settle a wage-and-hour lawsuit brought by 1,800 Southern California warehouse workers.

If the federal district court approves the settlement, the Wisconsin-based company will pay $21 million, but it is unclear if Wal-Mart will contribute to this award. The alleged federal and state violations occurred at three Wal-Mart-dedicated Schneider Logistics distribution centers 2001-2013. 

The plaintiffs say law regarding breaks, overtime and minimum wage were violated at the Mira Loma centers. In January, the court had ruled Wal-Mart would be considered a potential joint employer in the litigation.

  • guest

    Sure…those are slave companies…they dont want to PAY money for LABOR!!!! Only money to Fatten their WALLETS!!!!! This goes on everywhere thats why they call it the LABOR RACKET. They want ALL Americans to be Slaves…and live in a trailer park and shop at WALMART…they have CHEATED Americans all their lives…why stop Now just because of some dumb labor Laws???? No Way!!!

  • mario

    This true destroying MIDDLECLASS for last30 yrs and continues justified this why do we put up with it.THats the ?. strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.