Wage and Hour Lawsuits against Wal-Mart Settled for over $350 Million

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By: AboutLawsuits | Published: December 30th, 2008

Last week, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced that they have agreed to pay between $352 million and $640 million to settle 63 wage and hour lawsuits filed against the retailer in 42 different states. The lawsuits accused the company of cheating hourly workers by forcing them to work through breaks and not paying them for overtime.

The wage and hour violation settlement may set a new standard for other companies who have been failing to pay employees according to the requirements of federal labor laws.

In recent years, federal court wage and hour class action filings have surpassed employment discrimination class actions, with claims involving issues such as misclassifying employees as salaried or independent contractors, failing to pay for “off-the-clock” work or on-duty meal breaks, denied reimbursements and miscalculation of commissions and bonuses.

Class action wage and hour lawsuits against Wal-Mart have generated a significant amount of media attention, as the retailer is the largest private employer in the world. The company has lost high profile lawsuits over wage violations in California in 2005 and Pennsylvania in 2006, which resulted in verdicts of $172 million and $78 million respectively for Walmart employees in each state.

Earlier this month, Wal-mart agreed to pay $54.3 million to settle a wage and hour class action lawsuit brought on behalf of workers in Minnesota, after a judge found that the company had violated wage and hour laws more than 2 million times.

Under the terms of this latest settlement, current and former employees in 42 states will receive at least $352 million, and the payments could reach $640 million, depending on the number of claims submitted by affected workers.

According to the New York Times, the Walmart settlement resolves all but 12 pending wage and hour lawsuits against the company. Some advocacy groups have suggested that Walmart settled the claims to avoid becoming the target of increased wage and hour enforcement that is expected under the Obama administration.

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  1. Years ago I worked as an hourly and non-exempt employee at McDonalds hamburger. Since I was working nearly 60 hours a week, the company offered me a raise and also to make me a salaried or exempt employee so that they wouldn’t have to pay the overtime. I refused the “promotion” and remained an hourly employee with the lower rate.

    I don’t have sympathy for employees who accept the higher rate of an exempt employee and then also want the benefits of being a non-exempt employee.

    This is an example of ignorant employees who can’t do the math so see if the promotion is really what it seems to be. It is also an exemple of government intervention when a company is forced to pay employees for money they chose not to earn. Hopefully the government is using the lower rate to “repay” these idiots.

  2. Does anyone know the name of the firm or attorney handling this suit? My son is in the same boat and we are currently seeking legal counsel.

    Any 411 would be appreciated!
    thanks

  3. I worked for walmart from August of 1996, to October of 1999,and I hardly ever got my breaks,

  4. I was an asset protection associate, on my day off i came to my store {with my 4 kids on the way to the movie} I spotted a shoplifter and notified managment. we saved $177.00 from getting away. The responding mgr put 15 mins on my pay. As I was leaving she got a call about another shoplifter and told me to go help her. I paused but complyed because of her temper and didn’t want to be fired for not doing it. this happened 3-16-09 I was fired 4-29-09

  5. i have worked for wal mart for over three years and well its the best place ive ever worked u get great benifits and a great chance to advance so what ever u money hungry people are saying well i dont believe you and everone at my store too. walmart helps the people in need especially there associates

  6. I currently work for Wal-Mart, and think it is the worst place to work, ever. I was hired in for Electronics dept, making $7.60 ( electronics has the second highest pay grade ) but moved up front, & they dropped me $.20, but started my friend, who is male, at $7.70, who is also working up front. I think this is completely wrong! I had more retail/cashier experience than he had. Front end is low on the pay scale, so it is very unfair that they started him out more than me, when I was in a posistion that was higher on the scale, and also drop me $.20 when changing posistions. It may just be my store, but all the managers are horrible to work with. They’re may be two half way decent managers there, I can never get any days I ask for off. I asked of my college orientation, which was scheduled for 9am & told my manager if he wanted to work me for him to work me after 1pm cause I had my orientation at 9, after knowing that, he schedules me 9-1, what a douche.

  7. There is a Class Action Law Suit Against Wal-Mart in Illinois for wage, rest breaks, and meal breaks, which both my wife and received forms to fill out if we want to be a part of it. My wife threw hers away and begged me to throw mine away. I refused, only believing that Wal-Mart deserves to pay it’s employees what is owed. My wife has worked there for 5 years, while I only worked there for 1 between 2004 and 2005. My question is: If I had gone through with filling out the forms and entered the suit, would she get fired by Wal-Mart?

  8. I worked at Wal-Mart a couple years ago in IL and so did my friend. I’ve moved about 4 times since then so I didn’t get anything in the mail but she did (that’s how I found out) but I can’t seem to find any information online about it. Only about the lawsuit in Washington. I was constantly stuck working off the clock. I worked over-night, and if 1 day I was stuck later, the next night I would wait to clock in but yet was demanded that I had to be in for the meeting as well as had the other electronics people telling me what to do for the night. If I was on lunch and someone needed a TV found because ‘it says we have 5, where are they?!’ (our tv count was always off) I was always stuck having to go look for it

  9. I WORKED AT WALMART FOR ALL OF 90 DAYS. I HATED WORKING AT WALMART MY BREAKS WERE NEVER ON TIME AND I ALWAYS HAD TO WORK OVER..MY SCHEDULE WAS NEVER THE SAME.I HAVE ALSO MOVED SEVERAL TIMES AND HAVE NOT RECEIVED ANYTHING IN THE MAIL.PLEASE CONTACT ME BY EMAIL…THANKS

  10. II work for Walmart from 10/2002 to 08/2006 – New Port Richey Fl
    The managers force myself to work during break times off the
    clock and sometines during my lunch hours, principal on Saturdays
    and Sundays, I never received info regarding the Law suit against Walmart, I need to participate

  11. Yes everything people say about Wal-mart is correct in some cases I worked off the clock and my time was put on the following week, so they didn’t have to pay me overtime and there was alot of time that I had to clock out because I was over on hours and I didn’t want to get in trouble for being over, and we were locked in with no way out till the morning manager wasn’t there to let me out and some mornings we were all waiting off the clock at the doors, cause the bakery manager was late and we were not paid because they said we should of stayed working and I filled out the form along time ago for the class action lawsuit and I never heard anything back… People that say they treat their people good I never had any problems with them other than my son is a severe chronic asmtmatic and the store coach told me that I had to give at least 2 weeks in advance notice when he was going to be sick for FMLA I was wrote up for missing 3 days on account of his illness… I contacted Wal-mart ethic group and I wasn’t very smart, since I returned my write up to the store manager and he ripped it up… I was also told during one of my pregnacy that i fI couldn’t perform my normal duties then I couldn’t work and so I continued to do my activities and I eventually lost my baby, but I was not able to determnine the cause of death, since they baby was missing during my DNC I believe in my heart that it was due to my working conditions…. I currently work for an awesome company… I wish I wouldn’t have waisted almost 12 1/2 years of my life working for that horrible company, cause if people think their a great company they should look into fotune 500 companies, because they do treat their people with the utmost respect… Good luck to all of you who still work for the company or for the rest of you that patronize them!!!

  12. Hi I have worked for Wal-Mart for 3 years as a supervisor. Never did I get 2 breaks or lunches on time!!!!

  13. I worked for Walmarts in De Ridder louisiana I was called off my break many times and never gave them a problem I worked produce without a break alot of times because I didnt have help I worked the same job as two or three people had too by myself Then when i got hurt I was treated with so much disrespect I worked Produce ; ICS grocery Dairy grocery assc. I was hurt in may of 2007 i had to leave Walmarts finnally in May 2009 Walmarts showed know compassion for me ;now I am hurt where I can’t hold up to a job I WAS ONE OF the strongest workers they had I HAD ONE MANAGER WHO CARE ABOUT ME AND TRYED TO HALP ME and SHE KNOWS WHO SHE IS I THANK HER FOR THAT AFTER TWO SURGERIES MY LIFE IS STILL IN RUINS

  14. I filled out the lawsuit papers and was jus wondering when will I recieve my check. Walmart is a very terrible company or iit jus the management in st louis mo.. I can remember exactly days and times I work off the clock in which they say you shouldnot But would order you to do so after you tell them your on lunch

  15. I was the named plantiff in the case against wal-mart in the Texas Courts. Today my husband recieved paperwork to get his part of the settlement but when I called wal-mart they could not even find me in the system and I worked there for almost 3 years! Does anyone know who the attorney for Texas is so that I can contact them and find out what I need to do?

  16. I worked for walmart for over 14 years as loss prevention team leader.
    Please believe that what these lawsiuts state is absolutely true. I could literally tell hunderds of occations when hourlies were cheated out of proper lunch/break/ or o.t. Does anyone know when the checks from the suits are coming in? thanks

  17. *** Taken directly from the information packet ***

    October, 19 2009 the court will conduct a hearing to determine whether to grant final approval of the Proposed Settlement ( the “Final Approval Hearing” ).

    If the Court approves the Proposed Settlement, Class Member Claims will be paid as soon as practicable after any appeals of such Final Approval Order have been resolved without possibility of further review.

    ______________________

    I was eight months pregnant, ( Wal-mart hired me knowing this ) forced to stand on those worthless rubber mats for five or seven hours at a time. No stool, no chair and I was reprimanded relentlessly for leaning on the wall next to the register. I had maybe half of the breaks I was supposed to have, and it got to the point that I just stopped showing up for work because I was in so much pain from the waist down it just wasn’t worth it. The managers are almost never available and only show up when it’s time to count drawers or move you to another register. Complaints fell on deaf ears.

    I filled out the short form and mailed it out this morning. They mail the packet to the address you used while working at the store. Please read more about class action lawsuits. I joined because I truly believe I would have stayed a loyal employee IF I had been given all breaks and for the entire break period.

  18. i was made to have things done prior to clocking in or after clock out stay and finsh my job…. many times clocking out for lunch and still work and use other sign ons to make the job task able to be preformed

  19. I just started stocking at wal-mart in foods, they have already kept me for over time and made me unload trucks which is recieving. It seems I work the hardest out of everyone on the crew yesterday…I almost worked through my lunch and only took one break for a 9 hour day..and that was my first day off of the CBL’s I am not going to break my back for a company that has no care about me personally…They just need more people doing less work..Fuck wal-mart..its only good for old people that want to talk with there friends in the store..if your young they will use you like a mule…get as much work out of you and then can you. maybe this is not true with all stores, but wal-mart is corporate not franchise..so i am sure they are all prity similar

  20. i worked for walmart in fabrics and crafts, everytime i went for break or lunch they would start paging me for customer assitance, i couldnt handle it and would get up and go to fabrics to assist customers.

  21. well ive wirked for walmart at least 3 times and the pay is ridiculous they cheat you out of everything but they work you like a human dog at first you would have thought walmart was the place to work but along the years after sam walton pass away the company got greedy they aren’t about helping people anymore only helping themselves even management do you any kind of way but i joined in on the class action lawsuit because i have been cheated numorous times not having a break working through my breaks because the manager wanted the dept filled and stocked so it is good somebody putting a stop to the way walmart treats people.

  22. I worked at walmart from 1995 to 2001. I remember times when I had to work without breaks and lunch break. So I think they should have went back a little farther on that date.

  23. i work 10 years im deaf no interpeter in danvers mass i work overtime and no break , ileft january 2008 i had no reason got me fired one person big mouth not fair i work hard 10 years thank one person i dont return to work no thank

  24. I work for walmart from May 14 2002 till present I have to say in the first 5 years I used to get my breaks on time or at least get them but the past two years I haven’t been getting them on time or not getting them at all the store has went down hill. I used to work every friday sat by myself in a service area never get my lunch untill my lock out no breaks its been really rough they gave me a d-day because I haven’t been coming in because I’m tired of being made to stay past my time and no breaks I have complained about other issues nothing was done I had to talk to five managers to get a red book done on a guy that worked back there he was my supervisor my new supervisor takes 7 to 10 breaks besides the ones we’re allowed the ones we’re allowed she takes 30 mintues before i can even go I’m left to cover it by myself she leaves when its my time to go home so im stuck there I feel trapped they said i can’t move they said i need to talk to a manager about the breaks I said i have emails so we’ll see what happens tomorrow when i get there I may not work there anymore

  25. i worked for wal-mart for i guess about 3 months and it was hell i worked overtime and did,nt get payed for it and i all so woked pass my break time and did,nt get payed for it. i was a cashier there i got fired because i let my daughter use my disscount card they did,nt explain to me that i was not suppose to let her use it and then one day they call me in and told me that i was fired i don,t think that they were right. then they tryed to make me say that she was,ent my daughter.

  26. i used to work at walmart from jan 8 2007 thru july 12 2009….i have hearing impaired and never in my life ever heard of open door policy and second chance…. well, the night i quit because of lack of help from assistant manager in garden center, assist manager and i got into an agruement right in front of the customer, the manager was in the wrong start out with, but what the manager said toward me in front of new customer, i had enough with their disrespect… now, trying to get my job back after new store manager for my second chance, was turned down cause of the statement in my file ( they dont even have any statement from my side of story, only from assistant manager)… i am working on filing lawsuit against walmart because i have hearing impaired and being treated disrespect from the assistant manager… i will win this case very soon.. i am not giving up.. what walmart did to me was very wrong

  27. i just want to know when the settlement checks will be mailed out. they are not communicating at all when they will be. i heard before christmas. is this true?

  28. wondering when im gonna get my check its been a long time coming

  29. My husband worked for Wal-mart as well during that time frame and we have not heard anything as of yet. We live in Florida and would like to know when we can expect to hear something about this settlement.

  30. I worked for wal-mart for 12 years, as an OTC mgr and head Tech, we ate while working, came in early worked off the clock, left late working off the clock. Why you may ask.. lots of work and not enough help.. and I had 3 children to care for. I too would like to know when we will be getting that check. Unfortunately all we can do is ask questions and get no answers.

  31. well i worked for wally world for 5 WHOLE WASTED YEARS. I was never late or never called off . There’s been dozens of times i was paged while on break by management for little things that they could have covered while i took my break/lunch. I think its one of the worst company to work for cause of their unfairness to their employees. I got almost a whole .45 cnts raise total for a 5yr. period of working for that lousy company . WALL MART SUCKS CAUSE THEY DONT TREAT THEIR EMPLOYEES WITH DIGNITY & RESPECT . Good luck to all of you current employees ! ! !

  32. I worked for sam’s club a walmart company for 9 months and it was the worst place i ever worked for. i was denied breaks many times. i was kept in a room until i wrote an apology for behaviior that i did not do and many numerous things went on that no one ever seen.

  33. i worked for walmart from sept. 93 to jan. 99 in TLE we was always short handed had 3 guys to work on anywhere from 10 to 50 cars a day. breaks lunch what was that. we didnt get to have that. when you have cars backed up and customer’s complaining why my car isnt done yet. it was just crazy.i received a letter about the lawsuit in july 2009. we moved 2 months afterwards but i havent heard anything yet and can not find paperwork on who the lawyer was. any one know who the lawyer is that is handling the florida walmart stores.

  34. Greetings;
    I to have worked at Wal-mart and was told by management not to socialize with the customers. How are we to greet customers and help them in everyway possible if the staff was not to socialize with them.?? Wal-mart made me come back to work way to early after being hurt on the clock. ( i was told to clean out the refrig. using a powerful cleaner with no air circulation and my lungs were burned shortly after that.Had to go to hospital) Doctor said no work for 2 months and I was off for three weeks or I would get fired. I loved the associated I worked with cause we all were in a boat and had to keep our jobs. Many times no lunches or breaks… thanks, sharon

  35. i worked in the tle dept for walmart and never got anything about the lawsuit and i remember working through my breaks a lot or being called back because we were shorthanded and i am a bit perturbed that i didn’t get anything on this lawsuit which left me knowing nothing till now

  36. After I retired,I went to work for Wal-Mart in the electronics department.I have worked union for most of my life,and how I lasted for one year with them is beyond my understanding.Wal-Mart is simply the worst company with labor relations I believe I have ever seen!They have no seniority,fire people for no apparent reason,make no attempt to help employees with any issues.They blow smoke up the Assocites arses about how good Wal-Mart treats them,Grass Roots they call it.They handle overtime,by making you work under on another day,so you don’t go over 40hours,which I refused to do. You are forced to go to meetings on your days off,which I refused to do. I was told by other employees that they used to make you work over 8 hours,off the clock,and if you didn’t comply,you were gone!When a Wal-Mart in Canada went union,the store was closed immediately.When this class act settlement letter was sent to Wal-Mart employees,many went crying to the mangers saying they wanted to not accept the checks from the settlement,and if there was anything they could do to help against the settlement.You talk about brown-nosers and arse kissers.I simply couldn’t believe how brainwashed they were.I had several run ins with managers,and managed to not get fired.I’ve never been one to mince words,and I told managers what was on my mind straight up.The store manger liked me,as he was an ex-Marine like I was.The experience I had at Wal-Mart was was a real eye opener.Big business uses every underhanded tactic to deal with employees,and Wal-Mart is the worst there is.I can’t wait to get my settlement check at Wal-Marts expense,and I hope they keep right on getting sued,as they are simply the most greedy,employee abusers on the face of the planet.Do I dislike Wal-Mart and their under handed tactics…you bet I do!!! I lasted a year with them,and never once did I comply with any of their bull crap.

  37. My son was injuried at work at Walmart.A good worker,never late or took a sick day in 9 yrs! He went to their docter and was told he could not be a greeter.They told him he has to be a greeter!!!Saying we dont have to listen to their doctor!His normal duties are office associate.He tried to be a greeter and was hurting,so a assistant manager started harassing him saying he needed to be coached!!!Pulled him in the office intimidated him,threatening him,that he had no workmans comp.claim.I find this very disturbing behavior!My son has a 4 yr.degree in science,and was never promoted.I plan to sue these ass.managers personally’This is a on going matter.

  38. i recieved a letter from a company months ago about walmart class action sue to sign papers and return them before sept. 2009 a w2 form stating im resposable for my taxes and i never heard any thing else i worked for walmart in 1999 and went back to work for them in 2002 all togehter 4 years in orlando fla i have since moved but i had my address changed still no word and its 2010 now

  39. I contacted the firm in charge of the walmart lawsuit, and was told that checks will start to go out between January 2010- March 2010….watch your mailboxes!!!!

  40. I was just told that a Wal-Mart rep said that the checks are being mailed out now till March 2010. So watch your mailboxes, everyone! I’m def looking forward to mine! I think Wal-Mart should think twice about lunches and breaks now! It’s all well deserved to everyone in my book! Good luck! AND A BIG THANK YOU TO WHOMEVER STARTED THIS!!!

  41. I worked for Sam’s Club in Lima Ohio. Two years after I was there and was working in the Meat Department my back a sustained serious damage from all the lifting that I did. As a result i had to have surgery. the company gave me no sympathy. I had a hard time with the paperwork i had to fill out for time off. even when I was able to go back to work I was to do light duty of lifting of only twenty-five pounds for six weeks. but that only happened for twop weeks. I was given a hardtime noone would helpme if i needed it. by the third week i was back to doing exactly the same things that caused my back problems. also by the third day i was back i was called to the office and reprimanded for saying something that i never did. I told the head manager that if i truelly hated my job then i would never have come back after the doctor said i could after the surgery. I am not saying Wal-mart is all bad I am just saying they need to step back and see exactly hopw we as associates are being treated.

  42. I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF ANYONE HAS A PHONE# OR THE
    NAME OF THE LAW FIRM HANDLEING THE CASES.

    I’M FROM N.C.

  43. I have worked for Wal-Mart for 1 1/2 years. Was promoted to hourly supervisor after 90 day probation period. I was not into the hate game of Wal-Mart and found a lot of employees were bitter when i arrived. I worked hard as a “sales associate” just because this was a temporary job and working hard would make the day move fast. Being promoted made me question the fact was this a job to stay with , and should I look into maybe trying to promote further. In the 1 1/2 years i have worked there (and still do) I have seen that it is a Do or Don’t way of retailing. I was told it was our market/ store that was carrying the “get down and give me 20″ feel of management. I recall when our new Co-Manager came on the whole store excluding the ones on evening shift were coached and wrote up. This is how direction would start to come and fall upon us in the future. When management would hand out morning walks / notes they would tell you do this now do it today, or your going to get coached. In my personal opinion, they gave every one a lock down feel of the coach procedures. If you work or ever have worked for Wal-Mart you know its a firm 3 strikes your out. Putting everyone on the border lines of termination they would constantly put every one on you might be the next to go. The only thing i saw when it came to hours and over time is a constant cutting back. They would tell you, you must work late today to get this project done. But by the end of the week you had to cut over time in a lunch break and or clock out early before Friday. If this is against the law which I honestly do not know, then they are guilty. Regarding to working off the clock, they enforce termination for that. Maybe its the store Manager who is responsible for this? I do know a Store Manager will go as far and as rough as the Market Manager above him makes it. If there was ever a Law against making an employee feel stupid for working hard but not hard enough, twisting answers for responsibilities by saying “there are no excuses” publicly pushing managers in meetings, being threatened in verbal ways “shall i break your neck now or later”, then i would love to see justice come from that. In my opinion Wal-Mart is by far one of the worst companies to work for as an hourly associate. We who have worked there know that how i speak of the treatment in my store is how a salary member of Management gets treated. Since the days Sam was alive. I also know as a salary member you are also paid well for the abuse. I guess this was my Vent, Good Luck to those who are still employed and have no options out.

  44. I call the firm that they don’t kn ow when they will sent out the checks.
    She told the might that few more months. She said that they have wait 60 days for their can start look at people case.she said Jan 16 will be 60 days up thenthe can go back to the company to check if we have a case wikth this lawsuit.

  45. Thank you for the info..sure am looking forward to mine. Did they happen to say if the checks were being send out by SS# ,state or any other, to narrow down when you might get payment ?

  46. I talked to the lawer. she told me that no checks be send out . she said it will few months. I sorry for the bad news.

  47. My heart sank when I read that. So many bills and not enough money.
    When it gets here it’ll be a blessing

  48. I worked for Walmart in 1995 untill 1996, I worked several times off the clock, and worked without many breaks. I have remarried and my address changed since then how do I know if I have a claim or not.

  49. I worked for 2 different Wa-Marts Here in Iowa. The one would make us clock out and be locked in the store tell everyone was done. sometime up to 4 hrs at a time.. The other one I was lucky to get a break..lol good luck….

  50. I started off in marketing for Sam’s club. After 6months I was transfered to the front end of the club as a COS (front end supervisor). I was in this possition for 1 1/2 yrs. Last October I was diagnosed with Lumbar Scoliosis. I was taking off of work for 3 days and returned to work on light restrictions. My company tried to force me into taking FMLA or personal leave. They stated that we do not cater to restrictions. Is’nt that stating that Walmart doesnt work with handicap associates. I fought them and refused to go on leave because I was capable, willing, and ready to work. Since I was able to work and they werent giving me any work I believe to be layed off. I filed for unemployment and found out that Walmart/ Sam’s club turned into the government that I volintarilly quit and did a no call no show for three days. I was on Fmla at the time. Of course the state approved my unemployment because I had documentation to prove my case. Now the company is and has been discriminated my handicap. During one of my visits to the club, the store manager told another employee not to talk to me. well it was stated ” there are some enployees that you want to talk to and there are some you should not if you value your job. This company has done nothing for me in my time of need axcept tryen to pin me to the wall. I too have had many of shifts were my break has not been covered for me. does anyone have any suggestions????

  51. I work for walmart and was asked to perform another job duty and they never paid me for doing the job. I worked extra hours and feel used. Walmart is know for using people

  52. I WORKED FOR WAL-MART IN FLORIDA FOR 9 MONTHS AND DECIDED TO MOVE TO TENN. WHEN I APPLIED FOR A TRANSFER I WAS TOLD I WOULD HAVE TO TAKE A 1.80 CUT PER HOUR BECAUSE YOU DIDN’T
    NEED THAT MUCH TO LIVE IN TENN. AFTER WORKING AT THE TENN. STORE FOR ALMOST TWO YEARS I WAS FIRED FOR COMMING BACK
    FROM LUNCH 5 MIN. LATE.WAL-MART SAID IT WAS FOR MISCONDUCT.
    UNEMPLOYMENT SAID THERE WAS NO MISCONDUCT AND I COULD
    MAKE A CLAIM. I’D RATHER WORK IT HAS CAUSED A LOT OF HARD TIMES AND PROBLEMS FOR ME AND MY FAMILY .WHEN THEY FIRST FIRED ME I WAS TOLD NOT TO TRY TO COLLECT BECAUSE WAL-MART
    ALWAYS WINS. I DON’T THINK IT’S RIGHT FOR WAL-MART TO PLAY GOD WITH THEIR EMPLOYEES LIFES. THEY SHOULD BE MADE TO PAY
    FOR THEIR ACTS . THIS LAWSUITE AND WHAT WAL-MART WILL PAY
    OUT IS NOTHING COMPARED TO THE HEARTACHE THEY HAVE GIVEN
    TO THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE WHO PUT THEIR TRUST IN THEM. AND AS
    FAR AS THE OWNERS THEY ARE SO RICH THAT THEY COULDN’T CARE WHAT GOES ON IN THE STORES AS LONG AS THEYKEEP GETTING THE BILLIONS AND BILLIONS . AFTER ALL WHEN THE HEAD
    CEO CAN MAKE 26 MILLION A YEAR AND YOUR PAYING 13.000 ON THE AVERAGE YEARLY TO YOUR EMPLOYEES WHY SHOULD YOU
    WORRY?

  53. They are trying to get rid of the older associates that worked there 15 years and when sam was alive. My mom worked with them 20 years. She ended up getting sick and when she told them she needed days off and requested them 3 months in advance they did not give them to her once she ended up sick and told them she needed to go to appointments they told her basically your health or your job. She was fired in Nov 2009 She tells everyone that works there get out they are not worth your life. She is going to school now and is very happy.

  54. I had called the people that sent to claim forms out, This was in october 2009, They had informed me we would receive the checks in feb, now reading all new comments, it’s a lie, My Husband says wal-mart is keeping the money in a high interest account, until they recoup what they will lose. My husband says we all should sue for interest. I know how wal-mart works, SAM is rolling in his grave. He was a fair and decent man.

  55. I call the people that their said it has appord on it it will be few more months now it you can visit walmatmdl.com for new information. And i talk to the lawer she said no check is not go out. She said she will call me went to go to send to check out. sorry.

  56. i was just wanted to know about, how it works. because i filled my paper out and send them back. i should be getting some money so.

  57. I HAD A HEART ATTACK WHILE WORKING FOR WALMART. OVER WORKED TRYING TO GET THE JOB DONE.NO BREAKS WORKING OFF THE CLOCK SHORT LUNCHES. THEY DO NOT CARE ABOUT YOU. THEY WROTE ME A WE DO NOT NEED YOU ANY MORE LETTER. AFTER I COULD NOT RETURN AND CANCEL MY INSURANCE. AFTER ALL THERE WAS NO WAY I COULD RETURN. I REALLY NEED MINE. I SURE HOPE IT IS SOON.

  58. i was working for walmart for the year of 2009 plz tell me what to do i got one of the papers in the mail to sue them but i didnt know what to do with it thank u

  59. When I started at Wal-mart I was vary happy. Sam was still alive and he truely meant we are family. I went from sales floor asst to dept.manager to cash office,upc & clams, to traveling to other stores checking for mistakes then to support asst. manager since our store was small my job actuality was the same as a asst manager.{only I was hourly} My Job was on the line all the time .I would work of the clock all the time too.Sam had died about 4or 5 yrs ago know. I was taught by Sam that your associates are people if you treat them with respect. You will get it back. I was always fighting for them against upper management on a lot of tihings. Then I got breast cancer and had to be gone for 1yr & 3mouths. I got my job back ,but since I could not give 120% only { 100%} I got put back to Dept Manger .They where going to drop my pay , But they now better {remember I was a fighter and that wasn’t going to happen} About 3 mouths later I had to get more surgery done , And management was writing me up for every thing. So with my health on the line I lefted. I hope we all get what they took away for us -our respect and value on life and time. Stay strong we can do it !!!

  60. I worked for walmart for 3 months in 1998-99, and that was long enough. They would intentionally schedule people to close on Friday and Saturdays who they knew would call in, leaving the 4 or 5 of us who did show up to close the store. I was told by managers that the GM did that to keep payroll low so he could pad his bonus. The last night I worked was a Saturday. Several hours before closing, when it was obvious that it would be another night of the same, I clocked out, had one of the managers paged to the front, handed her my smock and badge, and told her what she could do with her crappy job. She said, “Well, I’ll have to put it down as walking out in the middle of a shift.” I said, “Good, cuz that’s what I’m doing.” She said, “Well, it means you won’t be able to come back.” I said, “Now why the hell would I want to do that?” and walked out. A satisfying end to the evening, without a doubt.

  61. I worked for walmart in mass and I got run over by a fork truck and broke my heel.as a young man that didnt know any better, I was told that I have to take my 15 min break and put some ice on it. When I came back i wanted to go to the hospital, they told me to go back to work or they would fire me for being a insubordinate baby!

  62. I work at walmart now as a truck unloader and the pay is terrible i cant seem to catch a break either. My breaks are already forced to be taken after the truck is unloaded and if necessary set up for the following truck. the shift is 4 to 1 and i can find my self not geting my first break until 730ish… Just before the new overnight manager showed up i remember going to lunch at 1130 on occasion which is way against regulation. and finally i can probably go back and see that ive had more days where ive had to skip my last 15 to go home on time versus actually taking a 15 at all. The Walmart i work at sucks big time.

  63. Wal-Mart is still violating these policies. At the store I work in we are scheduled for at least 5 hours at a stretch with no breaks. If we take a break we are required to ask another associate from another dept to cover our breaks or lunches when no one is scheduled at all to help in your dept. Asking management to find another associate for you only results in them telling you to ask someone to do it not their doing their jobs and finding coverage.

  64. I was wondering if anyone heard if we are getting anything out of this lawsuit cause I filled my papers out and haven’t heard a thing in months and sure could use the money to pay alot of bills off. I worked for Sam’s and everytime I took a break I was always called back cause lines would get back up and didn’t have enough cashier working to cover.

  65. Well folks it’s not just an hourly problem, salaried management works a lot more uncompensated overtime than most of them realize when you look at my salary per year it looks pretty good but when you break it down to the hours I actually spent in the store I made less per hour than most 10 year veterans. And since I was salaried who cares if I got a lunch I was always on the clock from the moment I drove on the lot. Roberts description of walmarts management style above only scratchs the surface in reality its like living in a “fascist” state, under the threat of job loss at any moment. The upper echlon use “buzz” words such as direction, expectation and accountability…just words for I’m gonna give you more work than is possibile to do and then fire you when you can’t do it if they want to. I mean look at it this way the job seeker pool has increased by a couple million people so why not take advantage to get rid of the old timers that made walmart. I have seen over the last year market managers, store managers, assistant managers and hourly supervisors all with over 20 years make the choice to retire vs. getting fired. Me… I’ve never quit anything in my life….and have always taken care of my “people”…so where does that leave me…you got it…unemployed

  66. I would like to no when will the money be sent out? I worked for wal-mart in I had to do other people work and work off the clock.

  67. My husband and I both worked for walmart. It is in my opinion a horrible company to work for. I have bad knees. And one christmas I was in electronics by myself. handling phones, and customers. I finally said you get me help NOW. which of course they did not. I even had a dr’s note to sit when I needed too and they gave me hassel for it. Im glad my daughter chose not to work for them. But on the other hand lol I am happy to be gertting money back from them!!!

  68. I was working for Wal-mart TLE for almost 3yrs. when I was called to the admin. office and was told that I was fired for cussing at a “zone manager” I did not do this, had witnesses to the fact that I did not do this, but because it was a “zone manager” and I was just a worker, they took her word over mine and I want to know what my options are as far as being falsely accused and terminated. I do not want this on my work record as it will make it even harder to find another job somewhere. So many other associates have been terminated from this one store it would make your head turn!

  69. i worked for wal-mart 7 years. sometimes get lunch until my time to be off the clock. and breaks you could forget them. you would be pages to come back to your dept.before you even get started. management will ask you to work over and promise to pay overtime. at the end of the week, a overtime sheet would be posted by the time clock, with your name ,and overtime hours. you would have to leave early to take off the overtime.

  70. I too worked for Wal-mart. My breaks, I didn’t get many. sometimes none. Could not get lunch in four hours.

  71. If you got a break, good luck. when I did get one, I was paged back to my department before my break was over. No overtime, had to leave early during the week to take it off.

  72. I agree that walmart does not care about their employees anymore. when I first started back in 2001, I really thought walmart was a great place to work. now I think they are like slave drivers. I see some managers just walking around all day not doing a damned thing and people like me working my ass off. they dont care if customers are waiting to be helped in the paint dept, they will try and get someone else to help them instead of doing it themselves which would be the right thing to do. we never have enough help out in tle or anywhere in the store for that matter. god forbid if someone calls in, we are assed out with cars backed up to lawn and garden. then they want to start coaching people for job performance. how can you get a car done in ten minutes if you are working upper and lower bay all by yourself. mangement dont care. iI told them we need at least two people in the shop at all times and could they at least hire 1 or two more part timers for coverage, but NOOOOO!! now with all the restructuring they are doing with zone managers and department managers having to cover 2 – 4 areas by them selves, it is bullshit. what do they expect from people. we never get our breaks on time if we get it at all.I have had to take short lunches just to get back and help others so they are not doing work by themselves. walmart is not a good place to work anymore.

  73. i worked at walmart for 3 years and thay started me off with 6.50. They hire u for one position and force u to do ten other jobs for the same price. Your hrs are never right and you bring it up the manager talk trash about

  74. like i was saying you work 80 hrs and they pay u for what they want to and when u bring it up they talk trash about it and when they did decide to pay u out of the cash office they tax your money again. i feel that anybody ever employeed by walmart is entitled to something because walmart has to much money to do and pay people the way they do. i was employeed with walmart from march 25, 04 – june 5, 07 store 2606

  75. Please tell me if anyone Knows for sure when the checks will be sent out

  76. OK, walmart lost the case, show us the money! I filed the claim and have seen nothing! Walmart is still doing it and worse. I encourage everyone to make formal complaints against walmart with the EEOC, they at least stop harassing you because they know you will take them to task. Bentonville doesn’t care, and tell the managers to lie, so they don’t have to pay and can keep their jobs. Keep a journal, take copies, and list times and dates and places. Why? Walmart has a tendency to lose paperwork and change the employment agreement unilaterally. I have worked almost 5 years at walmart and have it with managers breaking their own rules, but managers never pay the same price as associates. If an associate does it they are fired, if a manager does the same thing, nothing. Totally discriminatory! If we don’t stand and fight, walmart will never stop!

  77. where is the $$$$$$$$? when do we get it? how much is it?

  78. I have a relative that just go some money from a lawsuit against Wal Mart and we all got the same paper in the mail but 2 of us ignored it except him and he got some money. Now I want to know how can I get mine?

  79. I worked @ wal-mart for almost 5 years. First I was unloading trucks. Then, I worked in the paint department making 7.40 an hour. They treated me okay for about the 1st year. But after that, they cut my hours, moved me to a different department (my pay went down .40 cents), and made me work while I was off of the clock or during a break sometimes. I hope the checks get sent out soon. They deserve what they got anyhow.

  80. I SO AGREE WITH THE ABOVE COMMENTS BY SO MANY OF YOU. I TOO WORK FOR WALMART AND HAVE WORKED MANY HOURS OVER MY SCHEULED TIME AND THEN TOLD I HAVE TO KILL(give back)THOSE HOURS THAT I WORKED THAT ARE RIGHTFULLY MINE. THIS IS A DISSCRACE FOR SUCH A HUGH COMPANY TO GET AWAY WITH THIS, PLUS THERE IS SO MUCH MORE TERRITORY TO COVER ON THE WAY WALMART TREATS THEIR EMPLOYEES. A COMPANY THAT MAKES OVER A MILLION DOLLARS EVERY SECOND OF EVERYDAY, AND THE BIG SHOTS REAP THE REWARDS, WALMART KEEPS THEIS EMPLYEES ON A STRING JUST LIKE PUPPETS. WELL I AM WILLING TO GO TO THE END TO STOP SUCH HORRIBLE BEHAVIOR FROM THIS SO CALLED FAMILY COMPANY.

  81. http://walmartwageswa.com/ this is web site to get info to (for Wondering) you’ll fine the form.

  82. I have worked at walmart for almost 12 years. Im very unhappy going to work now. When I first started it was a family oriented company. If you were ill they would understand. Now they could care less how sick you are. They are constantly coaching people on stupid things. I have seen so many people get D days lately that its crazy. Associates that have been there years, like 7,10 and 15 years have been getting fired for uncalled things. What is wrong with this company. Dont they know that it is the associates that make the place run. I feel like they want us to be robots in there. No one is happy in my store. We still dont get our breaks all the time!!! I also get shit for pay and my health insurance sucks….I only stay there because I have no choice at this time. I think they need to be fully investigated. I would never tell someone that walmart is a great place to work. Sam Walton is probably turning over in his grave…

  83. I also have been working at walmart and I will be going on 12 years soon. I would not recomend anyone to work there now. When I first started there I enjoyed going to work. Now its like we are slaves in there. In my store there have been so many associates who have gotten coachings and D days for ridiculous reasons. They dont care if you are sick and they are certainly not family oriented anymore.They have fired people recently that have been working with the company for 7,10 and 15 years. They must have done something right to have worked there that long. Its crazy!!!! As far as breaks go, what is that????? I still dont always get my breaks. They never have enough coverage because they are always letting people go and not hiring anyone else to fill the positions. My pay and my health insurance is ridiculous!!! I think that walmart should be fully investigated. I wish I could find another job but the economy stinks right now. Im not even making 12 dollars an hour yet and I have been there almost 12 years! Sam Walton would be upset by this….its really to bad.

  84. I started working for sam’s club in alabama in 1989. my first job was in outside sales. this involved go into walmart’s in our area and signing customers and employee’s for sams membership cards. the area we covered had 8 wamarts and I had to work all of them each month. another part of my job was to work business owners in our area calling for appointments and then going out into thefield to sell cards.because I covered so many miles each day there was no time for breaks or lunch breaks. If I didnt come back with all the apps I had listed on my call sheet my team leader always called me into a meeting .I also had to schedule setups a large business’s or corporations to sell advantage card to the employee’s. the management scheduled the times for the setups. I had several that had three shifts- I had to be there for all three shifts.24 hours straight.on alot of my setups management told me to go straight to work from home and they would clock me in work. after working there for 2 years and traing sales associates both men and women a male I had trained told me he made $2.00 more an hour than I -I went to my manager and told him about my info and he did give me my raise.-honest. I worked for sam’s for ten years and was paid 37 hours the entire time. like all the others who came and left I knew it was time to more on and out. after 5 years the lady over personal called and ask me to come back. I did work there again but not in sales. I worked meat dept. I wanted to go home at night after a regular shift. we all no that didn’t happen. a male membered started coming in and started huging and touching me while I was on the job. I went to management and told about what had happened knowing that the camera’s had caught the action but was to told by management that I was too friendly to everyone.In the same meeting I was told I had received my raise. I told him to let me see the pictures of the man grabing me – he said it was against company policy. at that point I quit for the last time. I told him I cant work for a company that protects the menbers for the dollar rather than their employee. my co-workers to begged me to go above the manager but after you have been screwed so many times by the same people- you just get enough. thanksfor letting me get this off my heart. I believe that what comes around goes around .finally wal-mart may get whats coming to them.

  85. Where is the $$$$$$$? How much would each person will recieve, and how soon!

  86. I have emailed the lawsuit firm twice about the $$$ and was told both times to be patient that they were in the process of “validating” the claims and deciding on distribution. BS

  87. I was the one who started this lawsuit in Trinidad,Colorado which was settlted in December 2000.

    I was an assistant manager at Wal-Mart that was demoted because I refused to write-up two associates for not completing their job assignment.

    I told the manager that I cannot write-up these associates because they are doing their best and I can’t ask them for more. I will be the first to write-up or terminate a poor performer. I told him that for the amount of work that we ask these associates to do, for the amount of time to do it, it’s not enough time! The only way they can complete the job is to force them to work off the clock! is that what you want me to do Bill? He didn’t deny it, he just turned and walked away. I was demoted for not being a team player and I was not Wal-Mart material, though I increased my sales 20%.

    I am glad that there are other people who will standup for what’s RIGHT! That’s the American way.

  88. I worked for wal mart about 6 months, I was hired for the beauty and cosmetics dept., after being hired, I would have to work four and five different dept. in a night, they would buff or strip the floor every night using ammonia and other chemicals, I have a very bad case of sinus problems, I told the manager that I could\’t stand the smell of those chemicals, we could wear one of those little face thing to go over your nose, I got sick one night after inhaling in the fumes. I went to the doctor the next day, I was taken out of work for a week, the said he advice me not to work around those fumes, I asked him could he give me a doctor excuse stating that I couldn\’t work in those fumes, he said he couldn\’t because he didn\’t know for sure if thats what was making me sick. I ask the manager could I be transferred from a stocker to a cashier, the answer was no. I told him that I wanted to talk to the store manager, I talk to her and explain the situation, and she of course said no, so I quit.

  89. When is the money going to get here ????? Has anyone received theirs yet???????

  90. I worked for crapmart for 8 years . Went to the doctor to get papers filled out for medical leave took them into personnel and got fired!!!!!! The managers at walmart suck they care nothing about you all they want is a fat pay check and big bonus. checking in with the labor board to see if I have a claim against walmart. This company is downsizing want people to do three or four peoples job for crap wages. wish everyone best of luck. Hope you get money from walmart. What walmart needs is a UNION, that way they could not treat people the way they do. wish I knew what happened to my papers for working in a locked building, do any of you know about that case?

  91. all i have heard is that they are going by alphabedical order. I have read on some web sites that people have gotten them but the ones who did not send in there papper work did not get them.
    walmart has not changed and people are still working off the clock and are having to adjust there time. They wont say anything because they do not want to get fired. Thy are finding so many different ways to fire people. Now they are hiring but only part time and you are only a temp so they do not have to pay out insurance. The sate makes it mandatory to have ins you pay for it but cant use it because when you get sick you have to pay to much out of your pocket so what good is the ins you just stay sick.

  92. I WAS INCLUDED HOW DO I GOT COMPENSATED IF MY ADRESS CHANGE.

  93. I was Automotive Dept. Mgr. and was paid less per hour then the men and I did all the work in the Dept. They tried to put everything on me so that I would quit.

  94. last year around sept.2009 I was sent a packet to fill out to be compensatated for the time I was made to work off the clock by wal-mart,I sent it in to Minnesota, i have not received a cent to date, is someone taking the checks and cashing in on them,everyone makes out but the employee.
    I had to work every lunch, in which I had to clock out, because wal-mart said they had no one to cover my lunch break
    While I worked for wal-mart, I busted my butt for them, with little compensation.I also went to other stores to pick up merchandise on my own time, and was never paid.
    i just wish someone knows what happened to the checks?

  95. walmart employes need a union-then all the bulls— would stop

  96. Could someone please give me the number and name of law firm I lost my paper. I would love to see what they tell me……………….

  97. i have worked for wal-mart for 12 yrs until i got a better paying job…i was tried of the crap i was going thru like most of them on here i was too doing 5 jobs for one pay that i was getting paid and not only that everyone else was get raises for merit and everything else and when i asked if i could get those merit raises as well was told i that i don’t due enough to get them…i was a CSM, worked the service desk, cashier and where ever else they wanted me to go and not a pay differece on what i did…..and even came in on my days off to fill in if no one else will and if i was getting close over in hours had to leave…….didn’t want to pay the overtime….and when u wanted to request a day off they wouldn’t do it unless u were being punished on something and they don’t tell u or it was the computer error or someone else requested that day ….i started in oct of 1992 work there till nov of 2002 when i left there my pay rate was 8.15 hr while everyone else was making more an hour and was there a short time and i did my best as employee and still got shorted…and i didn’t get anything on it so how can i get my share or can i….i worked at the store 566 in indiana

  98. http://walmartwageswa.com/ this is web site to get info I have e-mailed
    but have not gotten a reply yet

  99. i worked for wal mart for 14 years and they done me dirty so many times i was sexually harassed but when i reported it they turned the other check cause im a man i was made to do things against company policies and cut my hours when i deperately needed them sacrificed my family for them and my body now im disabled i cant lay it all on wal mart but most of the back breaking work i had to do fot the company sure didnt help i was belittled and even cussed at so many points of my employment with them i had to take time off from work to nurse a injury and when i came back my punishment was that they took my 7-4 shift from me and put me on a 2 – 11 shift and gave a guy that i worked with the morning shift all because he had an avalibility when they told me no one was allowed to have a avalibility i had to put 26 inch bikes on a bike rack by myself cause no one would help not even management had to climb a 12 foot ladder with the bike in tow i suffered alot cause of this company only reason why i stayed with them is cause i had no other choice there are not alot of jobs in my area to choose from and now im suffering from the work i did and now i can’t even get my social security i have no income or nothing i joined the class action law suit but i have herd nothing from it if there is a lawyer that would like to represent me that is not scared of wal mart like the others i have contacted please contact me i would like to fill out a law suit against this company for the hell me and my family had to endure

  100. oh i forgot there was a time we where told if we tried to get a union going that we would be termenated good family company huh like they try to portray to the public

  101. I must say that the walmart i worked for in Lexington South Catolina, was a great except one problem. our store did play when it came to recieving your breaks and lunches. i\’m not sure about the pay rate but i was paid pretty well. My only issue was that there were not any black Merchandise supervisors, except one. and i believe she got that position because she aleady was in that department and knew it well. bu beside that one there were no others. i know that many blacks applied and may have been qualified but they were always looked over. That store may have a racial issue. still to this day there is not one black person as a merchandise supervisor on Zone supervisor

  102. I received this e-mail this morning..this person that I have been blessed with to work with me is awesome..sorry I didn’t ask if I could post her name

    Thank you for your email. We are working on finalizing the payment amounts for class members. We are getting very close and hope to be ready to send out payment within the next month. We appreciate everyone’s patience with this tedious process. If you have to update your address information, please contact the claims administrator at 877.867.6208.

  103. I work for walmart for 13 !/2 years as a Dept manger and when stop being the dept manger they took way the raise I got 11 years before when I became the dept manger and know for a fact that men who work less years for would get 1.00 raise when I would only get 25cent and if you were a casher you would get even less

  104. I was part of this law suite too please let me know how i go about getting my hands on some cash from a company that don’t care about their employes. When it is supose to be a family owned company

  105. To those of you interested in creating a union at Wal-mart, you need someone on the inside to get it started. Employees at every single walmart aross the country and world are going to have to sign a petition within 30 days. If employees from each walmrt store do this, they will be forced to unionize. What happens if they dont? Are they going to fire thousands of employees at once, or shut down their stores? If they lose there employees, nobody else is going to want to work for them. This is what needs to be done. Walmart is crooked.

  106. For all of you that “Love” working at wal-mart remember you are making MINIMUM WAGE. Nothing is great when you make less than $20/hr.

    You are immediately eligible for welfare and state assistance when you work there with no other source of income. If walmart went union tomorrow they would have to pay up to 15t imes what they are paying you now.

    think about it. A cart pusher @ wal-mart starts around $9/hr. A checker always under $15.

    No matter to what position you climb (unless you are the store or co Manager) you will never make over $40,000/yr and will work well over 40/hrs a week.

    A Journeyman Plumber in Nevada for the local union 525 gets around $75.00/hr total package. DID YOU READ THAT. He gets $45/hr straight pay on his paycheck and his benefits WHICH ARE THE BEST MONEY CAN BUY are already paid for on top of his compensation.

    So when you work at wal-mart and don’t pay any of your own bills (live with parents or state assistance) and don’t have to work to live, I am sure it is great.

  107. I am an overnight associate who was a support mgr for many years at a store in Vacaville,CA. We have been getting cheated out of our overnight differental since it went to a dollar .We are still only getting paid 50 cents when every other store in our district has a $1.00. I don’t understand how WALMART get’s away with this. If anybody can explain this please email me.

  108. I worked for walmart as a cart pusher for almost 2 years. I was promised a transfer to electronics due to me being a certified computer tech. Never happened. That didnt bother to much, the thing that bothers me the most is i was recently fired last week for not wearing a blue shirt ( i was out of dress code they said ) which indeed was true, the only problem with that is, i was on break drinking my coffee when my store manager pulled me into his office to tell me i was fired for dress code violation, i told him i was on my break and had a blue shirt for when i get off my break. he said that it didnt matter…i was still terminated.

  109. I’m wondering when will we get a check.. Filled out the paper work and no one has heard whn we’ll get a check…

  110. I also filled out the paper work, and still no check. Beginning to think this was some kind of gimmick by Wal Mart to see who would be sending in the paper work. Lots of people who worked with me said they were too afraid to send in the paper work, figured they would be fired for doing so.

  111. I started working for walmart in 2007 and at first I hated it. I was put in a dept that I wasn’t trained for properly. Only days after being in infants my dept mng left 4+ over stuffed buggies daily for me to put away and then I got in trouble because I only worked a 6 hour shift and I was required to be in jewelry to do breaks and called up from to run register. Later I began to love walmart, I learned how to do things that most mangers don’t know how to do. I was doing projects and being praised for getting the job done. I was promised full time and told I could work full time hours and when things looked better that I would be given a full time position, this never happened. In Nov of 2009 I became really sick and no one could figure out what was wrong with me. The earlies appointment I could get in was the end of january 2010 to get an endoscopy to see what was wrong. By then I was feeling a bit better and cancled my appointment, thinking maybe it was just a bug. Not long after that I became so sick in constant pain, bleeding anywhere I could. It was horrible. I was then sent to multiple drs and because of walmarts policy of having to miss 4 days in a row for it to count on the fmla I was denied and then I was seeing so many different drs that they said they felt like by law they couldn’t fill out a fmla because they’d only seen me once, even though they were refuring me to other drs. The only days I missed were days I was sick and I even took drs notes. I was told by an assistant mng as well as the store mng that I could pay a drs visit and get a drs slip, so I was told that that didn’t count. I was scheduled for surgery april 5th and only two weeks before I was given a d day. The day before my surgery I was scheduled to close when I had to have surgery at 5 the next morning. Of course I called in, who wouldn’t? Days after my surgery I had to go in and turn in my fmla, still having stiches and having a hard time walking and I had managers looking at me as if I needed to come back. Some even commented about how other people were back after a few days and that it’s not that big of a deal. After already having a dday I knew if I came back I would be fired. I talked to the store manager and even went abover her head, of course, with her permission.. Nothing helped. Before my fmla was up I called in and quit. There was no point in coming back, I would have just been terminated. I loved working at walmart, I don’t have a lawsuit against them, but I do believe they do their works poorly. Store managers who sit and listen to people complain all day make 75K+ a year and people who do all the work who make the store look decent and work for the customers make barely 10k a year. Just doesn’t seem right.

  112. This is total CRAP!!!!!!! How long ago was the lawsuit settled (A long TIme ago) and when is the money going to get here? If Wal-Mart does not want another settlement they better step it up or they will be suied again for fraudulent papers going out in the mail with peoples personal infomation on it etc.

  113. I worked for walmart for seven years,and when hurraine Katrina hit in 2005 , the managers were not asking us to stay over they were forcing us to stay,putting our jobs on the line, Everyday we had to stay over to fill the shelves and zone the area. we were stockers but a lot of times we had to unload trucks, sometimes it passed our break time hour.

  114. i worked at walmart 2001-2006 and i live in kentucky.I was sent the paperwork and i filled them out and sent them back. We were in the process of moving and i lost contact info. I assume since i got paperwork ky. is named in suit and part of settlement. Does anybody know contact info for kentucky so i can tell change of address?

  115. Angela i as well work for walmart and got beat out of my time and money working pass my lunch,working over time on my breaks .i also put in for the settlement. as well were is the money

  116. I work for walmart for 1 1/2 years and I dont get all my breaks. Walmart sucks

  117. i was at a wisconsin walmart for 4 yrs and the “open door” policy is BS!!i went to a vip and it went right back to my manager who brought me into her office and confronted me about the situation….very intimidating!!so anyways…..what is going on with the lawsuit for wisconsin?

  118. I JUST TRANSFERED BACK TO THE FIRST WALMART I STARTED AT, THEY WERE TRYING TO GET ME TO INTERVIEW FOR THE JOB I HAVE BEEN DOING FOR 3 YEARS, WELL BEING AN EX-UNION WORKER FOR 27 YEARS I WAS NOT INTIMIDATED TO PICK UP THE PHONE AND CALL THE HOME OFFICE AND INFORMRD THEM OF THIS SO CALLED INTERVIEW, I TOLD THEM I KNEW THEY WERE TRYING TO GET RID OF ME, BECAUSE I HAVE A DISABILITY, WELL THE NEXT DAY PERSONEL CALLED ME TO COME IN AND SIGN MY JOB OFFER AND GET A SCHULED, I HAVE A FUNNY FEELING THESE PEOPLE ARE GOING TO TRY TYO FIND A WAY TO GET RID OF ME. I ACCEPT THEIR CHALLENGE, BRING IT ON, I WON’T QUIT TIL I GET MY WAY, THE WAY OF THE LAW, AND THE STORE’S SO CALLED POLICY, BRING IT ON WALMART I’M WAITING FOR YOU.

  119. 1 am on a d day, because someone did not clean a slicer on a designated time.managers designate associates in the deli spacifick areas to work in on are shift. i was on hotcase that shift, another on fryers, another on slicers. because someone in the slicer area did not clean a slicer on a spacific time, we all got written up. HOW ARE WE SUSSPOSED TO KNOW THAT IF WE ARE DESIGNATED TO DIFFERENT SATATIONS IN THE DELI. WE ALL ARE WORKING ON CUSTOMERS AT THE TIME AND CANT FOCUS ON WHAT OTHER AREAS ARE DOING. THIS IS TOTALY VERY UN FAIR. MY JOB IS A VERY THIN LINE. WE ARE ALL TREATED UNFAIR. WE ALL NEED TO GO TO THE CORPRAT OFFICE AND PROTEST, JUST BECAUSE THEIR LODED WITH MONEY , DOESENT MATTER (ITS THE SMALL WHEELS THAT MAKE THE BIG WHEELS GO AROUND) BUT WITHOUT US THEY CANT MAKE IT. WE NEED TO BE TREATED WITH RESPECT, NOT SLAVERY. THANKS TO MARTIN LUTHER KING. WALL MART NEEDS TO BE UPDATED, THEIR IS NO MORE SLAVERY. I HOPE THE HIGH JUDGES OF THE HIGEST COURTS SEE THIS COMENT, BECAUSE THIR ARE A LOT OF GOOD AND HONEST PEOPLE OUT THEIR THAT NEED JOBS, GOD BLESS AMERICA.

  120. Hey!, I also worked at Walmart and experienced the same thing! I’ve been without a permanent address for the past 5 years. You think I’m too late to file and/or receive anything? I worked there from 04/2003 to 01/2005.

  121. I worked for Wal-Mart in Illinios from 2003 to 2004. Can you tell me how to get in contact with whoever I need to so I can get my check. I have move a couple of times.

  122. haven’t seen any money here in Wisconsin would be nice would like to get a different job somewhere 14 yrs is too long at Walmart

  123. i have been at walmart for 15 yrs. and i still have to work off the clock to get things done. has anyone got any money yet.

  124. do you know that if you move from state to state wal-mart will reduce your wage or encrease it is this legal

  125. Has anyone recieved any checks yet?? I have to wonder if this is ever going to actually happen. What happenned to the end of May the checks were going out? I’m still waiting!!! Walmart is so full of it. they don’t really care about their employees any more. They used to though. Now I think they are just greedy. They could pay us more. I have been working for them for almost nine years and still can’t afford to buy my own groceries after paying all my bills. My family takes care of me so i don’t have to starve. Thanks walmart!!! I wish Sam was still alive.

  126. My mom recieved a check about a month ago. And her friend did too. I also no one other person that recieved one too. I on the other hand have not. My fiance hasnt either. My mom and her friend worked at the one in mcalester Ok. I worked at one in oklahoma city. So they are actually handing them out it is just a matter on what order they are going in. So I guess there is a little hope.

  127. I worked for WalMart in Massachusetts-does anyone know how to find out or who to contact about checks

  128. I sent an email to them i live in mass. They sent me an email bach and said they are still working on it because of the people who did not send paper work they have to process them now so it is taking time to do . Now they are talking about the end of august and they said that is just an estimate it could be before or after that.
    Will walmart ever change no. It just a slave shop. Less people working you have to work even harder and not get paid for it. They time you on everything you do and if you dont do it they tell you they will hire someone who will. They do not understand that not everyone can work the same pace as the other but do not care. You cannot work 1 second over 40 hours or you get coached so you end up under 40 hours and you better have your work done in that time.

  129. where is the money???I live in Alabama has anyone heard when the money will come for people who live in alabama????

  130. Hello everyone, I just spoke to a representative at the lawfirm handling this case. I updated my address information with them as I have moved since sending in my paperwork to join the class.

    I did ask if there were any updates or any information as to when check distribution would take place and he told me that with the number of class members in this lawsuit they are still processing claims and it will be a few months yet. They ARE working on it as fast as they can and ask that we all please be patient. He also said that they are recommending that class members call towards the end of this year as at that time they will have a better idea of an ETA.
    If you need to contact them to update information, such as change of address, etc you can call them at: 1-877-867-6208 and press option 8 to speak with a customer service representative or check their website for updates http://www.walmartwageswa.com

  131. @jo – An increase or decrease in wages from state to state is very legal. Wages are based on each state’s resident cost of living and that does indeed vary by state.

  132. now we are hearing August or just call at the end of the year!!! what does this tell you all about how this is being handled. the longer they wait the less they pay out

  133. OK, so I just spoke to a rep, at 1-877-867-6208 option 8…
    it seems there was a appeal filed, so all things have come to a BIG STOP, I was told that I could call back every few months, we a are looking at a longer wait the appeal my take up to months and years to be heard..sorry I had to give all this bad news. Oh and she didn’t know who appealed it my guess WAL-MART

  134. i live in Ohio and wanted to know if any one has a number i can call to find out whats going on i have moved and would like to give my new address

  135. It figures we have to wait longer…if walmart can screw you out of money, they sure will find a way to do it. They know they are wrong and they should just pay up. But then the big wigs wont get their bonuses. Bunch of greedy @#%^^&%**!!!!!!!

  136. hi i live in ohio does anyone know who i could call i could really use the money lol

  137. Some people think it’s ok for a store to do this to their employees, yes Wal-Mart dose a lot for the community, but that’s what the bigwigs want you to see.
    you don’t see is what they do to the venders, they tell them that they won’t Carrie here product if they’re not going to give them the lowest price and some venders have to cut cost like cut people from their plant or driver ect.
    For me it was ok, I was let go for going off property on a store of identity theft of 5 five id five d-credit cards and S.S.I. Cards I was let go by the company, but Selma PD told me that I deed a great thing.
    I was let go for doing my job, I was a loss prevention officer and this gut was doing this at Wal-Mart for several locations up and down the city. And the worst thing it was right before Christmas and I was not able to get gifts for my two sons I was never a bad employee and never had a write up and was let go after 10 month of working my ass off… I don’t like this company and people should look into this company before they do business ……
    i worked off the clock and never took any breaks, no one ever took over to help out when we were call on our lunch or breaks.

  138. I worked for walmart and i didnt alwayz recieve my breaks and lunch on time. I didnt receive no paper on any of da lawsuits against walmart

  139. How can they appeal? It was already finished in court and some people have already received checks. Are they to give back the money? This does not make any since at all. All I know is that it is probably all a bunch of crap by Wal-Mart to make every one crazy. Nothing new there.

  140. I, been working for wall-mart from 1991 to present, I was a department manager for ten years the management just decide to follow me every day when i was working then they found out that I make one mistake so they demote me and take off some of my wages , and I believe they just done that in purpose to reduce my salary.

  141. I live in Mass and I was wondering if anyone has gotten their checks from the mass lawsuit?

  142. Hi Denise,
    I live in mass as well, and have not received our check yet. To be honest Im not holdin my breath on that one. we’ll see if they come through on the checks.

  143. I now work for Wal-Mart. Yes they do their full share of cheating, but I take my breaks no matter what. I give them 8 honest hours of daily work, but I take what is mine to take. Now Wal-Mart isn’t hiring any full time employees and expect those of us at work to do the work of everyone who doesn’t show up for the their shift. If you are a full time employee, don’t go to part-time, because once the deed is done, you will not be given your full time status back. Now we have to go to lunch by our 5th. hour of our shift, when we used to be able to go to lunch on our 6 hour. Wal-Mart feels we are cheating them by that. Funny when they have problems with their employees, they punish all of us. Wal-Mart now has us cleaning our departments as those we were hired on as janitors when they know we were hired for bakery, deli, groceries, cashiers, and all other departments. They are treating us like slaves. Some store managers talk to us like we have tails between our legs and they let us know that no one is going to listen to us and I have seen that to be true with some of the associates that are having issues with the management staff where I am working. We are told if we talk to any union employees, our jobs will be gone. How can anyone treat a working man or woman that way and expect for them to respect them as well? We are always threatened to be fired or hey just quit if you don’t like what we have to say.

  144. where’s the money? when is the money?

  145. i got my walmart check today hopefully everyone else will get thejrs soon

  146. I use to work for walmart in the year 2000.they sent me some form an a and b form.I sign it and sent it out but I haven’t heard nothing yet.I was just wondering what’s going on with that lawsuit? I’m from oceanside,california

  147. I recieved a check finally from a settlement called nagy vs walmart. I think it is for the state of kentucky where I work and live now, but I dont think I sent a form for this one. I did send one for nevada and I think it is a different class action suit. Oh well Im happy I finally recieved something so keep checking your mail boxes….checks are coming!!!

  148. I worked at Walmart for just a few months, but I rec’d short form to
    fill out. When can I expect my money? Store is in Alabama

  149. to Shirley… where was your claim from ? I have 2 one in Virginia and one from alabama .

  150. imine came from ky someone else i know that worked at walmart in ky received hers the same day i did

  151. i live and worked at awalmart in ky some one else i know got her check the same day i got mine we worked at the same walmart

  152. Does anyone have information on where to file my claim? I moved and did not get the form in the mail.

  153. Have they started sending checks in w.v. yet? i havent heard?

  154. i see people are getting there checks but no one is saying how much watch were only going to get a few bucks it would figure lol

  155. Hi. I worked at Walmart in Louisiana from 99-05 before being wrongfully terminated. Then they fought me over unemployment, which thankfully I won. I received a form regarding this lawsuit a year ago. Glad to see it is finally resolved. Haven’t heard anything about getting any money, but I’m keeping my fingers crossed.

  156. kentucky

  157. A bunch of lazy people wining about not getting breaks and lunches. Wal-Mart is the only business in my town that offers paid breaks. It’s certainly not work either. Try landscaping, construction, or flooring and you babies would see what it really means to work an honest day. Boy back in the day people like you wouldn’t even have jobs. Your not worth anything to a business if your going to piss and moan and not think about doing your job correctly.

  158. Excuse me Mr. Robert, but not everyone has a cake job in walmart. I work my #$$ off back in tire lube express everyday and I.m lucky if I get a break!!! So you don,t know what you are talking about. So why don,t you mind your own business.

  159. my check was $506

  160. when will checks be mailed in florida

  161. i worked the closing shift at walmart in ca and i would have to sit there untill they had time to unlock the door and let me out to go home, they say its the most family orentited company to work for haha that a bunch of bull..

  162. FOR COMMENT BY ROBERT.. YOU ARE AN ASS. IF YOU WORK, YOU SHOULD GET PAID FOR IT. IF YOU WORK IN THE OCCUPATIONS YOU STATED, YOU GET PAID BY THE JOB. GROW UP.. ALSO LEARN TO SPELL. WE WHO WORKED AT WAL-MART ARE NOT LAZY. WE WORK OUR ASS OFF SO PEOPLE LIKE YOU HAVE SOMETHING TO SPEND YOUR HARD EARNED MONEY ON.

  163. LMAO!!!!!…Well said Margaret.

  164. Was going through any news about mdl settlement and came across one that was a court docket stating that the judge from nevada has ordered that the case be settled and the people that appealed were denied whatever they appealed. This judgement was filed on July 2,2010. It said they have thirty days to provide courts with the names of all plaintiffs involved in class action. So maybe soon the checks will be sent out for this MDL Class Action #1735 for the thirty states involved.Hope this helps everyone who is waiting.

  165. Ok this is getting extremely frustrating…..back in april we heard that walmart agreed to pay $40 million to massachusetts associates who had been employed from 1995- till not sure what the year is for working off the clock. That definetly did happen and even now it still happens I have been with walmart almost 14yrs now and we deserve that lost money……..so where is the money??????

  166. Well, where can one really start. Working at Walmarts is like we’re being treated like an encounter of a third demension or like a prisoner should best desribe and account for what most have to say for working at walmarts. I don’t know what exactly lawsuit I’d really fall into: on any given day I had so many dealings with walmarts as an employee, being over worked due to reporting (retaliation for discrimination) & harrassment practices then being turned against me, to my religion brought against me, my limitaions that either of my adhd or else (3) work injuries I had inquired while working for walmarts, to using my bronchitious against me when I had a doctor excuse that stated to take a day off to being used against me as one of these injuries wasn’t reported, and my boss would use other employees against me to manipulate me for his own personal gain, I was either yelled at, constantly critizied no matter what it was i knew I did my best to work with this company, I have no clue to where to start and its so depressing to have to get just what you deserve when they fight you all the way from what I see here. I’m looking to file a lawsuit with the iowa commissions, eeoc and actively looking for a attorney to represent me.PS. I wish you all luck on all your issues and hopefully someone can get these walmarts for doing inappropiate practices and doing things their way and alot of them against their own policies….. any suggesstions anyone can help would be excellent! thanks! Also, to conclude that I was told by my boss when I was a customer one day at the store I worked for, that I wouldn’t mess with something you can’t handle, its too Big”…..meaning that they knew I had the right to file a lawsuit of some kind against them, perhaps retaliation for reporting harrassment and discrimination practices, for damages of the constant stress that was put on me , as became a hostile work environment , there was no end then I was fired , wrongfully terminated over the phone due to my injuries i had their they tred getting out of it and wanted me to take fmla, d-day to see if I wanted to work for their company , as wanted me to return to the job I was first hired to do, this is all wrong and if there is someone out there that has gone through these things like I have, I couldn’t imagine worse, its sad and it changes how somone perspective of walmarts company really is and the whole outlook of the company is failing and wrong.

  167. HI EVERYONE I KNOW WHAT IT’S LIKE TO WORK FOR WALMART I USED TO WORK FOR THEM AS WELL, I HELPED PUT THE STORE IN NORTH ATTLEBORO UP AND THE MANGEMENT TEAM THAT WAS THERE, ALL TALK, DID NOT CARE ABOUT ANY ONE, I WANT TO KNOW WHERE THE MONEY IS AS WELL, IT IS ABOUT TIME THEY GET WHAT THEY DESERVE, THEY TREAT THERE ASSOCIATES LIKE A PIECE OF XXXX MY DAD WAS ON HIS DEATH BED AND I ASKED TO BE LET OUT SO I COULD GO AND BE WITH HIM WELL THE ASSISTANT MANAGER THAT WAS ON SAID I COULD NOT LEAVE UNTIL THE STORE WAS CLEAN WELL NEEDLESS TO SAY MY DAD PASSED THE FOLLOWING DAY AND FOR A LONG TIME I HAD HATE FEELINGS TOWARDS THIS PERSON, HE THOUGHT HE WAS THE CATS MEOW, WELL HE WAS NOT I ALWAYS DID MY JOB AND DID IT TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY WELL LET ME TELL YOU BACK THEN IT IS NOT WHO YOU KNEW IT WAS WHO YOU SLEPT WITH AND TO THIS DAY I STILL SAY THE SAME THING THEY WILL NEVER CHANGE, I WANT WHAT IS OWED TO ME AND I WANT IT NOW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I HAVE NO COMPASION FOR THEM DISH OUT THE MONEY THIS WEEK FOR THE ONES WHO LIVE IN MASS….

  168. Everyone besides Robert knows what it like to work @ Wal-Mart, it is not an easy task no matter what your job title may be. It is for the best that he stick with landscaping, or construction because if he only knew what it was really like he wouldn’t have made a stupid A++ comment like that anyway. Hey Robert here’s an idea, quit your job and apply at Wal-Mart and we will see how you like it!!! :)

  169. GET THE LEAD OUT AND SEND THE MONEY……………I AGREE WITH WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT WALMART IT IS NOT A NICE PLACE TO WORK………………

  170. when i workrked for wal-mart at the old store the door would b locked til zoneing was done. plus when we did the holiday section we would work at nite with the doors locked.i was told that no one was able to leave til the morin when they where able to unlock the doors.i aske what would happen if we needed out and they said we would have to stay til someone on the morin shift came to get out.

  171. wow Robert your an ass. You really need to keep your rude comments to yourself. if you have never worked at walmart which clearly you have not then you need to shut up. walmart is horrible. and people did do their jobs correctly. if they were not in the wrong the judge would have been on their side now would he. they found something there. so you need to just shut the hell up

  172. I hear you Joanne we are waiting too , we also live in mass and I have not heard anything its so frustrating.

  173. I just wish that someone that has received a check tell us about how much we can look foward to.

  174. In one of the web sites someone said they herd from gordon law and said someone put in an objective saying lawers were getting to much money and did not think judge would except it but it could take another year. I think we will never see the money. Maybe all the news channels should get the stories there yhe ones at christmas time who said we were getting an early christmas present yet 8 months later were is the money.

  175. Well my mother in law got something from walmart. I will know more when my father n law comes home from work to see if it is our check. If its her’s the one he filled out, that means ours or soon to follow hopefully!!!. Will write in here how much it is :) so checks are deffiently coming in mass!!!!

  176. did anyone in Ohio receive a check yet?

  177. has any one from texas received a check and if so when?

  178. I just recieved an email stating that the case is back in court. They will not put out checks till it is resolved. I live in mass. They said last week they would update web site and are still saying the samething so what the problem is no one knows wich i do not believe is right.

  179. Has anyone heard of anything new happening, any more checks going out, new appeals or better yet an end to all this madness. Its so frustrating trying to get any info on these class action suits going on. They claim to keep to sites updated but I haven’t seen anything new on any site. They could at least keep us better informed about what is going on. We at least deserve that.

  180. I haven’t got a check either and I live in Arkansas. Let me know if anyone has gotten a check and they live in arkansas.

  181. SHOW ME THE MONEY YOU CORPARATE @%$$#&**^%

  182. How can it go back to court???? When people have received checks? Thats just wrong and insane.

  183. My husband works for Wal-mart here in ohio at store 1990 and he’s has been asked by mangers to work when he was clocked out. He helps and clocks back in and them will finish his break sometimes.Wal-mart is also hiring people with benefits and them taking them away. He gets paid for holidays and them when it comes to you getting holiday pay you are given a extra day off so they will not have to pay you for the holiday pay. to us this is wrong this started about three years ago so (NO HOLIDAY PAY AT WAL-MART) not right when you are told you you have to take a extra day off.

  184. I filled out the paperwork 20 months ago and still haven’t recieved a dime.the lawyers probally cashed my check ,I noticed they refused to publish information about the checks .now the lawyers should be sued for taking our money.

  185. thats the way wal-mart works. they tell you to do extra time and then they tell you to take a longer lunch or come in later. You are told you have to “kill the time” or else you will be fired. I was told that you are by law to be paid for ALL time worked, not what ever Wal-Mart feels like paying. But looks like Wal-Mart is all powerful and no one wants to make them pay up for what they should. Thats why we will probably not see a penny.

  186. when will they mail checks to ohio

  187. has anyone heard of checks being mailed to CA?

  188. I received an email a few months ago to update my info and email it back but I erased the return email info by mistake and dont know whom to contact.I am in Houston, Texas and have no clue to what is going on with the lawsuit could some please fill me in with all information please.Has anyone received a ck yet?

  189. Hell froze over…. I just recvd a check from the settlement. I live in florida. The amount will vary according to how much you worked and how you filled out the paper work. If ;you have changed address since sending in the paper work, the Number given to call is 1-800-743-3794. This is the Claim Administrator number.. GOOD LUCK TO ALL.

  190. my sister along with several others received checks yesterday an today for 600 in pcola fl

  191. CHECKS ARE ALREADY BEING MAILED IN FL I WORKED THERE 10 MONTHS AND DIDNT EVEN RECV ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THIS HOW CAN I GET MY CHECK.

  192. honestly walmart is a croc. i hate working there, the only reason i do is to pay my bills. it started out nice because everybody was so friendly and kind to each other right? then they stuck me back in the garden center and sometimes i was 2 hours over a lunch and this happened every single day, every single week for months. not only did i miss lunch but i was missing my birth control pills which is very very dangerous because they never gave me my breaks. a few times i was told to stay 15-20 minutes after i was supposed to clock out because they never gave me my last break which was 2 hours overdue (obviously) i never ever got my breaks on time! finally i talked to management after i had missed another pill due to them not giving me a break and everything changed from there but i’m still wondering if i can get something for this. not only that but i started class recently and i filled a fucking form out that said i cannot work such and such days and here they are trying to tell me i’m a damn no call no show. i filled out the stupid forms, how am i a no call no show? i cannot work on the days i have college, there is no time and if they fire me i will file the biggest lawsuit they have ever seen. is there any way anybody can help me out or tell me how i can settle the unfair treatment? OH p.s. i don’t know how to do food benefit cards and they are always putting me on those stupid registers and if i keep doing food benefit cards wrong some people who have food benefit cards could lose their food stamp card benefits and i could get in trouble for it! i was even told that i would get in trouble, yet they never show me how to do it! i’m pissed!

  193. recd check almost 700.00

  194. I am still being denied breaks alot of times, and when i do get them there usually both at the same time 30 min before the end of my schedule. I hate working there, pay is unfair and being hired on for a specific position and then forced to do jobs that are not what i was hired for. there answer is “you work for walmart so anything in the store needs to be done you do it” I would love to see walmart go under.

  195. i live in macon ga and would like to know have anyone received there check yet.

  196. I called the number 1-800-743-3794 and found out, that the money will be given to those who worked in florida walmarts and supercenters. I was sad to hear the news.

  197. Recieved check yesterday for 1100 dollars,Orlando,Florida,Thanks be to God!

  198. did anyone in Ohio get a check yet?

  199. I recieved one of the packets in the mail but I thought it was just a fluke so I threw it away and never thought about it again, Just today I was on facebook and well one of my friends said that he recieved a check for 700 dollars and I ask him how he got it and he told me and all i could say was wow, I wish i had filled it out but I wwas wondering is there anyway that I could like get another one sent to me or fill it out online?
    I need help finding this stuff out so please if anyone has any information please let me know and thank you.

  200. Reply to Jamie , I believe the deadline to file was September of last year 2009.

  201. I worked in Alabama and according to the 800 number , only Florida workers will get some money, but I wish they would had, said that at first, because I had my hopes up , for a check. I am very disappointed.

  202. Claims from Virginia and Alabama , phone # 1-800-677-5163,
    there is an appeal submitted by a class member( a worker) any appeal has to be heard, so until it is resolved we will not see any money. The person that appealed didn’t like the settlement and wants more, this could go on for a while. we are part of a MDL ( ?) it seems that we are divided by regions. Hope this helps.

  203. Does anyone know who to contact in Texas about the lawsuit?

  204. I never recieved any paperwork to file a claim, I worked at walmart for over 2 years, so is there anything I can do to recieve my money also

  205. i worked at walmart for 3 years and wasnt aware of lawsuit until now. is it too late to file a claim? if not how do you file?

  206. Does anyone have a phone # or know of anything going on in massachusetts as to when we will see our money?

  207. this number can direct you to the right phone number needed…1-877-867-6208 option 8

  208. I live in mass and if you go over to the web site for salvas it say there is no timetable of when they have to send out the checks. The way i look at it is the lawyers got theres and we are to wait to get our when they feel like it.

  209. i was notified twice that i had claim against walmart they sent me papers to fill out i did then they sent me more papers to fill out and isent them in i heard nothing so i called up and asked what the problem was that i had not been payed yet they said that i would recieve the ckeck september 3 2010 so far nothing is this just another scam by walmart does any have a phone # i worked for walmart from 2005 until 2008 when i got hurt on the job once i was realese i was termated

  210. I worked for walmart from 2003 to 2007 and on many occasion had to work through my breaks. And when your on lunch always there is a customer thats need help and since they know you work there they assume you have to help…Ive cleaned up isle on my lunch where other associates have walked past.

  211. i sent in the proper paper work months ago….just woundering when i should expect to get my money…any one in cali get????

  212. I wonder if we will ever receive money that is due to us in mass. This waiting is for the birds. and if it did go back to court how can it when some people have already received their checks???? walmart is scum!!!!

  213. i just checked the walmart settlement website they dismissed all appeals and it said checks should be mailed with in the next 60 days its about time

  214. The deadline to file and fill out papers was sept 2009, its to late to be apart of the settlement , according to my papers, I hope alabama will receive a check.

  215. I STARTED WORKING FOR WAL-MART IN 1987 AND LEFT THE COMPANY IN 2008. I HAVE BEEN THROUGH SO MUCH WITH THE COMPANY. FROM BEING LOCKED IN THE STORE OVERNIGHT TO UNLOADING THE TRUCKS AT NIGHT AND PULLING PALLETS OF MERCHANDISE TO THE LOAD AND SPOTTING THE MERCHANDISE AND THEN PUTTING UP THE MERCHANDISE ALL IN AN 8-9HRS SHIFT . THEN YOU STILL NOT DOING GOOD ENOUGH FOR THE COMPANY SO SAY THE MANAGERS. THERE HAVE BEEN TIMES WHEN WE HAD TO COUNT OUR BOXES AT NIGHT FOR THEM TO KNOW JUST HOW MUCH MERCHANDISE WE WERE PUTTING UP. AND WORKING IN THE FREEZER AND COOLER IS ANOTHER THING. NOT SUPPLIED WITH THE RIGHT CLOTHING TO PROTECT YOUR BODY. JUST A COAT THAT EVERYONE WEARS AND NEVER WASHED OR REPLACED.I COULD GO ON AND ON.

  216. Check this out. I worked for Wal-Mart for several years. March 11, 2007, I was working as a night stocker. I worked as a floater at night to fill in for department associates that had the night off. I was working in toys that night and had to put some child wagons up on a high shelf. My super told me to get a male associate to help me, so I did. The guy went up to the top of the roll around ladder that we used, carrying one of the wagons. They weigh 65lbs. He went to swing it up on the shelf and ended up droping it down, hitting me in the head. I end up with no job because of permanent injuries. Can never work again. Got treated like dirt, no one ever even called to see if I was ok or anything else. Here now, almost 4 years later, they want to give me $11,000.00 as a settlement for my pocket and maybe $50,000.00 in a Medicare set aside bank acount. I had 9 more years that I could have worked. Without a raise for those years, I am loosing $190,000.00. Thats just an estimate. Wal-Mart is something else right? I am a Christian, so I can’t say what the devil wants me to say about Wal-Mart

  217. I called the 800 number and they said they should start mailing out checks for multiple states in about 60 days. Im in texas which is included.

  218. I filled out the paper on line and recently moved. Mine was for the state of Texas, does anyone know who to contact in Texas about the change of address so I can collect my check or does anyone know when people from Texas will receive their checks? Thanks Good Luck all!!!!

  219. Alabama number for information is 1-800-677-5163

  220. I have worked for walmart for nine years. I have worked in just about every department. When I was a CSM I got my lunch just as I was about to locked out each day. My breaks were nada since I was always by myself. I was told to suck it up and be a team player. I stepped down and was treated a bit better. I had to go on FMLA for medical reasons. I thought that it would save my job but it was the worst thing to do. I was only gone for a month and a half. I have never used any of my sick time. Each paycheck they shorted me and kept telling me that they would fix it next paycheck. So far I am still short. To make matters worse they cut me from 40 hours to 15, I don’t know what to do. Other than try to find another job quick. Walmart does not care about anything but the bottom line.

  221. I have never worked for walmart but I believe all these things that everyone has claimed. The reason why they happen is that they do have a UNION. Join the union and put a end to it.

  222. I started working for Sam’s club in 2006 and I am still there(nothing to
    write home about) just 15hrs a week. I got the form and every associate got the form also. to my surprise I was the only one and my daughter that filled the form out. We got checks in the mail August 9, 2010 and nobody else. This is just to show how intimidated people are working for walmart/sams club. these are people that were denied breaks and treated badly, were pressued and threatened. Then came time for themm to get some restitution and they weree still afraid. I got 675 and my daughter got $625. Some tried to find out if they can still do it, I beleive they were told that the deadline hasn passed. Well watchout, there are stil two more pending, so if you receive mail DONT THROW IT OUT. many believed that just because they are stll working for walmart/sams club they cannot fill the form. That is a lie from satan. I am still workinbg for them. i will soon leave though.

  223. has anyone from wv recieved any thing?is there a 800no.that i can call?i filled my form out and mailed it in aug2009.there were several people from ohio that i know recieved theirs in july2010.i havent saw anything about wv.

  224. Walmart is the worst place I have ever worked. Everything that all these people are saying are true. How could so many people that saying the same thing, be wrong? Theyre not! Walmart is famous for treating people lilke dirt, and getting away with it, because they know people need their jobs.

  225. I was included in the lawsuit but I recently moved and want to make sure that the law dept. that is handleing this case has my new address….who would I get intouch with to make sure they get my new info….

  226. I call on Sep. 22.2010 She told no check has been send out she say it be the first of week in November. I call 1-800-677-5163 and she don\’t how much the checks will be.

  227. Do any one know if GA will be rec’ving anything?

  228. I have installed some sheetrock 3 years ago or so. The building smells and I dont know why. How do I identify the bad sheet and how do I get rid of it, if it is the identified product. I hav 4 sheet not installed.

  229. I worked at the 1st Wal-Mart store in the state of Florida, Quincy, from October 1982- 1989. I was gone for approximately 5 years, they needed someone that would be a good night-time CSM (as I had been a store-clerk, CSM, Cash-Office, Support Manager) during this period of time. So I went back and talked with the manager, she hired me on the sport. I not understand there is OR was an ourstanding lawsuit for non-breaks / non-lunches, as being the Customer Service Manager, I was told I had to make sure each and everyone of the cashiers got their breaks & lunches, and management would see that I received mine (HA!)….Maybe, 2-3 times in the period of time I worked for them from 1982- 1989 did I get a break or lunch, BUT I Sure Had To Make Sure everyone ELSE did!

    Who’s the company, if I’m asking the right place, that handled this class action suit, I understand 2 others I had worked while there, THEY received letters in reference to this, I never did. I’d like to know more about this.

  230. I have worked for Walmart since June 30, 2007. Last year I received papers to file the lawsuit for lost rest breaks and meals. I filled the forms in and mailed it in the early part of September 2009. Acouple of weeks ago some current and former employees got checks, but I didn’t. I don’t know why I didn’t get anything. I moved the end of July but I have changed my address at the store and have a forward on my mail with the post office. I need to know what happened and why I didn’t get anything.

  231. Hmmm… I never did get my check in the mail. I’d say about a year ago (around 2009) I recieved a large envelope from Walmart in the mail (I quit sometime after recieving this) and it was about how Walmart was/is being sued in many states (I assume this is the lawsuit ofcourse.) Anyway, there was a paper to fill out and send in. It asked questions about if my breaks were ever interupted and was forced to leave my breaks etc. If so, I would be getting compensated for it. I am still Not Compensated. I recieved Nothing in the Mail. I answered their questions (and yes I had at least One Break disrupted when I just Started it. I got it after two hours of work, so I took it and this middle aged, over weight, lady who was a sales associate yelled at me and slammed her hand right next to my face on the table. I was in Subway – we had one in our store. She told me my boss wanted to talk to me but when I spoke to him, I asked if anything was wrong… he said no. He asked me some question about my 3 month evaluation but it was NOT negative. That lady was a freaking psycho. We never spoke before, and to my knowledge, there was no beef between her and I (REALLY.) I had many other bad experiences but it would be too long to type so I’ll leave it at that. Anyway, I never did get this check I was suppose to recieve in the mail. In general, I experienced a lot of racism. I know people don’t like hearing about it but I’m being totally honest. This one customer said to his wife that I spoke “good english.” Um, I’m only 1/4 Filipino. I grew up in the U.S. I also had coworkers tell me how they didn’t like races that weren’t the same as theirs. I also had a manager who complained and worked me to the bone, but didn’t say jack to the other sales associates that worked Under her specifically. All these other sales people did (not all of them, but the ones that worked with me in the ladies department) just talked and galavanted around the store. One of these women told me I worked “too hard.” This same woman told me she was never complained to/about from our manager (they are both the same race from what they told me, and I’m another). It seemed like a racial situation because the only other women who worked a lot were these 50 year old women of other races while everyone else just talked about personal things, and walked around (and not in a frantic way… but just casually, while these two other woman were building large clothing racks and taking them down etc. Whether it’s subconscious or not, (it seems to me) that many people like to help out or befriend the ones that look like them. Yes, I’m being very racist, but so is every d-mn person I’ve met and worked with. I’m so glad my fiance is an Accountant and owns a business. I dont have to deal with nasty prejudiced women Ever Again! Ha ha ha – HA!!! :P That’s me giving the middle finger to every Horrible woman who didn’t like me because we weren’t the same – b-tch. And Yes! – Ther e was one coworker who told me that she didn’t like my background (3 times to my face – Really.) They’d be so Jealous to know the guy I’m with has a degree and theirs probably still dont! :P

  232. I have worked for wal mart 61/2 years… didnt always get my whole break didnt always get my whole lunch worked off the clock and i had to wait about 20 minutes to leave the building to wait for the lazy managers to unlock the door so i can go home almost every single night…. so i fill out the forms mail it off right away and i still havent heard anything back yet…. i live in cali…. so if anyone knows anything please let me know…. or if you have a number i can call to check….

  233. I started off in the bakery decorating cakes, after a few months I took a promotion to lead the Deli. Soon after the bakery lead got her back hurt so I ran BOTH departments asking for more help daily, I ask the Asst. Manager could I refuse to run both departments not only did she say ah no she pretty much told me if I wanted to keep my job to keep my mouth shut and just do it, A couple weeks later there was an out of date found in the bakery that the morning person missed, the store manager insisted that I was to be wrote up for a department that was not even my true responsibility !
    I was like most people I got maybe a break a day, 1/2 a lunch worked off the clock, even done scheduling that was not my responsability from home, was even told I would not be allowed a vacation day unless I got the scheduling done for the asst. manager !
    I live in Tennessee and I also received the papers and filled them out, but NO check and dont really figure after this long I will get one..

  234. I called th e 1-800-677-5163 and I spoke with a representative for the 30 states and alabama is included in this number, we will receive checks around november the 15th, if not then call back, everyone that sent in the paper work by sept 2009 will receive a check.

  235. My Husband and I both worked at walmart in Newark NY , and we never got a break only a 30 minute lunch. We were locked in to the store and had to wait on someone to let us out in the morning and they never was on time. Pluss i found out i was pregnant and when i told my manager he was pissed and very angree with me and said it didn’t matter i had to work the same way . I unloaded the convyer belt with 5-6 other man and he still wanted me to do this some of the boxes were very hevey and after a few months i started haveing trouble and then one night i started throwing up blood and the manager wouldn’t let me leave. Pluss we were locked in. I got upset and scared so my husband told me to run out the emerency doors or fire doors (witch we were told if we ever did this we would be firered) But i ran out them any way and my aunt came and picked me up and took me to the hospital. I was firered and they made me fillout saying that i Quit because they said that that is what i did when i ran out the doors. Theys said if i did fill out the paper saying that …that i wouldn’t be able to get my check for the 2 weeks i worked.
    I filled out the paper work about a month or 2 ago and havn’t hurd anything.

  236. i worked at walmart a few different times and all theses comments sound familiar. how do i know i have a claim?

  237. SWEAT SHOP BULLIES!!! SHAME ON YOU WALMART!!!!!

  238. anyone know anything about VA??? It’s been a year and still no check….

  239. and walmart is getting worse by the day. pretty soon there will be no more workers there will only be robots who will barely be able to do all of the work that they expect one person to do on a daily basis. they are supposedly being careful to make sure that people are getting their breaks like they are supposed to but its not happening. i have had one out of four breaks in the last two days because we were so busy and so short handed that i couldnt get my breaks. their new motto “do more with less”. that means less people do more work and get less breaks and less money. customer service is no such thing anymore because there are not enough associates left to serve all the customers in all the areas where they need service so they get mad and leave. when are they gonna wake up and get us the help we need and hire some more full timers instead of the part timers. people need jobs and customers need service!!!!!!!! Wake up Walmart!!!!!!!!!

  240. Iworked for wal mart for 15 yrs in monroe michigan filled the paper work over a yr ago havent got a check yet anyone in michigan get a check yet or a number to call see when they are coming

  241. checks will be coming in November

  242. This is to Jamie who wonders why everyone is in an uproar? WHAT? Well Jamie let us give you Topamax, Depakote, Risperdal and then let you find out that you now have stage 3 liver Fibrosis from taking it which means you can die anytime from it and then your heart gets affected, which mine is, and a lot of nausea off and on, tired all the time, lose your job and live on disability, and basically your who life gone? Then ask yourself what you are so made about Jamie!!!! And then find out that you are not even Bi-polar at all!!

  243. i was sleeping and i thought about the walmart lawsuit i havnt heard anything so i decided to google and see what was going on i stay in texas so are checking coming in november as well , i also did the paper work they sent me and i sent it back so does that mean i will be getting a check let me know if someone in texas has information on this

  244. I’ve been self-employed for 20+years. Now that the economy sucks I had to get a 2nd job. Sam’s Club was hiring part-time for Produce. I was hired on the spot. The pay sucked, but it was a paycheck. I have been busting my butt for 1.5 years and have lost 40+ lbs. Three months ago I was passed over for the first promotion (Deli Team Leader) without an interview. I used the Open Door Policy and the GM agreed that I had been shafted by the Fresh Manager, but it was too late. On the day that was my 1.5 year “anniversary” at Sam’s, as well as my 44th birthday, I was promoted to Meat Team Leader, Full-Time, 4 pay level increase. I am not a “take your time, I’m paid by the hour” person. Sometimes I take my breaks, sometimes not. I am responsible for that. I always take my lunch, if required. You get what you put in. But just in case…I also have a small digital recorder with several hours of conversations…

  245. i worked at walmart in west virginia not once but twice-two different locations. i did fill out the paperwork but never did hear anything. if they are saying november 15th lets hope and pray that would be wonderful for christmas!!!

  246. Has anyone got any checks in the state of michigan??

  247. i live in jackson nj i worked for the one in woodbridge nj and the one in brick nj will the cheks be sent out to me in noveber to plees let me now somthing thank you

  248. I just called the Alabama 800 number, and I spoke to a representative again, and he said,” those that filled out the paper work completely and made the deadline by september of 2009 will receive checks, only if it was filled out complete, the checks should be received by November the 15th , if not call back.

  249. I call today 10-26 they told me that are in processing the check it will be in November. what day under know sorry

  250. ANY ONE IN MICHIGAN GET A CHECK YET? I SEE NO ONE PUT LATELY UP IF THEY GOT $$ ITS BEEN AWHILE

  251. i just spoke to a rep,,she said the checks will start being mailed on 11/3/10. she couldnt say how much mine was.i live in wv

  252. I am beginning to wonder if the checks to mass is ganna happen at all…..

  253. I WORKED 4 WALMART 2006-2008. IT WAS THE WORST JOB I EVER HAD.THE MANAGERS TREAT THE EMPLOYEES LIKE S…I WORKED IN THE JEWLERY DEPT AT FIRST THEN I WAS MOVED 2 THE SHOE DEPT. AFTER AWHILE I WAS WORKING IN BOTH DEPTS. DURING MY TIME INTHE SHOE DEPT THE PERSON THAT WAS SUPPOSE 2 BE MANAGER WAS HARDLY DOING HER JOB.I HAD 2 COME IN @6AM ON WEEKENDS 2 OPEN AND SHE DIDNT GET THER UNTIL 10AM. IF I WAS LATE I GOT CHEWED OUT BY MANAGEMENT. BUT NOTHING WAS SIAD TO HER AND SHE WAS SUPPOSE 2 BE THERE AT THE SAME TIME AS ME. DURING 2007 I HAD SOME TRANSPORTATION PROBLEMS.(NOTE:IT WAS NOVEMEBER MY 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY) I CALLED AND TOLD ONE OF THE MANAGERS ABOUT IT SHE GAVE ME THE CHOICE OF COME TO WORK OR QUIT. I HAD TO QUIT(UNKNOWN TO ME THERE WAS A THIRD CHOICE) 4 1 MONTH. LOST ALL THE BENEFITS OF A 1YEAR ASSOCIATE THAT I HAD JUST GOT. I FOUND OUT LATER THAT THE MANAGER SHOULD HAVE TOLD ME TO TAKE A LEAVE OF ABSENCE UNTIL I GOT SITUATED SO I WOULD HAVE KEPT MY BENEFITS. I WENT BACK IN JANUARY OF 2008. IN APRIL OF 2008 I FELL IN RAIN WATER (ON MY WAY TO CLOCK IN 4 WORK) BY THE BUGGIES AFTER THE DOOR GREETER HELPED ME UP ILIMPED TO THE BACK FILLED OUT AN INCIDENT REPORT. I TRIED 2 WORK THAT DAY BUT MY KNEE WAS HURTING BADLY,SO I WENT TO THE HOSPITAL THEY GAVE ME A PRESCRIPTION I WENT BACK TO WALMART TO GET IT FILLED AND THE STORE MANAGER MADE A COMMENT TO OTHER EMPLOYEES THAT I FELL BECAUSE I DONT KNOW HOW TO WALK. IN JUNE 2008 I SUFFERED FROM DEPRESSION. I STOPPED GOING TO WORK BUT I STILL CALLED THE HOTLINE NUMBER TO CALL OUT. I TALKED TO A MANAGER TOLD HER WHAT WAS GOING ON SHE TOLD ME TO GET THE MENTAL HEALTHNPEOPLE TO FILL OUT THE FORMS. I TOLD THE PEOPLE AT MENTAL HEALTH THEY TOLD ME THEIE LAWYERS WONT LET THEM DO THAT BUT I COULD SIGN A RELEASE FOR THEM (WALMART) TO GET MY PROGRESS. I TOLD THE MANAGER ABOUT IT SHE TOLD ME SHE WOULD GET BACK TO ME AFTER SHE TALKED TO THE STORE MANAGER. THE NEXT THING I KNOW I RECIEVED A LETTER TELLING ME I WAS TERMINATED DUE TO EXCESSIVE ABSENCES. I DONT KNOW ABOUT EVERY OTHER WALMART BUT THE ONE I WAS AT IN GA SUCKS. THE MANAGERS DONT CARE ABOUT THE EMPLOYEES THAT WORK FOR THEM AND THAT MAKES AN UNSAVORY WORK ENVIRONMENT.

  254. It is the here in NC

  255. I was with wal-mart for 9 years I was the department manger over the deli my sales went up. Your store big shots manger didnt care never
    got a 2nd break very rare if I got a 1st one. Even sometimes my lunch would be cute short. This isnt going to stop them because my brother-n-law is still there and he said there still the same. Oh I just called and about the checks and they told me they dont have no set date to mail them out

  256. SEEMS TO ME THAT WAL-MART IS GIVING GEORGIA THE RUN-AROUND ABOUT THE CHECKS…I WORKED FOR WALMART FOR 4 1/2 YEARS…YOU LEAVE TO GO ON BREAK AND ARE FORCED TO COME BACK BECAUSE THEY ARE CALLING A CODE BECAUSE THEY DO NOT HAVE ENOUGH WORKERS…..IT SEEMS THAT THEY ARE NOT GETTING ANY BETTER BECAUSE NOW I HAVE A SISTER THAT WORKS FOR THEM AND COMES HOME COMPLAINING EVERYDAY ABOUT THE WAY THE MANAGERS TREAT YOU…I GUESS THIS WAS NOT A LESSON LEARNED FOR THEM AND HOPEFULLY WE’LL GET WHAT IS RITEFULLY OURS!!!!!! GIVE US OUR MONEY PLEASE!!!!!!!

  257. o.k. just talked with someone from the ofc and as of now it will be late november before the checks will be mailed…..another delay.

  258. Bad news, i just called the number , and the rep said, checks has not been mailed, because they are waiting on a calculation for us, and he said to . call back, if not receive in about 60 days, this is a mess, they keep on delaying , the dates., now they are waiting on how to calculate for class members.

  259. Sounds like another excuse not to give the employee the money they deserve just like the excuses they give when you don’t get a quarterly bonus ..even though you exceeded sales, profts, and payroll was in check.

  260. I worked for walmart for 17 months. I filled out the paper work and mailed it on time but I haven’t recieved a check. I have a friend that told me his daughter recieved a check in september 2010 and I want to know where my share is. walmart needs to treat their employees with appreciation for the hard work they do and pay up what is owed to them. It is hard work and breaks are important so they need to make sure they get their breaks on time. My daughter recently worked for walmart and hated it because they are still neglecting to give their employees their breaks on time and they still refuse to pay overtime to their employees.

  261. Walmart is trying to force me to quit. I have been an Electronics associate for six years, am one of the most highly paid persons in the store, am over 65, and handicapped. Three years ago I had a stroke while working, but after I recuperated I returned to the same job. I have never had anything less than a glowing review and a good raise, have been assured that any help or accomodation I might need is fine by the reviewing manager, etc. Just this past month I was suddenly threatened with a poor review if I didn’t transfer out of the department because I “didn’t fit the job description”. After three years of solid evidence I can and do, do the job? And not one negative review or warning? And in October I got another great review after the first threat was received. This week I was summarily yanked from Electronics and thrown on an up-front register with no training for that type of machine. This job is quite strenuous and I fear I can’t keep it up too much longer (which is precisely what they hope!) Also, they took my walker away from me and put it in customer service. When I needed to go for break there was no-one to go get it for me, so I got no break. Same thing when I needed to go off shift. I know for a fact that it’s strictly illegal to remove a mobility device from a handicapped person. They have also cut my 4hrs/day, 5 days/ week to just two days a week, even during the Black Friday period when traditionally everybody who’s breathing is on shift. I suspect they may cut me further. Any cut at all in hours and I’m in danger of losing my house. The stress is making me so ill I can’t eat, and I’m diabetic. It is unconscionable what a huge corporation is able to get away with! After reading all the other complaints, mine is slight in comparison to some, but at least I know I’m not imagining the things I’ve seen and heard and experienced. ‘Evil’ in its metaphysical sense is not too strong a word to use. Another earlier series of events in my sojourn with the company was also draconian. The store I worked at was closed for remodeling, and all the employees who didn’t voluntarily quit were transferred to a store twelve miles away. When the original store reopened, none of the original employees were allowed to re-transfer. We were told that we had to apply as if it were a new job. It turned out that they filled the store positions with brand new lowest paid youngest people off the street that they could find. Mostly twentys, a few thirtys, nobody I saw was over forty and I went back alot to be sure. Nobody who originally worked there got to go back except one or two youngsters who were promoted to management. All of this points to a Machiavellian juggernaut with complete lack of compassion or ethics that has the world by the throat, and knows it. Someone in a comment compared it to the Nazis, and that fits just right. What a shame. Walmart could do so much good if they had a mind to, but it’s a giant, insidious termite mound of mindlessnes and rules with no checks or balances, which condition promotes the worst of human instincts. They are so huge that I feel what they do and condone impacts so may people negatively that it could be considered treason to the US. I pray God someone stops them. Thinly veiled Horror movie, anyone?

  262. i worked for walmart for about a year, and for me to even get a break or luch was a big hassle i would try to notify my csm so i can have breaks and most of the time i was ignore and had to work straight through, one day i was called to the office by a manager he was writting me up for a meal violation whick i refuse to sign but end up signing it or i would of got fired for not signing it,, i wis so pissed off i agrued with the manager because it was there fault for me going over my meal violation i could never get released for the cash register, i end up just leaving,<<<< never went back,,,,

  263. Anyone in ny get checks yet?

  264. I think walmart (or hell mart as I call it) is out of control. They should all get burned down just like the one on South Park. If you haven’t seen it, you need to. LMAO!!!! It’s great! It will give you something to laugh about at least because what is happening in real life is not so funny. I hope they quit messing with our heads and send our checks soon. We all could use them.

  265. I realie dont think we are gonna get any noney here it is the 11th they said they are sending them out the 3rd i realie think we are gonna get shafted….

  266. I worked for the Kennewick Wa.Walmart in 2000/2001. One night after we closed Management stood at the door to let the remaining customers out. She didn’t bother locking the doors and walked away. I was standing at the courtesy desk finishing up my drawer count. A man walked through the door with a shotgun wrapped in rubber bands. He said we need to buy our white t-shirts and kiss our kids goodbye, The worlds coming to an end. He wanted to know what religion people were. As he is saying this he continued to head back towards sporting goods. I am calling management over the intercom with no response back. I called a good 4 times. I open the door behind the courtesy desk to see 2 managers sitting there. I was so pissed. Typical ignorance of Walmart management. They called 911(I should of) and I started to clear the store. I don’t recall if management even left that room. By the time the man reached sporting goods he had the gun put together and in the face of a associate demanding ammo. The guys were able to get the gun from the man. Swat showed and did a sweep of the store. The mans girlfriend was sitting outside in front of the doors with the car running. Come to find out the next day the man was a felon. What really got me was to find out the gun was loaded. Nice to know he could of blown me away right when he walked in. Risking my life because of incompetent management and being told to work through breaks and lunches. Then we were told we wouldn’t be let out of the store until we help the other departments and everyone was done, after we clocked out. We were always locked in. Walmart needs to get their crap together and start caring. That gun man scared me so bad I had bad dreams for a week and was always watching to the doors after we closed.

  267. Anyone in PR get any checks?

  268. I worked at Wal-Mart in two different states, Florida & North Carolina. The Florida class action lawsuit was filed separate from the North Carolina class action lawsuit. I was fortunate enough to be able to file a claim in both states. The Florida class action has been settled and I received a check in August 2010. I am still waiting for the North Carolina settlement and from what I have been told should be paid sometime in November of 2010.

  269. talked again with someone in the ofc and now the word is they do not have a set time on when they will mail the checks out because they have not calculated the amount of the checks yet. would’nt you know it.

  270. I worked Full Times Hrs for the longest time, but was kept on part tme. I was asked to assist customers on my break time and told I would be given a later break, but was never, I was called off breaks and lunches early all the time to assist customers or to count out or reboot a register because I was “so good at it”. I “HAD to stay in a locked store to clean, no matter how late it go tto be. I was a single woman and told the manager I had to leave “ONE night” to pick someone up, I was told if I left I would be terminated. I had to leave to pick someone up, it was well after 11:30 pm after my shift was over, I assisted in clening the store, I was terminated, just like that, totally unfair. This was back a few years ago. I didn’t think I could do anything about it. I had been mailed papers to fill out about a law suit, but have not heard anythign since.

  271. Hey Alicia, I know what you went through, because as an over-night support manager in a neighborhood market I was robbed at gun point and made to lay on the floor in cashoffice until they were gone. I was afraid for my life as well as the associates that were outside of that door working in the store. I too had nightmares, but do you know that walmart does not even offer you any paid time off after a truamatizing situation such as what we went through. They don’t care about us. It was me and other support manager that did the most investigating into our robbery because we felt it was an inside job and even told the police that. We were right, and we found out who did it and they ended up going to prison and we never even got a thank you or nothing. They don’t care about us. FACT!!!!

  272. I live in Ma and so far no checks. I think they are peeing on my leg and expecting me to believe that it’s rain…
    If anyone in Ma. has any further info about the forthcomming checks please let me know

  273. i worked at walmart in ozark alabama and it was years ago and it was a hell job we never was treated fair my checks was always wrong and they never could get them rite my pay was wrong for all the hours i work they lied about the pay, breaks,wages and thet fired me for nothing (steve lawence)store manger fired me one day he called me in the office and said im firing you and i said y and he said because you look like you are *not happy* thet are devils from hell and they owe me big for all the lies and hurt and i will get my pay back asap thanks

  274. Don’t stop calling!!! If you don’t keep calling, we will never see the money. Let’s worry us, like Walmart worried us.

  275. I hope we will get checks within 60 days , they told me to call back around Jan 2011, next year.

  276. Nov 15 spoke to rep…Virginia and Alabama checks were suppose to go out Nov 3.. since then Wal-mart has decided to redo calculations on payments, could not tell me if the money would increase or decrease, 60 days if you have not received anything suppose to call back…I was told that my 2 claims were on file I have one for Va. and Al.

  277. when I said info on the forthcomming checks (lol) you understand that I am assuming that their will be checks but you know what assume means, and again LOL

  278. I recently relocated to Illinois and called to update my address. Also to find out how long it’ll be before the checks would be issued. I was asked my information and was told they didn’t have me in their system. I was sent a settlement form in June of 2009 and I filled it out the same day and mailed it the next. I’m now waiting on them to call me back after they updated my new address. NOTE* the customer service representative was “having issues” with her computer. Hmmm?? P.S. The CSR (cust. serv. rep.) said not to look for any checks before the end of the year (2010) because they were “still caculating”.

  279. called again….same thing….they are still calculating payments…you would think that they would send them out in as they calculate payments but no…same old answer.

  280. I just called the Alabama number again, and she said, still no set date when the checks are going to be mailed, still waiting on the calculations.

  281. november 18th and still waiting anyone heard anything for west virginia??

  282. Has anybody from WI. recieved any checks yet? Spoke to a rep. last week and she said checks should be mailed soon! we will see!!!

  283. Can we contact the attorney? Since I was told that there was no date set when they have to mail out the checks. Ridiculous!!! How long does that take? Give us our money!!! It is owed to us.

  284. I REC’D CLAIM FORM WITH W-4 IRS I-9 REQUEST TO SUBMIT FOR TAX PURPOSES TO BE FILLED OUT AND RETURNED BY NOV. 2010. THE PACKET ALSO CONTAINED A QUESTIONNARE THAT WAS REQUIRED TO BE FILLED OUT PERTAINING TO LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT AND RECOLLECTION OF ANY SHIFTS WORKED WITH OUT PROPER LUNCH BREAKS GIVEN OR IF I WAS ASKED TO WORK THRU MY BREAK PERIODS AND ULTIMATELY NOT PAID FOR WORK PERFORMED.ALL OF THIS INFO SUBMITTED WITH THE INTENTION OF QUALIFYING AND BEING ENTITLED TO WAGES OWED FROM WALMART FROM A LAWSUIT AND JUDGEMENT IN MY FAVOR. AS OF TODAY NOV. 19, 2010 HAVEN’T REC’D ANY CHECK AS PROMISED OR ANY INFO FROM LAWFIRM REPRESENTING FORMER EMPLOYEES

  285. anybody from MA get their checks???

  286. i was told that the MA checks were being sent out on the 17th, after waiting months already, i was first told they where gonna be sent in april!

  287. David…I got the w-4 but there was no questionnaire in mine. Sent it off the next day. I have worked for four different Walmarts in 2 different states since 1997. Longest was 13 months from 2000 to 2001. Won’t they check our employment records prior to cutting the check? It also said we can receive anything from $50.00 to $600.00. I’m expecting the $50 just because that’s my luck. I still think they are getting off easy for treating their employees like garbage.

  288. Well I jus spoke to the attonery that’s over my case and she said that checks (for TEXAS) will be processed the end of Dec or middle Jan

  289. will we get interest for the checks that have been in limbo for over a year now? How come when you call they can’t pull your info up and tell you how much you will get. In VA and still no check.

  290. My husband worked for Sam’s from April 2010 to October 2010. He had to beg for a break or lunch. He was a greeter and could not sit and he would call for a break/lunch and be ignored. He hated every moment working there.

  291. hi my name is becky & i worked at pico rivera walmart (suburb of los angeles) i worked at walmart for 5 yrs and before we became a super ctr, we colsed at 10pm so we cleaned to about midnite but the asst mgr would lock the door and say nobody leaves till you get a zone check and if your dept was zoned then they sent you to another dept. not fair!!! and you were locked in till everybody was done, and until the stupid mgr decided to go check after you called for a zone check, my husband would be waiting for me , he was my ride he didn’t believe me we almost go divorced , he thought i was having an affair with some one else, he couldnt believe that a dept store would do that, and than they would not open the door till everybody was there and if you were at your locker or at the time colck when they finally decided to open the door you would have to wait till the mgr felt like showing up and there was an overnite mgr but he said, no you have to wait for your colsing mgr, to open the door, they caused me so many arguement with my irate husband, it was horrible people would call home office but you know they cover for each other!!!!!!

  292. SOME ONE TOLD ME THT MASS CHECK WERE GETING SENT OUT 11/29/2010 DOES ANYONE KNW AND HOW MUCH AM STARTING TO BELIVE THIS IS BULLSHIT

  293. Iam realie getting to wonder if we are gonna get a dime. I see on earlier post that people got $$ so why now it just stopped. Ihave served 12yrs at wal mart ive seen it all and hurd all their excuses ijust want the $ that is owed to all of us now come on get it togather wal mart….

  294. I call last Friday they had a hard time to find my in the computer then they give me a id number to give them next time I call.
    They told check back in two weeks. Dec 3 i will call back again. to see what is up. we did to tax paper for 2009 My lawer say they have to pay before dec 31.2010

  295. I live in NC, and filled out information over a year ago. How can they get by with not paying people. They would make me work overtime, and didn’t pay me. They would make me clock out early. They also wold not let ne take all my breaks owed. Also a supervisor called me the N….word. I want my money…

  296. My husband Chris worked for Walmart 5 years as the meat manager, and 5 more years as the deli manager. Then his kidney’s failed after heart surgery. So he had to go on dialysis. He scheduled his dialysis after his work shift so he could be there from 5:00 am to about 12:00 three days a week and a full day the other days. Rob made him step down from the deli position, then told him he had to sign papers for FML. The HR person told Chris Rob was looking for a reason to fire him and would put him in another position where he would be bound to fail so they could fire him. They refused to recognize his diability and make reasonable accomodation for the dialysis, per the ADA laws. 5 + 5 = 0 with Walmart. They kicked him to the curb after 10 years of loyalty and devoted service! Don’t work for Walmart unless you want to be booted out at the first hint of trouble!!!

  297. I worked at walmart well according to unemployment I still work at walmart but have not been on the payrol for 2yrs because of a suspension which was told to me I could come back after my court date which nothing happen at it. I keep getting benifits stuff in the mail from them and I ask why I can’t come back and they tell me I am not going to be rehired but I call the main office and they tell me I am still employed just not working. So I went to file for unemployment and they told me no I am still employed at walmart. I ask the area manager to write me a letter stating I was not employed there and she told me no. They know I can’t take them to court is there anyone that can help.

  298. While working at Wal-Mart I was forced repetely to work through my lunch and brakes, I was also forced to work overtime at the begining of the week, then I was forced to leave once I reached 40 hours so that do not get paid for overtime.

  299. Well good news for a change. Our household just got our checks in Mass. ours both was for 702.00. Thank You Wallmart!!!!!

  300. I avoid shopping at Wal-Mart because of the low morale of the employees. The atmosphere at allthe Wal-Marts in my area are so bad it makes me depressed to shop there. I don’t care how low their prices are, I shop at K-Mart instead. I was unemployed for three years and refused to apply at Wal-Mart, even when welfare caseworkers would send me there! NO WAY!!!! You would have to be real desperate to even think about working there. Good Luck to all of you trying to collect your settlements. God Bless you!

  301. i worked for wallmart around 1978-79 was ther a law suite then im involed in one with u but have not heard from anyone help or maybe 76i cant remember

  302. I worked at walmart for about a year and a half and at first it was going good. We had gotten a new store manager from the east coast which I thought would be a good thing. Come to find out, not only was he a fake and a liar, but he did not care about anyone but himself and the assistant manager he was supposedly sleeping with even though he would bring his gf to the store. I had started out as a cashier and eventually switched to a stocker over-night because I could no longer handle the pressure and stress of being up front. I like never called in and when I was a cashier I would also help out the Loss Prevention worker since at one time she was the only one in that department. I would also be asked my the Store Manager to get off the register and go help the truck crew unload trucks and stack pallets and take them to the floor for the overnight crew. What I didn’t understand about all this was why would he ask me to do all of this work over the guys when he didn’t even like me. What I found out later from other associates was that he talked a lot of crap about me all the time and that he did not like me at all because of my sexual orientation. So not only does Walmart commit sex discrimination, but they also discriminate against someone’s sexual orientation. I had gone over my SM head and talked to his boss. He said he would take care of it for me… but did that ever happen… NO! So if all this isn’t enough, he had asked 3 days prior to sending me to another store like an hour and a half away to help them with a remodel. So now I got stuck driving all that way just so he could “get me out of his face”, which was said by a prior ast manager. Then after a month of going back and forth and to school after I got off in the morning, he decided to send the Asset Protection manager to the store I was helping at to fire me saying that I was lying on my mileage sheet. So not only did I deal with hell for a job, but I was fired an hour and a half away from my home store so he didn’t have to do it, and I also had to pay back the $400+ dollars they had giving me for driving to that store. Walmart is a piece of crap place to work at and totally descriminatory against anybody they can take advantage of… And to conclude my story… the funny thing out of all this is when I no longer worked for the company at all, and the SM would see me shopping in the store, he would try to make conversation with me and stuff and the only thing he would get from me was a response saying “Don’t f****en talk to me” and the finger. After all, he could no longer do anything to me if I didn’t work there anymore. Just makes me mad that I never did anything wrong and yet I was treated so horribly.

  303. i worked for wal-mart and had to get a bike down from the top rack alone i thought i pulled a muscle in my shoulder but i still hurt real bad and its been about 9 years ago….

  304. I am a female and worked for walmart over 23 years. Time and time again I saw MANY men get promoted over me and not because they were more qualified but because they knew how to play the game. I did get promoted but at a much slower pace than my male co-workers. Many times the guys would get promoted right out of college after I had been with walmart over 10 to 15 years. I finally left walmart as things were only changing for the worse.

  305. I worked for walmart and was not informed of lawsuit.. can i still get involved in lawsuit

  306. Did any one get checks in michigan yet?

  307. I worked for Wal-Mart from 1988 to 1991, I was hired as a cashier.

  308. I work for walmart for 1996 to 2008 ten year and we were luck to get a break they made us work over time and did not get pay for it !!!

  309. I just called the 877-867-6208 and got the same response that they are waiting to calculate the amounts and to call be in 60 days if I haven’t heard anything..

  310. WAL-MART NEED TO BE UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR A LOT OF WRONG DOING, I’VE BEEN THEIR FOR OVER 3 YEARS AND COUNTING. I SEE A LOT OF WRONG DOING WITH MANAGEMENT IF THEY DON’T LIKE YOU; THEY GET RID OF YOU. IF YOU GO OVER THE HOURS YOU WORK YOU ARE WROTE UP. IAM A FULL-TIME EMPLOYEE AND THEY ONLY GIVE ME 25 TO 35 HOURS A WEEK ,SOMETIMES I ONLY GOT 25. HAVING HOURS LIKE THAT MESS UP VACATION AND THAT HIGH INSURANCE THEY HAVE TO OFFER. IN THE STORES IN MISSISSIPPI THEY ARE TELLING US THEY HAVE NO MONEY! I KNOW THAT’S A LIE!! THE STORE MANAGER GETS THE MONEY, THEY ARE VERY RUD AND NOT UNDERSTANDING AT ALL. I PRAY MISSISSIPPI IS IN THIS LAW SUIT… THEY MAKE IT SO HARD TO RECEIVE YOUR UNEMPLOYMENT WHEN THEY FIRE YOU

  311. Hi, November 15th, 2010, I had left a comment on this site explaining my situation, and asking that I please be contacted. I no longer see my comment here at all. I was wondering what happened to it??? I have not been conacted at al either.

  312. ive seen so much stuff go on in the 7 years ive been with walmart its not funny. I broke my arm this year at walmart and they wouldnt even pay me to go to the doctor i had to go off the clock. on top of that the doctors were saying it was all in my mind the pain and stuff. then all you hear from the management team is when are they going to release you. if i knew when i was going to be released i would tell you.so right now its like they are trying to cause me to blow up so they can fire me.

  313. they have been saying 60 days forever…..how long are they going to keep saying that.

  314. I worked for walmart in westminter ca for a month;They told me that I could not go to school and work full time, I was under the inpression that the company Walmart wants people to go to school? So, I had to make a choice,so,I chose school,

  315. ANYBODY FROM PUERTO RICO GET THEIR CHECKS?
    THEY TELL ME IN 60 DAYS AND ITS BEEN OVER 90 DAYS….

  316. I worked for wal mart from 1995-2006 I have moved a few times since i have left them and I have not recieved any paper work to fill out or sign. I live in Mass and I have found out from my friends that the checks have been sent to them. Does anyone know who I can call to find out if I’m going to get a check or not? I should get one because I was employed with them at the time all of this happend. PLEASE ANYONE

  317. Some of the associaates were told that if they filled out the form that they would get fired! So why shouldn’t we get some of the money that we well deserve can somebody answer that????????

  318. To Phyllis this is the phone number to call 877-867-6208 , the cut off date was Sept, let them now where you worked and they can check if your on the list, if you got a letter about the lawsuit and did nothing you will be on the list..

  319. my mother took avandia and had a heart attack.we contacted a firm in NY.My mother was part of the first settlement of 89k.he current attorneys fees are 47k is it standard in class actions for lawyers to take so much.Is it too late to switch attorneys.After attorneys fees and other fees my mother settlement would be 12k payable monthly.This does not seem correct please advise

  320. Does anyone know when the deadline for this lawsuit is? I’m in Canada.

  321. I work at Walmart and I agree with with a lot of the comments left and its just bad when all the different Walmart have the same or similar situation going on in their store. I work at a Walmart in Louisiana and the assistant managers don’t care about you and its even worse when your own store manager don’t speak or care about what’s going on with his employees. He can’t even be generous to let us have a bonus, every time it come about we nicer get one since the store been open. I think they need to get rid of him or pay us back pay for our none payment bonuses. As long as he get his he is happy and that ain’t right for him to get a bonus and we work harder than him throughout his whole store. I would like to know if our state is receiving a check.

  322. I don’t understand why Mississippi was not listed as a state in the class action suit. I worked in Mississippi and the register would lock me out because it was time for my lunch and the associate manager would put his login in number in the register so I could keep working and it would look like I was off the clock.

  323. spoke with a person over the texas ofc. checks will not be going out this year……i know we all knew this….they are all liars.

  324. Does anyone know if NC has received anything yet……

  325. I filed a claim back in late July or August. I haven’t heard anything from a lawyer or anyone else. I worked for Wal-Mart for 18 years and almost daily I was interupted during my break or lunch to take care of Wal-Mart business. I was an invoice clerk taking care of all the payables and any repairs or problems dealing with the store!! Thanks, Dianne

  326. walmartmdl will have more information Jan. 3 2011 Everyone call back then.

  327. I just got off the phone , with an representative ,he said checks will be mailed thursday dec the 30th 2010, but wait for 7 to ten business days to receive the checks, good luck to all of us , to receive a check., it is 5:42 cst, I live in Cusetta Alabama.

  328. I worked for walmart 5 1/2 years.I did fill out papers on the lawsuit & still was having trouble getting breaks.Alot of TLE associates will be familiar with this! But this story has a twist. Upon desiding to make WALMART follow there own rules,Afellow associate & myself started to demand our breaks. ( after being denied a time ajustment for 3 days in a row, 45 min of work.) under staffed of course,had a customer demand an oil change. we KINDLEY told her we were required a break, no cashier & a half hour till closing.let her know we couldnt preform servise.she called a co manager ( at his home ) !! next day i was fired.for misconduct.I & all others were shocked. Can you say NOT FAIR ??

  329. Just wondering if anyone in Illinois has received their checks

  330. EVERYTHING THAT PEOPLE SAID ABOUT WALMART I S SO TRUE . I LIVE IN NV. THE MANAGERS ARE SAME HERE TO WALMART SUCKSI. IF ANYONE WANTS YO WORK HERE I TELL THEN ABOUT HOW YOU ARE TREATED.

  331. weres the money been waiting but nocheck and why isnt there a way we can get some information

  332. i called Wednesday and they told me checks are being mailed out today Thursday and if we don’t receive them in 2 weeks to call back

  333. I hope everyone realizes that no money can be paid before the court approves the calculations. Its not the administrators fault that they are cautious in the calculations. Its smart business. Lets point our frustrations to the company that messed up “walmart” and not the people that are eventually sending us checks. Let’s all do some more research to find out how class actions work. Its walmarts fault this has gone on not the company that is trying to help us get paid. We are just taking it out on the messenger not who would should. It’s a good thing the company doing the calculations can’t start a lawsuit against us for our lack of knowledge.

  334. Checks were mailed the 30th….. we don’t care to vent anymore.

  335. was a walmart employee for many years passed over for promotions and also fired when the cut my hours from 40 to 0 in one month. was i management with a another retail chain in louisiana where i was promoted to ass. manager and then store manager but the only thing walmart offered was customer service manager… i been in some form of management for no less than 10 yrs.

  336. I called and my calculations for almost three years at walmart , is only $47.00 so don’t get your hopes up for a large check, just a disappointment to me.

  337. well…..has anyone received their checks yet?

  338. called the number last night around 5:30 pm.. (eastern time)..the lady said the checks were mailed on the 30th of Dec..she said if we havent gotten anything by January 15th…to call them back…

  339. I would just like to find out when the settlement will be made. I am a part of the suit.

  340. well as a former employee, I know first hand how Walmart treats its employees. Not only do they schedule employees outside of the availability stated in thier files. Managment uses alternate sign ins so they employees can work beyond scheduled break times. They us intimidation and threats of your job as a scare tactic. This place is horrible. I know the one in Landover Hills Maryland is. Im happy to see these hard working people get some type of satisfaction. Although it is very little monetarily.

  341. today i got my check MDL Va and Al it was 524.00 very disappointed, as I worked 1 whole year without breaks ,opened the first store in Va Bch Va continued through most of my 8 years there, then my transfer to Al took pay cut and again breaks were charged against you whether you took them or not, so not fair.

  342. Squeak from Mass. glad you received your checks. Was wondering how long you worked for Wal-mart and did you file short or long form?
    I worked for them for 14 1/2 years various positions would never be promoted because I was not movable every 2 years. I held lead CSM.
    personnel mgr, and support manager and get never get promoted and I haven’t received my check either. If you received a check for MDL state settlement you need to call another # for the King Settlement which deals with 401k to make sure you get a check for that.

  343. got my check today….it was under 300.00 dollars…..oh well better than nothing….so keep your fingers crossed your alls should be in the mail shortly….

  344. I worked for them for eight years and would like to be in this suits any info would be appreciated

  345. I worked for walmart from 2001 til 2002 during this time there was long hrs. without regular breaks sometime no breaks. Also i injured my back, was sent to their company doctor who never touched my back until i made a threat to report her to the home office. I Never received 1 dime of compensation for my injured back. I currently draw disability and would like to work maybe 20 hrs. a week, i’ve contacted walmart times none of them will have anything to do with me. I FILL i should be part of this lawsuit and maybe get compensation for a back that still aches me @ times. Thanks for caring and have a Blessed Day.

  346. I got my settlement last week – talking with others at my store. Pay out was from 89.00 to 350.00. I did not count how many breaks I worked though – I dont think anyone counted every min. You just did it! You were told to do it! I am just happy people got money. I’m just thankful I got anything! Walmart is a big company and we are the small people in it!

  347. Hi Crystal,
    we worked for walmart both my husband and myself for 2 years. We received a check for the silas one. I think that was the name that they werent paying for breaks, father in law got one as well. I’ll have to have my husband check that one out thanks:). Thats crazy you should have gotten one by now.

  348. Recieved my check today. Dated 12/30/2010. Was expecting a small amount. Recieved $175. Not bad for little effort.

  349. Does anyone have any updated info on the Illinoi lawsuit?

  350. Some friends of mine are starting to get checks from Walmart. Supposed to be from working thur breaks and off clock. We all got the forms back in a day, to fill out. I did not, the form informed me that we ALL would be considered in that lawsuit.. iof so, WHEN DO I GET MY MONEY ????

  351. I don’t know if any of this is for real, but I would like to know if I will receive a check for giving them 18 years and returning the paper work on this law suit which gave me back 2009 now here it is 2011 still no news. wow

  352. Igot my check i live n michigan boy did it suck 15 yrs if service igot 374.00 thats it dam idk ppl that only worked there a few yrs would get more o well happy igot sum change lol

  353. I called to find out where my check was from Washington and California. I was told California was paid in August..odd..where is my check? I received the w2 for Washington’s settlement in Sept. I believe. I called to see where my check was to be told I was not in the system. WTF!!!!??? So I was sent a w2 I sent back but I am not in the system? Typical bullsh!t.

  354. look into Roswell’s WAL-MART
    I.C.S PAYGRADE PLEASE I DONT THINK I GET PAID ENOUGH FOR WHAT I DO IM EEEXAUSTED..

  355. I received the little $47.00 check for over 2 and half years of service.

  356. I haven’t recieved my check ….I was trying to see was it mailed out yet ?

  357. I haven’t received my check yet and I made sure to send papers back on time. Its already Jan and still nothing. Did people get their checks in ny yet??? Does anyone know a number to call so I can see what’s going on.

  358. still no checks from tennessee or nevada yet..has anyone from either place recieved a check yet? im starting to wonder if i will get them at all..

  359. I have read all of your comments we all seem to differ on what we feel about Wal-Mart I worked for Wal-Mart from 10-15-1988 until 08-20-2007 and let me say it was a hella ride.I truly enjoyed my job Customer Service was my middle name I didnt apply for a job I applied for a CAREER! But Wal-Mart didnt cause me my stressed induce high blodd pressure.Wal-Mart didnt cause me to pass out in the store from pure exhaustion from working 19 straight hours with 1 30 moniute break.It was the People Wal-Mart hired and entrusted thenm to do the right thing Every time I hear about a class action siut Im going to joined I have ALL my Documentation of foul treatment and unfair promtion practices froom this so called great place to work.I started as a layaway sales clerk worked my butt off to make Asst.Manager and was treated like crap from upper Management.AS a trainee we clocked in and out but were not payed for all our hours we were told its was just a formally thing they do until we got out of the management program.I was not paid the same amount of my as my male counter parts either and had more experience than they also women have to work harder than the guys and District and Store Managers do have good old back door meetings I have witnessed it they play good guy bad guy when things are not going there way after all the unfair work practices and seeing first hand how they will boot out hard working people for not corforming to crazy made up rules I had had enough.SO TO ANYONE THAT HEARS SEES A LAW SUIT AGAINST WAL-MART FLIE YOUR PAPER WORK!!!!!!!!! THIS LATEST SUIT TO PROVE THEY STILL ARE UNFARE AND UNDERHANDED I GOT MY PAPER FROM THE WAL-MART MDL SETTEMENT CASE# MDL 1735 IN 2009 from arkansas and nevada I worked in both states I filled out both long forms as instructed sent back to wal-mart mdl claims administator p o box 2204 fairbault mn 55021-1604 CERTIFIED MAIL I HAVE MY RETURN RECPT. SHOWING THAT SOMEONE IN THAT OFFICE SIGNED FOR MY FORMS AND TODAY I WAS TOLD BY VICKIE THAT IT WAS NOT RECD.SO I WOULD NOT BE SENT A CHECK !!!!!!!!!!! HOW ABOUT THAT .I have spoken to at least 125 people who should have gotten some type of compensation but guess what you are right there paper work was not recd.either Wal-Mart should do better by peolple SAM WALTON IS FLIPPING OVER IN HIS GRAVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  360. Unanswered Questions: to Sharon,Tila,Carmen.I was told today that ALL Funds have been sent out to all the people that sent a claim form back in by the deadline which was May 17,2010,If you are to rec’ a check it was sent to the address you had on the form.I also worked in Las Vagas and have spoken to a few friends and ex-coworkers who sent their claim forms back in on time and they have not recd.a check dont hold your breathe.the phone number to see if in fact you will get a check is 800-677-5163 option 1 then option 8 will get you to a live operator Monday – Friday 8-7pm (cst) they will ask your full name,address ,and last 4#’s of your ssn.the address to the claims office is Wal-mart MDL Claims Adiminstrator P.O.Box 2204 Faribault,MN 55021-1604 FOR MORE INFORMATION THE WEB SITE IS http://WWW.WALMARTMDL.COM it givesall the information on this suit.I myself did everything that was asked and will NOT recd. a check BUT should anyone have information about the class action that women are doing for unfair pay practices please post I KNOW WITHOUT DOUBT I WAS PAID A SMALLER SALARY AS MY MALE COUNTER PARTS.a few I had to train how to lump a truck use the tlezon order wax the floor stock in freezer properly,cashier and we were all MANAGERS WENT THROUGH THE SAME TRAINING I GRADUATED TOP OF MY MANAGERS TRAINING CLASS MOVE MY ENTIRE FAMILY TO LAS-VEGAS MY HUSBAND GAVE UP HIS JOB AND I DIDNT WANT TO GO THERE BUT MANAGERS HAVE NO CHOICE AND I WAS TREATED LIKE CRAP BY THE GUYS THERE !!!!!!

  361. I worked for walmart and was not informed of lawsuit.. can i still get involved in lawsuit

  362. i worked for walmart from either 2001 or 2002 till 2005 and i just wanted to know why i didnt receive any infomation on this lawsuit but everyone else that i worked with did i was cheated by walmart too and deserve the right to be included in the settlement

  363. I worked there for almost a year my first time and i worked night shift and i never got to get my full breaks in. The manager would always come in the break room and ask me to come and finish a end cap because they were afraid that the store manager would get on there case, many times i had to stay pass my shift and they wouldnt let me keep my overtime so i would have to kill it by the end of the week, i was a hard worker and sometimes i felt like i was getting taking advantage of.

  364. I worked while pregnant in 2004-2007ish. I used to work 16 hours straight with hardly a break or lunch. This was a store in North Alabama. Wal-Mart sucked as an employer. They don’t really listen to their employees and their needs. All they worry about is making sure THEY make that money!! You would think as a big corporate company they would be able to provide better insurance and benefits for their employees but NO! It all sucks unless you are one of the “big wigs”!!

  365. We need information on how to get our checks, for those of us that are still waiting.

  366. I WORKED AT WALMART AROUND 2003 AND 2007
    FOR ABOUT 1 TO TWO YEARS
    I

  367. I walked out on my job this past week because I was not getting my breaks in a timely manner. Our on line schedules along with the schedules posted at work and at the csm podeums clearly states what time your lunch should be. I have been a cashier for almost 4 years at wal-mart and have worked there a total of 10. I have been told no by the csm one to many times when asking for my lunch break, i should not have to ask in the first place if they would just do their job and make sure everyone goes on break and returns from their breaks on time we would not have this problem. On this day I asked for my lunch which was 30 minutes past due already and the csm told me no we were to busy. Later she came by and said the other cashier in front of me was due back in 3 minutes then I could go. the other cashier astill had not returned in the next 15 minutes so I turned off my light to keep anyone else from getting behind the already 6 customers waiting. when the csm saw i had turned my light off she then sent someone over to relieve me but wanted to talk to me first. I was then taken into the cash office where she preceded to get in my face about the break schedule. Instead of yelling back at her I just handed her my badge and told her I had had enough of wal-mart and their way of doing things. Other cashiers go on their 15 minute breaks and are gone anywhere from 30-45 minutes, they dont get in trouble because they are the csm friends, others are gone 13 to 15 and they are being paged back to their registers. I talked to the manager of the cashiers and she went to bat for me but wal-mart said i abandoned my job so that was it. What about my rights? I have the right to get my breaks on time and being told no is wrong. several times my name had been marked off the list as went to break but they never told me I could go so either the break was extremely late, or they said to take it with the lunch break, or i missed it altogether. when I asked for my break i was told oh your name was marked off and so and so must have forgot to tell you to go. Bull Crap, they just didn’t want us to go because we were to busy and they care more about the customer than the employee.

  368. I worked in the tire lube express for 4 years, from 2000 to early 2005. I was a support manager the last 2 years of that time and I feel I did a good job at it. The department manager left and they brought in a man from another store to run the department. one day he called me into the office and he said they were cutting 2 of the support manager jobs (there were 3 of us) and I was one of the 2 getting cut, since I was leaving a manager job I could no longer work in the department and he sent me to hardware to work. about 2 weeks later he brought in a young man from the store he came from and put him in the same position I was just taken out of. What? they cut supportmanagers just long enough to get the woman out? I called and complained to home office but no one did anything about it. I talked to someone in their ethics department and they did nothing. I feel because I was a woman he wanted me out and he put his buddy in the position. This same manager was fired shortly after that for stealing so I feel he got what was coming to him but wal-mart did me wrong. They cut my pay $1.30 an hour.the dollar was the raise I got for becoming support manager, the 30 cents was register pay, then when I went to being a cashier they didn’t give me back the 30 cents they gave me a 3cent raise? how did they figure that one out?

  369. How do I find out if I qualifiyfor any money?

  370. I worked there in westminster california in 2006-. I was given papers to fill out for this law suit. and I havent heard a word back about this law suit. Are we getting paid soon from this law suit. please notify please I would like to know, thank-you Phyllis

  371. I started working at walmart in April 2007 and was 7 months pregnant they started me in garden center where i was forces to lift the heavy BBQ”s up onto the shelves i was never allowed to leave to use the bathroom and never got my breaks on time when i would go past the 6 hours the register would lock me out so i would have to just stand there looking stupid waiting for some one to come relieve me. My doctor had to take me out early on maternity leave because all the stuff they made me do was putting me into preterm labor then they replaced me so when i was able to return they had to figure out where to put me i then went to over nights where i was massively harassed by my boss she was continually threatening to fire me because she did not like the fact that me and my current husband met there and were dating i worked there for a year and a half before i finally quit then two months later they fired my husband for no reason and when unemployment called to find out why he was fired they lied three different times to unemployment so he was finally able to receive unemployment

  372. I guess the new trend of walmart abuse comes now with the coaching (writing-up) of associates who call out sick even if they have a Doctor’s excuse. The management’s position is that even though you’re sick and you called-in; showed doctor’s proof; that they have the right to coach you for not performing your work. (even though you’re not there) so, they can coach you for either being sick, or for performance not getting the job done. Salary members of management are, of course, not penalized for doing this. In summary: Wal Mart associates need a Union!!!!!! specially the worst wal mart ever store 5193 in Moreno Valley, CA. if you work there, get the H*** out as soon as you can. If you need a job. do yourself a favor.. don’t work there!!! please, please, you’ll regret it ~!!!!! and lastly, if you can afford it go buy elsewhere! that is the only way we can slow down the big “ABUSIVE” giant.

  373. i work for wal-mart for 5yrs and i was nevfer late or absent out of five yrs til this last dec we had a bad storm with the snow, but then i wentpo work nextt day.this job was very stree ful but but by my faith i had in me i stock it out.there was very rude mgers who spoke very nasty and there was some nice ones, mr frank was a very fair person and was supportive then there was mrs ruth who was there she help us out me and her talk a lot, some didnt understand her .then as more came in the place got out of hand and out of contol,people disresect others ther was no write ups or talking to,the peoples always was there, me i try alwasy to do the best at all i could and give a hand anywere.,in 2011 new manger came in started speaking he was get ride of all the people who was here with old mg there making to much, this he did with comming up with lyes on people who had departments and been with the company for yrs and did good job then he work nthis way down to me,i began9hr and work my way to 11.5 dollars and that when the crazy harrassment came,i was determated for no of a policey that was not made in the book i have since 05,walmart makes up rules everyday different with no book you can’t trust them

  374. I am trying to find out the status of the checks for Illinois. Has anyone have information- i there a phone number we can call or a webite to go to? I would appreciate any information.

  375. my daughter has worked for walmart for over 10 years. She feels threatened by shady customers who seem to stalk her while she is working the register. They sit on the bench for hours and watch her. Her complaints to management fall on deaf ears. The police say they can’t do too much since it is private property and it is up to the manager to get rid of the loitererers. She has asked numerous times to be transferred, but is threatened with part time if she should leave. She believes there are possible drug dealings going on in the store, and that these people think she knows it, so she is worried about her safety. The manager and the associates ignore her pleas, so she is a basket case right now. I have told her to just leave and take the part time job, but she needs the money at this time. If anything happens to my daughter, can I sue Walmart for allowing her to work in what she and I perceive to be a hostile work environment???

  376. Does anyone have any information on the Illinois Lawsuit? I can not find any phone number to call or any website with information. Any help would be appreciated.

  377. i was sent notices on the ohio class action to do with working off the clock ..i worked for walmart for 7 years and was required to run the shipping dock even while on lunch or breaks . it seems i got all my notices but never did hear any results on payments for class action ..ive lived at same address for over 20 years …any help would be awesome …thank you

  378. I would like to know who is handling the walmart lawsuit,because I am an ex employee of the walmart in las vegas
    and I was fired for false statment form them in the year 2001 and I too would like to put a claim in the settlement.

  379. I worked for walmart eight years, I started as a cashier and was eventually moved to a customer service manager my rate did not move for years i was never offered a raise I was told I had to earn it. I thought I did as much running around I did helping my customers with any problem they had, I left there only making 7.65 for a accumulation of eight years. I knew that wasn’t right not at all..Because I had friends that got their raises I deserved mine too. It’s been a while since I worked there but I just wanted to share my experience.

  380. I worked for Sam’s Club since 2000 a lot of times I did not get my breaks or lunch because my manager was never available to relieve me instead she would send me home 30 minutes early to conpensate for the 8.00 hours worked without break or even having lunch. I got promoted to a salary manager after that and the only reason I took that position was because I needed the money, now I realize that I wasted 11 years of my life working for a company that does not care for their employees I missed spending time with my family, I currently having a lot of health problems because of all those time that I worked 8 hours without having anything to eat. Dawn Company I would never work for them again they suck the life out of. The preach about respect for the individual, open door policy no descrimantion but all that is (BS) specially at club 4824 starting with the Market manager Jeff.

  381. I received a check for $182.0 for the wage and hour lawsuit, that is nothing for all those times I didn\’t get to have a break or lunch, but I am glad that this company will no longer get away with taking advange of hard working people.

  382. I have worked at the walmart in massachusetts for the past couple of years and still have not received my settlement check even though it seems all other associates seem to have received theirs I am still waiting , also i sent the form back when i was suppose to and have not moved . Can anyone give me anymore info on this who i can call. Thankyou

  383. DOES ANYONE HAVE THE NUMBER FOR THIS LAWSUIT CALLED MONTHS AGO AND SAID THEY WOULD SEND ME THE PAPERWORK BECAUSE ALL THIS HAPPENED TO ME WHILE WORKING FOR WALMART AND I HAVE HEARD NOTHING AND PEOPLE GOT THEIR MONEY 6 MONTHS AGO, CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME??????? NEED THE NUMBER FOR THE LAWSUIT
    THANKS, DEB

  384. I worked for walmart for 12 years loved my job had never been wrote up or had any problems with them then they started getting rid of older employes within a month i was wrote up time after time until they told me to give up my position or 2 more write ups and they would fire me and the position they offered me i had never worked ,would not give me something i knew how to do although there was somethig open they hired off the street they wanted me out so i finally quit and it hurt me so bad that they would do that to me, walmart is a dirty company to work for and i hope the worse for them they dont care what they do to people .

  385. WALMART does make u work on breaks they tell u if a coustmer ask u are to help them plus lots of other things

  386. Walmart is doing exactly what everyone is saying..it may not be going on in ur state but it is happening..I was there from 10/1996 to 1/2009 I was a department manager earning 12.30 hr. Fired for workin 15 minutes over a week before Christmas!! And they couldn’t PROVE IT!! What a CROCK!! I was a single mom of three on our own. Six months later in August, they hired me back (desperate to feed my kids) part time at 7.80 hour..What a slap in the face!! I had over 10 years in retail experience from them!! You bet we were expected to work on our breaks and lunches..if you were called to the floor, u better get ur ass out there or else..thats how they work.. I WANT TO KNOW WHO IS HANDLING THE LAWSUIT..I HAVE PLENTY TO SAY!!

  387. I have been applying to wal-mart for going on 2 years now. First the excuse was because I was still in high school but two boys that were younger than me (I was 18 when I first applied) got jobs there as cart pushers with no trouble. Then I was told they were only hiring part time (thats all I was looking for), I had marked part-time on my application. There are also guys who get hired to stock for 3 hours because they have another job to go to, but I have open availability. I even know some males who didn’t complete their assessment on the application and still got called in within a week to go to work after a 5 minute interview. Every time I ask a manager about any openings they say they have put a hold on hiring but the next week theres 5 new people working, whether it be morning or night. Lets put it this way, this walmart is every understaffed, even the employees will tell you so but they won’t hire any more females. And I know 3 females who have quit to pursue other work because wal-mart refused to give them hours, and they would frequently have to work through their breaks.

  388. I HAVE ALSO WORKED FOR WALMART AND HAD TO HELP AND TAKE CARE OF THE CUSTOMERS DURING BREAKS OR LUNCHES.. THEN WHEN LATE GETTING BACK FROM ITHER OF THEM WAS ASKED BY SUPERVISOR “ARE YOU JUST NOW GETTING BACK’? eXPLAINED I HAD TO HELP CUSTOMER BUT THAT WASN’T A GOOD ENOUGH EXCUSE.. THEN WAS TREATED LIKE CRAP FOR IT.. ALS GOT CUT IN PAY FOR SWITCHING JOB DISCREPTIONS AND HAD TO TAKE LESS PAY WHEN THEY WERE STARTING OTHERS OUT AT HIGHER PAY..

  389. I was also harrassed, and discrimenated against while employed at walmart and got coached and wrote up for things i did not do .. they didnt believe me for what ever reason, but the other associates had lied about me.. they have their favorites and if you not on their list forget it…

  390. if you can get work elsewhere do so

  391. everyone that has been mistreated at walmart like myself not going there because mind is bigger then your hell i say lets all start a boycoott

  392. Walmart has unfair labor laws with women and men. I worked for the business for five years and was not apprepriated for my work performance left in the same position and told over many new employess that I did not qualify for other positions and then terminated.. Their is a lot of favoritism within managemement in the Bradford County, Starke Fl area.

  393. Walmart has unfair labor practices with male and female employees. I work for the company for over five years and always told I did not qualify for noting but a cashier. Never was I apprepriated for my hard work and not given a raise in two years. When I complained was given the cold shoulder by upper management and ignored. My complaints was passed from one manager to another to handled but never resolved. On several occasions, I was ignored and not given a break, late lunches, denied raises. I worked for the company since 2005 to 2010 and let go right before my evaluation and time for an updated raise. When I was in an car accident in July 2010 and out for three days, call into the office and let go by management and forced to signed paper work which I have a copy. I asked was it due to my car accident and told no but not given a reliable explanation.

  394. I worked for Wal-mart for 5 years and did more than my fair share of cross training and helping out in other depts. I was hired and trained to work in shoes but I also helped out in lay-a-way, crafts, hardware and even cashiered when they neede me but when my mother became terminally ill and I needed someone to lean on, they weren’t there. They did all in their power to make it the worst possible work environment ever and get me to quit. I stayed strong but they eventually filred me for it. They know they were wrong because they had the nerve to tell me on the day they let me go to “please come back in 6 months and reapply because you are a good employee and we’d love to have you back.” Seriously?! I know that they were just trying to save having to pay me the hourly rate I was making and they were trying to cut back on benefits. Anyone who thinks Wal-mart cares? You are a dime a dozen and you don’t mean anything to them unless you stand in the way of them possibly getting a bigger bonus. I also remember an assistant manager who actually had the nerve to question my religion and reasons for taking off work to attend church.

  395. Answer recieved yesterday (31 Mar 2011) on the status of the Illinois Class Action:

    Thank you for your inquiry. The Wal-Mart IL Class Action Settlement is currently in the appeals process and we are still waiting to hear back from the courts on when distribution can be made. Unfortunately, there is no time frame for this to be finished but we are hoping soon. If you have any further questions feel free to contact us.

    Thank you

  396. I’ve been working for Walmart for 18 years now, it took me 15 years to finally get picked for a supervisor position. I was a department manager for 2 years and after that Walmart decided to cut positions and save money, so they they told me and 6 other’s to step down and take a lower daytime position or go on 3rd shift and stay full time. I decided to go on 3rd and keep my full time hours, but i’ve lost some money. I was promised that when another supervisor position comes open in the future i will be considered. About a year has past and 4-5 positions as supervisors had been opened, but i had been lied to because they were given to other people with no experience and they was men. Then i was asked to train some of them, i refused to do so. I was a stocker on 3rd shift which is a job code 2. But since i had manager experience they used me in the backroom as an ICS, which stands for Inventory Control Team, and is a job code 5 which gets payed higher than a stocker. They never payed me the differential, nor did they change my job code. After 1 year i asked the store manager if he is going to make the job code change since i’ve been working not as a stocker but an ICS in backroom. He kept saying he would but never did. After 3 month i’ve called the Lady from Human Resource and explained my situation to her. She said that she would have a word with my store manager. I waited again for a few weeks and nothing happened. I tried calling her one more time and left a message. After that a few days later i was assigned back to the floor as a stocker which i was anyway. After that time i wasn’t used in the backroom any longer. Now i’ve been harassed and they trying to work the hell out of me. I am in my early 50′s now and my Health is going down the drain with the way they treating me. I guess they can’t wait for me to quit. I haven’t gotten a pay raise in 2 years since they are saying that i am maxed out as a stocker. The only way for me to make more money again or get a yearly raise would be if i get a higher position again, but they make sure this would not happen.

  397. I would like to know if there is any way to ask law and labor to check out how they are working there employees down in texas I am currenty running a bakery with only 5 associates. when it is time for us to have are days off it only leaves three ppl running the bakery with no help or support from our so called zms or assisant managers. Top it all we have our store mgr juming down are throats to get the floor filled up and on top of it all NO OVERTIME ALLOWED they have signs posted saying we will be coached if we get a second on overtime

  398. I worked for Wal-Mart for 8 years and I worked many days without lunch in order for my employees to get their lunch. I was Head CSM for Wal-Mart. I live in Georgia and I never recieved a letter concerning this lawsuit. I trained many people in the position that I held.

  399. My husband worked for Walmart for 5 years and has a learning diasbality and they knew that when he was hired back in the year 2000 and he was with the company for 5 years and had a really good track record. he got sick had to use that family leave act and take some time off than he returned to work completely better they got a new store manager that did’nt like him. H was asked to go home early by the personal MGR due to another worker was injured in a car werck and come back and hour early the nexted morning so thats what he did. But the nexted moring he was fired. The store MGR stried to say it was because of his tardieness and sick call in days. I was like what and I looked at the paper he gave him and I remeber that my husband had just had his 5yr eveauation and he was with in company guidlines not even a week before this happned so I loked at what the guy wrote and conpared the tow and explained to my husband that he was wrongfully fired. We fought for his UIE benifets and I can tell you we won because we were in the right. So if you ever get fired from Wally World as I call make sure its valid. I alos found out that once your invested into the company at 5 years they find all kinds of reson to fire you. Thats what happen with my husband. Now we are much better off he has a job he loves.

  400. Does anyone have a number to contact the lawyers to this lawsuit cuz i still haven’t got my check yet and everyone that used to work there is getting there’s. Any News at all would be great thanks.

  401. I never received anything for the interupted breaks and meal times. can we still submit? and where do we get paperwork from. I have worked for Sams Club and walmart for 11 years.

  402. I worked for Wal-mart from 11/2007-08-2010. I started working in the grocery backroom doing inventory and stocking. I got moved over to general mechandise side unloading trucks. I did this because I was asked by the asst. manager. I was told I would not have to get on the truck just to pull the things of the line and put them on a pallet. Well we got a gun ho younger woman working in the back room and now we all had to start unloading the truck. We were given and hour to and hour in a half to unload. Well I got hurt and written up for unsafe working when I was helping a guy move futons. I man who started after I did was making $.50 an hr more because he supposedly had more experience than I did. He worked construction before starting. I worked retail for several years. How is that more experience? I quit because of the injury and the threat of a write up. According to the handbook they would have fired me. I got a d-day, anyone working for walmart knows what that is. Because I left work to rush to the hospital because a family member had a stroke and was in a coma not knowing if they would live or not. I would like to know how to get in on this law suit. I have not been able to find a job since I quit.

  403. I have worked for Walmart for 20 plus years and this lawsuit didn’t phase them. I still do not get breaks and get locked out from my register after six hrs because they have no one to re-leave me for lunch. I work in a service area.

  404. I was employed by Walmart 2000-2009,does anybody know who was handling the class action lawsuit against Walmart?There was a card that was sent in the mail to be filled out, and sent back to the people that where handling this matter.I filled out the card a week later,and sent it back.I have not received a check.I called Bentonville,Ak and talked to a human resource person who was totally RUDE he was unwilling to help me.If anybody could help me I would sure appreciate it…Michael

  405. How do u know if u in this class act settlement cus I work at walmart in 2005 in new orleans la uptown an when will checks be mailed out an is that far all states

  406. Is it too late to join this class action suit?

  407. I just got termed from walmart after working there for three years. due to my daughter being sick and they been trying to get rid of me every since this law suit started they have been cutting hours and have been treating employees horrible. I was wondering if i dont work for walmart anymore do i still have a chance to have any part of the lawsuit

  408. I worked at walmart for 41/2 years and I did not get alot of the breaks I was supposed to have. I didn’t receive any info about the lawsuit and I definitely didn’t receive a check!!! How do I get what is owed to me?

  409. I worked at wal-mart 4years and 9 months and i feel like i have been verbale,physical, and mentally abuse by walmart management. put in postions that i felt that was very unfair . Driving to the point of stress and depression until i could no longer control my actions or thoughts. while all the while trying to maintain my job. I was ordered to work late hours then told to sit off clock to lose overtime hours. One manager would tell me to do one thing anther manager would tell me to do another and i was written up because it was impossible to do both. One of the workers under me was fire because he could no stay alnight doing a job that he was not required to do, also he was suppose to get off hours ago, and he had to be rehired because of wrongful termination. I have plenty other things that have happend and plenty witness we already had some employee to receave money back from a suite. Things has gotten worser. don’t get me wrong when i first started a Wal-mart it was one of the best places i ever worked i felt like this was where i belonged and i was excellent at any position in the store; couldn’t move up because i had a family member in just about every department, but when our new store manger came i don’t know what happen. i started gettig wrote up for crazy stuff, always did more than exspected but that just wasn’t enough any more.

  410. i worked for walmart 1804 and 5025 in ft wayne ind.i two have been fired. because the open door”’ is a joke ..they find out how u feel ..then you are gone”.. managers lie drink/drugs on the clock #3 shift . and if you or not in their click” then watch out .when started at walmart in 2009 i loved knowing i have a career here[manager trainning] but i told on people that are on drugs/drinking on the clock. and they fired me two keep me saying any thing else.. hey look at walmarts track record it speaks for it’s self.. hope sam walton enjoys knowing how walmart is doing it’s worker’s. but i will not let it go i want justice for all of us walmart worker’s that have fired for no reason but manager wants you gone.so any one that wants two help with takeing walmart two court ” feel free two contact me [email protected] watch out 5025#

  411. work. i was told not to bother a manager when i needed one to take care of customers and when i didn’t call a manager i was told why didn’t call a manager the i was wrote up. you can’t get a head at walmart no matter what do .you get treated like a nobody. walmart is the worst place to work for. especialy if are a woman. I was also told doesn’t matter how long i was with the company it doen’t mean anything.I have worked for walmart from dec/16/1997 to present and I was worked through breaks. worked off the clock. worked in the dark with flashlights. and lock in the store. didnt get paid for all my overtime. the open door policy is crap it is not family oreanted they could care less if you or your child are sick.I was told if didnt come to work when my son was sick. I would not have job when i came back to

  412. I still have not received any compensation either…i worked for them in California and worked off the clock, through breaks and lunch….dont know who i need to contact to ask about my compensation??? does anyone else know who we are supposed to contact?

  413. Has anyone heard of when checks for Illinois will be sent out? Any information would be appreciated. Thanks!

  414. THIS lawsuit has been three years for my group. IF YOU, did not sigin with an attorney three years ago YOU are out of LUCK. I am not saying its to not to late to sign with one, as long as it’s a class, meaing find a attorney, who’s handling a case with wal-mart. You only have the staute of Limitations to be mindful of. (2) years. of the time of noticed. I am now concern to see if it was worth it.

    store # xxxx

  415. THIS… lawsuit has been three years for my group. IF YOU! did not sigin with an attorney three years ago YOU are out of LUCK. on this one. I am not saying its not to late to sign with one, as long as it’s a class, meaing find a attorney, who’s handling a case with wal-mart. You only have the staute of Limitations to be mindful of. (2) years. of the time of noticed. I am now concern to see if it was worth it.

    store # xxxx

  416. when are we gonna get our part of this money settlement?

  417. Does anyone know when the checks for Illinois will be sent out? Thank-You

  418. I work for walmart and sent the paper work back and haven’t heard a thing. I would like to know whats going on. Out of 5 day work week i bet i get 2or 3 breaks a week. Don’t ask a member of management to come help you because they don’t know there ass from a hole in the ground. WALMART needs to know that slavery was done away with many years ago.

  419. i worked for walmart trust me that company are something else. ask anyone they will tell you the storybook about walmart. not just one location all locations. i am now in south carolina someone please let me know when the checks will be issue out.how long will walmart make us wait for what supposed to be our check when we first work the hours.how can a company do this to us.how?walmart pay me my money that you have taken away frome me.

  420. i was wondering how the outcome for walmarts appeal in illinois did they win or not i havent heard if they lost or not .if anyone knows please post it ty and God bless .

  421. i wonder when Illinois Walmarts will conpensate their employees that they took advantage of. It has been a long time. i worked their for 7 years and feel they didn\’t care about their employees at all.

  422. I am also wondering about the checks for Illinois. It has been quite a long time. I can not find any numbers to call or any other information on the status. If any one has any information on the checks for Illinois I would be grateful to get that info. Thanks

  423. These things take time. I just got a check for a class action lawsuit involving foriegn currancy fees the credit card companies were illegally charging. That suit was originally filed in 2006. Be patient.

  424. Walmart managers constantly interrupting breaks and laugh in your face when you tell them your restarting your break.
    Can a Walmart Manager OR a supervisor make you wait past your scheduled lunch break until up to 10 to 15 minutes till you would get a meal violation?
    example.
    lunch break schedule 10pm to 11pm. they would say your not allowed to go till 10:30 to 10:45pm
    having you to work while on lunch without any time adjustments made.

  425. to ad to the above. this is happening in the mayfield Ky walmart.
    They also have associates use heavy machinery without being licensed. and will not license them even upon repeated request.

  426. i was hurt at walmart in2004 on a temporary dock where they were building an super walmart in chillicothe, ohio. i raised the garage door to get the paper work off the docked trucks. when i raised it the top part of the garage door hit me in the back of my head knocking me to my knees then sliding it off my head an hit me in my neck, granted i crawled over to the phone an called an code white.they took me to occ health an they said there was nothing wrong with. so the next day i go back to work my head was swollen an i couldnt turn my neck, so me and a co worker go to urgent care an their calling an lifesquad put me in c neck and head brace an now i have an brain bleed an c1,c2,c3,c4, cervial split and i have an attorney connors&evans representing me on this. i need someone to call me an help me with this. they took the case in 2010. my phone no is; 9379810752 or 740851-7823. my address is 5249 lowertwin rd. southsalem, ohio 45681. ihve no computer at this time an would appreciate any help i could get. walmart suppose to be family thats b- s. coz they made me work hurt, hello whats wrong with this picture thanks, sherry cook

  427. i was put on a dday after my car cought on fire 1 week after my brother died, i had no way to work, no manager tried to work with me for 1 week so i could get another car. after 6 days i had another car and went back to work, nothing went wrong for almost a year and one day i was called into the office for working 8 min. past my lunch break time, i was helping a customer with laptops, explaining what they do etc. took me 45 min. and i sold one to him…they didnt care that i was helping a customer and it was only 8 min., filed an apeal and the hr man. didnt care she just kept repeating, srry i cant give u ur job back, anything else i can do for u. wal mart is the worst company i’ve worked for because they dont care about u as a person, ur just a number, and if ur there for over a year it just easier to get rid of u and start some one else out at a lower rate then u made. i dont see this company ever changing so oh well…i will voice my dislaike of them by not shopping there anymore

  428. also like to add i won my unemployment benifeits for this. the state of ohio said it was “unfair and unjust termination” atleast they gotta pay something for doing me wrong

  429. i would appreciate any money about wage an hour lawsuit. i really dont know what to do. iam using the library computer cause my is broke, or you could write me at sherry cook 5249 lowertwin rd. southsalem, ohio 45681. or call me at 9379810752 thanks s. cook

  430. WORKED FOR WALMART 10 YEARS WORKED MANY HOURS OFF THE CLOCK ALSO DID FUND RAISERS AS THE COORDINATOR OFF THE CLOCK. MOVED TO TENN WALMART AND WAS TREATED LIKE CRAP. DO WE GET ANY MONEY HERE IN TENN I WORKED FOR WALMART IN MISSOURI FOR 9 YEARS AND HERE IN TENN FOR 1.SOMEONE PLEASE LET ME KN OW

  431. Does anyone have any information on the checks for Illinois?

  432. I’m in Illinois and fill out the forms years ago, called once and they said it was being appealed have’nt heard another word and still no check………….does anyone have any info? Also a phone m
    number i’d like to call and see what excuse it is now! Thx

  433. ILLINOIS – Got my check today. $35.43 “wages” and therefore taxable ($1.49 SS, $.51 Medicare, & $1.77 IL State) + $19.08 Non-wage (According to the letter, money leftover in settlement fund after all claims were paid.) and not taxable.

    Check Total $50.74.

  434. For some reason, Federal taxes were not withheld. That would be about $3.10 that I will owe Uncle Sam next year at this time.

  435. John,would you mind saying what part of Illinois that you are in? I am glad to hear that someone from Illinois has received compensation no matter what the amount. I will take one dollar . Thank You

  436. Marsha, I’m just outside of St Louis. I’ve heard from a few others at work that they have received check(s) also. Some, like me got one check with both parts in it. Others got two checks, one for the “wages” and one for the left over money. Not sure what caused the difference, but the amounts were the same.

  437. I was a overnight stocker, worked in a few different store in southern Missouri, treatment was all the same, drove you like cattle had to wait on the break calls, told we couldn’t leave until everyone department was done meaning we had to go help food department finish, not getting out until 8 or later, forced to sitting in break room to take off hours at times it was up to 2 hrs at the end of a pay period.. Could not come in later or get off early. I shared a ride with another worker who started an hour earlier, I asked many times to start early if I was there, but when I asked can I get off early was told no so that was my answer, so I waited until it was time to start, knowing it would be late getting out. I called home office and asked if I had to stay as the managers were telling me and was told no once my shift was over i could leave, so I passed that on to the next co-worker, really did not matter we were locked in and could not leave even off the clock.
    I was considered a WAVE Marker and watch as a union starter, which most all my co-worker acted like cattle and wouldn’t listen when I told them home office said we only had to work our shift.
    Honestly that is what is wrong with Wal-mart they make to do that stupid cheer just to see how far they can make a person jump, then take complete control on your time on and off the clock while locked in, If there was a union and if the people WOULD stand against these treatments then they would be forced to comply with the labor laws and not brain wash the employees that they pay the best in town and have your best interest at heart.
    I did my job and did it well but I seen other who just collected a pay check and was told by my store manger when I was over heard telling one of these lazy ones to get the Fxxx away from me, I work for my pay check while he walked around carrying the same box for the last 20 minutes just collecting his. The manager had the nerve to tell me that there are workers and there are not workers and I need to learn to live with that and was told I was not a team player.
    I was sick of all the crap and being patted on the back and told we were the back bone to the company and having our store’s 300 thousand dollar days rub in our faces while making a few cents more than minimum wage, having to work almost 4 hrs to buy a package of steaks.. During one of these fake pat’s I asked for our crew to get a raise, and was accused of asking only for myself in front of every one. I was called in the office many times because I stood up for my co workers and reminded often that a union was not needed in Wal-mart because they looked out for their employees with out my help.. Never asked to sign anything so there were no records of these meetings.
    They keep the crews small so they can control them for if they were big a union would be possible. But if it were to spread through out all of wal-mart they wouldn’t stand a chance of stopping it.
    I would say a UNION is needed at Wal-Mart and start making them jump through the hoops they have forced the employee’s to do for many years. If they would hire me back I would make that my goal and break Wal-mart of it’s abuse.
    I pray that someone who can help, even a few can understand that this is the only way, will take this seed and help it grow and make wal-mart a great place to work. You have the power, you just need to stand together, these law suits are nothing just a small drop in the money they bring in and the little they pay employees other than management. Law suits won’t stop the abuse, Wal-mart just pay the court orders and find ways to get around it because there is no one who can stop them as a individual and thinking you can just quit and boycotting doesn’t help unless it is a mass of people.
    I haven’t received my check on this suit, got my letter telling me I was part of it a few years ago, but I would gladly sign it over to a union rep in order to bring wal-mart to a new understanding. If every one from this one law suit did, it would be one the biggest and strongest Union in the world funded by Wal-mart it’s self. Better than a slap in the face. Think about it… It is the only way people, United you’ll stand and divided you will always remain victims.

  438. I worked for wal-mart from Aug. 2008 through Jan. 2012 when I was fired. They told me there were to many customer complaints against me and they fired me. Everytime I was pulled in the office for the complaints, they told me they were called in complaints except i think 3 or 4 were at the store. Everytime I asked them what they said I did to the customer for them to complain, the management wouldn’t answer. They always said that they didn’t take the message so they don’t know the cercumstances. Well if I am being yelled at for something like this I think I should know what I am doing. One time I was pulled in the office, I was disrespected my management. I think if they expect us to respect them I think employees should get the same respect. They told me that retail was not for me and that I should just look for another job. Also they said that I should be greatful that I had a job. Then the more I was thinking about it. Why was it such a big secret not to tell me exactly what the customer said I done to them to lodge the complaint in the first place. How do I know if those complaints were even me. There was another cashier named Lisa also. Also there were several times where I worked over 40 hrs. in a work week and many people said that wal-mart is suppose to pay time and a half. Don’t know if that is right or not. If so I would like to get the money they owe me for the hours I worked over 40 hrs. I wish I knew. Several times I was called on my days off to come in and work, other times if I was close to going over 40 hours I was told to take 1 1/2 hr. lunches to cancel out the time before I reached over the 40 hr. mark. Several times I didn’t get my 15 min. breaks because they forgot to tell us to go on break. We had to be told by management when to go on break before we went to break. They got busy half the time and forgot about us. then they told us to to take a longer lunch to make up for the 15 min. break. I think they break the rules to much and we can’t do anything about it because they are management and who will listen to us the employees. NOONE!!! I also find that management sticks up for each other but noone is there to stick up for the employees. I am kind of glad not to be working for Wal-mart. It was the worst place I have every worked at in my whole working career. When you needed time off they were not willing to give you the time you needed. I missed pretty much the whole season of my daughters field hockey, because the couldn’t give me off because we were short handed so was denied the time off. Which I don’t think was fair at all. Also I like when I told them I can only work certain hours because of my husbands work schedule and my 2 kids, they said to me you work our hours or you can look for another job. I really don’t think management should talk like that to their employees. Everyone tells us wal-mart helps their employees, I just didn’t see it. Well thank you for listening to my ranting. Just wanted to know if I am in the wrong or does someone thinks I am right. I would like to know how to be added to possibly get back pay they owe me. I haven’t received anything in the mail about the wages lawsuit. My friend called me and told me about it.

  439. I would like to know, where to on,
    The Wal-Mart Vision Center Manager
    Overtime Suit. How do you know, if you’re
    Included on this? Is it all vision center
    managers, that worked before 2007?
    Is there a sight to go to, to view names or
    amounts?

  440. DONT UNDERSTAND WHY I NEVER RECEIVED A SETTLEMENT FROM
    WAL MART I HELPED OPEN THE ONE IN MAC ARTHUR WEST VIRGINIA
    HARDLY EVER GOT BREAKS

  441. I WORKED AT WAL MART 3 DIFFERENT TIMES HARDLY EVER GOT BREAKS AND WAS TREATED LIKE A DOG JUST LIKE ALL THE OTHER EMPLOYEES HARDLY ANYONE IS STILL THERE THAT USED TO BE NOT THAT I BLAME THEM ALOT OF PEOPLE THAT I WORKED WITH GOT SETTLEMENTS AND DIDNT EVEN WORK THERE AS LONG AS I DID

  442. Well i started at walmart in 2010 as a cashier.. worked my schedule.. was absent a few times.. had surgery in feb 2012 which i was on medical leave for that.. about 19 days.. came back to work .. did my job.. was working on a register and tripped on a loose cable underneath it .. thus result tripped and landed on my left knee ..the mgmnt argued with me over an ambulance after they helped me off of the floor.. i know i passed out for a few minutes they didnt care..they never called MEDCORP to report the accident, as they were supposed to i ended up going home myself and iced my knee cap.. woke up to it swollen .. clinic they sent me to .. didnt even realize i had a hairline fracture of the knee cap till i was back at the clinic 2 1/2 days later.. well now i got fired for taking days off on acct of the knee injury and the pain i was in … guess i am supposed to go to work in frigging pain while on meds that put me to sleep? ok so who wants to go against walmart for me.. i called the clinic to let them know i wasnt sure about making it to my appt to see the dr at the end of the month which i was scheduled off.. and also called a friend to let them know of this too .. the asst mgr who fired me asked if i wanted to sign something and i said HELL NO.. gave her my id badge and left.. one of the support mgrs said they didnt want anyone to know i was fired? well as of today i am sure my fellow associates know i was LET GO.. nice i was canned on acct of my knee injury.. great nice going walmart…. least some of the mgrs who trained me care enough to stay in touch.. but the mgmnt at my store sucks.. lets see u fall on your knee and fracture it and lets see you get lousey medical care.. and deal with the pain and have no pain meds.. lets see you walk around in my shoes and see you cry when the pain meds dont work.. then lets see mgmt fire you for the days you took off and lets see how you deal with paying rent and utilities etc.. i am waiting to see how you feel being in my shoes!!!!!!!

  443. from my knowledge as a past employee. nobody gets over time hours unless u are a FT employee. so trying to fight for back pay isnt worth it..most those who are hired on now are PT employees .. wish i could help you out more but i was injured on the job and got terminated recently while injured so i have my own court battles to deal with and loss of income included

  444. I went homeless working for this company they dont appreciate nothing

  445. well news update.. even tho i am still healing up from my knee cap injury i got a pending lawsuit against walmart via workmans comp in indiana coming up pretty soon and i got an atty too

  446. I worked at Walmart and I was only there one day. They fired me the next day because I supposably lied on the application because I didn’t have my licence and that in 6 months I could re-apply, (of corse that was a lie). I went home and called bobby ore and he said I had to wait the 6 months. So I waited and tried to fill out the application and it said that I was not available for rehire. So I then called Jim McKay and the first time I called him he said that he couldn’t understand why I was fired cause I was a greeter in tle so he said the greeters in tle didn’t need licence. Now its been 2 and a half weeks since he called me and told me that the Walmart I worked at said I wasn’t available for rehire cause I faulsafied employment documents when I didn’t. The Walmart I had worked at said I didn’t need my licence to be a tle greeter so did Jim mckay and now he tells me I do. But he also said that he has to contact regional and its up to them to decide what the compensation will be and I can now not get a hold of Jim McKay and I am starting to belive that Walmart corp. is saying and telling me things just so I might forget about the whole thing.

  447. So I just recieved my settlement check rom he overtime issue. Funny thng is that one day I open my mail after depositing the whopping $175 check to find out that the account the check through Wal-Mart was written from ad been closed. Oh yeah now the check for $175 has cost me $207 because the check was no good. Oh hell….

  448. yep it sure was difficult working for these folks esspecially the ones that have to put their nose in everyones business and not tend to their own.

  449. I work for sams club in GA,Georgia I am meat dept lead and I am told every day that Icant leave at my scheduled time. Hardly ever get my breaks and thursday I was threatened after a Year and half if I don’t step down I will be wrote up till I get fired.this happened Thursday around 130 when the GM took me to his office alone no witness and shut the door with a piece of paper over the window. I was threatened and a bit uncomfortable when he said he has always been fawned of me.

  450. i worked for walmart 2009 thru 2010 how do i get my money from the law suite?????

  451. Ive worked for Walmart almost 10 years All together. N about 2009 I transferred to another store n got a 20 cent raise I came bc to d same store n they took 40 cent when I asked why they said that’s how much more the store makes then that one when I informed them that I only recieved 20 I was told that didn’t matter what matters is what d store was making then. So I lost 20 cent. Later on after working on Ics I was told that would couldn’t leave until everything was binned so even tho we suppose to leave at 7am a lot of time we was stuck there til 9 r 10am so I heard the manager one day til d store manager when asked why was we there she said we told her we wanted to stay…. This really made me mad so when I got off I called home office n asked did we have to stay I was told no but if we decide to we had to cut d over time regardless. So from that day on I made sure I left at d right time n d manager tried to tell me I was going to get wrote up so I told her what happened when I called home office she never said anything else about it but she stayed trying to right me up. Later I decided to get off Ics n they took my full time status so for the first time in my Walmart history some reason our store is cutting our hours next week I’m not on d schuldule n when I asked for some hours it was told it was nothing they could do one guy say that had 2 days this week n got a phone call at home asking did they want to take off one of there 2 days theses people r going crazy

  452. What about employees that have worked for Walmart for 6 or 7 years and start getting written up for “being too slow”, or other trumpted up charges and then are fired? I know 2 employees over the past 2 months. At 2 different Walmart stores. One was told he was “rehireable” and told they could go to another Walmart in the area or wait six months to reapply at the current store. I’m sure he will be hired back at minimum wage and part time at the same store he was working at for 7 years full time. The other has a medical problem that his insurance through Walmart has been covering. He was told he is not “rehireable. Is there a pattern here? Anyone else out there?

  453. Does anyone know how many lawsuits that were filed against McDonald’s for discrimination in MA or nation wide? Or where would that information be found?

  454. Hey I used too work at Wal-Mart 06/2012, been there for 2yrs been to 3diffenert location. And everything the say about Wal-Mart is very true, how the work the work , give overtime and don’t pay them is true, how the hired who the want or think there not a good person for the job, andi was terminated couple a mouths ago because the don’t work with doctor notes and never had a write up sent I been when them and still let me go . Wal-Mart is a bad company and fake what the do mamgent system is mess up

  455. I’ve worked at Walmart for about a year and a half. A girl I knew in electronics was fired because SOMEONE ELSE working in electronics was stealing stuff. She was fired because she was friends with the guy (And therefore MUST have known about it, according to management).

    A friend of mine in apparel (my department) was 7 months pregnant and HUGE. They would not let her sit down during her shift at all. I found her sobbing in the fitting room one night, sitting on the floor because she was in so much pain.

    Another pregnant apparel associate was told to pull a huge pallet of dog food (which a lot of the burly guys in the back room can’t even pull without help) even though she wasn’t supposed to do any heavy lifting. We told the manager this and he told her “Please just do it” and walked away. I went and found a stockman to help me pull it and found her a light cart to pull.

    A maintenance associate that I’m friends with isn’t getting his holiday pay for Thanksgiving-they said he did not work. He worked 8 hours-I know this because I dropped him off for his shift.

    I make 20 cents less than the cashiers, but I’m constantly told to cashier for 2-3 hours at a time nearly every time I work. They will not let you out of this. It has made me skip breaks and take lunch 45 minutes late on several different occasions.

    My fiance was fired for taking time off to take care of his dying mother. Several managers told him they’d make sure that the days she had chemo (Thursdays) would not count against him if he called in, then they fired him for calling in those days.

    So yeah. Walmart pretty much sucks. Looking for something else ASAP.

  456. Oh and I have blood sugar problems as well. I passed out on the job once and two fellow employees caught me and carried me to the fitting room. The manager that WITNESSED me passing out just looked at me like I was on drugs when I said I needed sugar. One of the girls I work with (who knew about my problem) sprinted to get me an orange juice but didn’t know where the small bottles were-she wound up bringing me a half gallon bottle because she was in a hurry. The manager snatched it away from her and WALKED-slowly-to go get a small bottle. Meanwhile, I was laying on the floor in the fitting room unable to feel my face. Didja know that you can go into a coma and die from that??? I even said I’d pay for the half gallon, I just needed it quickly. He ignored me. Thought my apparel girls were going to murder him, they were all standing over me totally shocked…luckily he DID manage to get it back to me before I went into shock.

  457. In response to these complaints I have read, believe my word before GOD, I would have never put up with the treatment from Walmart and their managers. Also, I hope you all get great compensation from this class action suit, because the only people who will get paid a large some of money is the attorneys. So, in the future, write down everything your managers do to you, time and date and file your own personal lawsuit.

  458. I worked for Walmart, had to take a medical leave to ha e my appendix out and they counted it against me even though the store manager signed off on my papers and I was terminated! They don’t care one nit about the employees, there were many of times we worked through breaks or had them an hour or more after the were scheduled, if its not about the big-wigs they don’t care. It is the most selfish and uncaring place anyone could ever work

  459. i work for walmart in maryland. I am a stocker overnight, and at first the work was ok. Then I ran into disrespectful managers and unwritten policies. First there is this overnight manager that is so mean and surley that sometime work is impossible to complete because she’s either calling people to personell or just plain harrasing them on the floor. last week I worked atleast one hour over shift for 3 days straight. When the next work week come around and we are all in our pre start meeting the manager has a list of those who need to burn time. This means if you have overtime you must now take a longer lunch, or management will change your time for you. Meaning they will go into the system punch you out and have you punch back in maybe 30 mins or up to an hour later. This really seems illegal. If your made to work over they should not be able to take that time away the next week just so they dont have to pay you overtime. the sad thing is I really think management is beeing told to do this.

  460. worked in illinois and got check think it was for 225.00 and rememberd the attachment said i have to pay taxes on the check not shure if that was the w-2 form or if i was getting one maild to me would any one out there have the attys name or address

  461. devonb, You Are Correct that the managers are being told to do this, either that or, Maryland, Wisconsin, and Georgia conveniently practice the same policy without discussing it? Not Hardly!
    This Entire Issue of Companies not paying Employees for the Actual Hours they have worked, ONLY Began, with these electronic Time Clocks! Back in the day of ‘Hard Copy Time Cards’ that were punched showing time in and time out…there was NO WAY to “Back Out” any time. It was Recorded and That Was That! A Legal Document that was by law, Required To Be Saved by the Employer. When Companies were allowed to Use These Electronic Time Clocks, it Opened Up this Door to Stealing the Pay of Their Workers! Walmart is NOT the only company doing this. I worked for a company and I discovered the stores manager was ‘stealing over time’ from her employees. I called the Main Office, Provided Proof via the Fax Machine, and the next morning, Main Office Workers walked into the store and Fired That Manager on the spot. It’s a Crime! So Get Proof – and Report it! But she only began doing this AFTER we switched to Electronic Time Machines. There is NO Hard Copy Record with those. No Way for the Employee to Factually keep a record of his or her Hours Worked…so…they can steal it from you!
    And it’s VERY Easy to Change any report being printed off those time clocks! That YOU mentioned them ‘Backing Out’ time, proves that they DO Change The Factual Reports!

  462. I work for walmart for 5 years. In August of 2011 I accepted a position as a dept. mgr. In september of 2011, I received a $2.00 increase. I assumed this was customary, there was no paper work explaining it. Then, sixteen months later walmart removed that $2.00 increase from my pay check without notice, or explanation. When I inquired with the personnel lady she said that I received a shift premium in Sept. 2011, for working midnights and it was supposed to be removed off my paycheck in October of 2011 but that it wasnt. It does not state on my check that it is a shift premium. So without notice they took it back. Is that legal?

  463. the problem is. ive done retail all my life, and my share of being salary manager. if your are short handed you dont just stand there with your thumb up your ass. you help. i currently work at walmart going on 3 yrs now. the managers are the laziest, and usless people there. half of them doent even know there duties or anything about the store. so im looking for another job. walmart sucks.

  464. My husband and I currently work for Wal-Mart going on 7 years here in Las cruses New Mexico. I’ve seen so much done to fellow coworkers and endured so much myself, form being treated unfairly, mistreated ,humiliated, discriminated, intimidated, to pushed out of there full time positions or any positions within the store.
    Now I face losing my full time position myself to a part-time position with no benefits, because I can’t open my availability any latter then 10pm. I have what they call closed availability that my own store manager set up for me, because my husband has to go in for his shift that starts at 10pm.
    We still have 4 under age children and can’t afford daycare, so we chose to work opposite shifts from one other, it was our store managers idea to switch him to the night shift saying it was the best he could do for us, so ok we took it, then in September 2012 one of our sons was diagnosed with epileptic seizures (the drop kind), but while on a medical leave the day my son an I returned from Albuquerque, my husband reports for his shift that evening only to be sent home three hours into his shift because Wal-Mart’s overnight management fired him for calling in three days of his shift, that all of a sudden he had an attendance issue. All because he needed to stay home with the other three children while I was in Albuquerque three days trying to find out what was going on with our son. When he tried talking to management he was just ignored and given his last paycheck. My husband then called corporate and explained what had happened, after a month and a half almost two months he was reinstated but was told by the same managers that they decided to hire him back.
    I’ve seen and still see where the rules are bent for some coworkers, one of my coworkers has some what of the same problem that I do as far as being able to work passed 5pm because not only being a single parent but having child care issues as well, refuses to close the availability, because of being told, you’re not guaranteed hours. was given all morning shifts 7-4pm or 8-5pm, and if the system dared schedule me or anyone else those shifts management would ether remove us and replace it with that coworker or we would consistently be harassed by this coworker being told how we stole that schedule and we are what the store calls closers, and that’s it. that because working for the company for 7years, this coworker not only deserves the morning shifts but also deserves not having to do any or as little tasks possible compared to the rest of us, even though were all at the same level a cashier / sales person. when we tried to address it, the only response by all of management team including our own store manager was and or still is silence along with that’s just how that person is everyone knows that and we just all need to get along.
    When I tried talking to my store manager, his response was that my availability needs to open up that’s the best he could do, and he already told people not to schedule me any hours if I didn’t open my availability, that my availability doesn’t work for the store’s needs, he goes on to say, that its closed availabilities like mine that has caused a hiring freeze for our store, but then says how he’s having to hire temps to fill in our store’s needs. OK huh?
    I can still remember When an opening came up for a department manager in my department, I was told by a member of management form my store hiring for the position, that the position I was applying for needed a man because it was a man’s department then hired one. I can remember another time when I first started same manager was on duty when I had a big minstrel accident and needing to go home, approaching the end of my shift any way I asked if he would allow me to go home and why, his response was no, just wrap something around me and finish my shift, so I did. I told another manager about it but I don’t believe anything was done, because he still works there.
    I’ve seen where management would write up (coach) or even fire fellow coworkers for making accident reports when they were injured on the job, sometimes severely injured. So a lot of coworkers myself included have gone without reporting any injury’s over the years. It’s only been recently that we can now make incident reports (meaning because no doctor is needed there’s no need to worry about getting written up, and the injury would still go on record) verses accident reports (meaning because a doctor is needed, the injury not only goes on record they will write you up or fire you).
    I’ve worked hours for the store that should have been over time and was told like so many others that I couldn’t keep it, if I did I would be written up (coached) so then I was told I had to kill it by taking 2 or more longer lunch hours, being sent home early, or given an extra day off. For a while now, they have and still do cut what they call store hours just because of store bonuses or the holidays. They don’t want employees to make beyond a certain amount. So if you are full-time (40 hours a week) they would make sure your schedule was changed to 32 hours or less that week, just so that 8 hours or so you put in during the holidays would add to the total hours needed for that week or your (40 hours).
    I have also seen along with so many others the retaliation that takes place within my store being done by the management team up to our own store manager and then seen them cover it up the same way. With the Lack of jobs available as it is, trying to find one that pays the same or even close to my current pay rate, just so I don’t have to start over at minimum wage is just not happening. So speaking up isn’t always the best idea, making it so very easy for me and so many others like me especially single parents to feel trapped, when all were trying to do is to provide and feed our children.

  465. Jimmy Hoffa Jr AS NOT STEP UP,,,,, This a perfect opp.for him to bring in the Union . There must be a good reason for not getting involved. Wait for it? Wait for it? Has he not seen yet.

  466. THE MANGERS AT WAL-MART THEY FEEL THEY CAN TALK TO YOU ANYWAY THEY WANT.

  467. Are any of your current associates concerned about bad mouthing your company on this site? I work for the company too and I stuck with them through the good and the bad but to trash talk them on a public forum associated with Facebook atleast in my opinion is employment suicide, just saying.

  468. After reading many stories online about Walmart and having my girlfriend come home and tell me horror stories about her day working at Walmart, I see all the lawsuits have done little to change how they treat their employees. Walmart is still BREAKING LAWS!!! The only way there will be ANY change is to stop settling out of court. I have spoken with a lawyer and this is the advice he gave my girlfriend. The first thing he said was this will not be easy or a quick process, make sure you’re in it for the long haul if you start this. Walmart counts on people to just walk away and not bother. Write everything down with as much detail as possible.
    Never bad mouth anyone while at work
    When you go on breaks or lunches, go where you cant be found easily.
    Always remember every state has different laws and you may have more rights in some than others.
    From all I’ve read and heard this has to be coming from corp.
    Another thing is this is not just Walmart doing this, a LOT of large companies are operating this way and it’s all fueled by one thing…
    …GREED.

  469. I was a Co manager at Wal-Mart and as a member of management they made mylife a leaving hell because I treaded my associates as equels.
    Wal-Mart ways are very old school and there memebers of management
    have no exeperience in management I came in to Wal-Mart with over 20 years and I beleave that the hourly empoyees are as in important as the members management because if they dont work as a team the stores can’t run as they should and I beleave in treading everybody the way I want to be treaded with respect but I felt disgusted and sicken to how they had no respect for the female staff regardless if there management or not example profanity is an automactic termination except if its done by a male member of mangement . I was told how to wear my hair my and make-up I was also made to go to meetings after hour to bars where they would be drinking and using profanity .hope you understand I didn’t want to go but I had to go as the only Co in that store my store manger would tell me it was my choise to go but be ready to face termination. and as far a breaks or lunchs I hardly had them one time I worked from 7am till the next day around noon with just one two hour break and scheduled to come back the next morning

  470. It really pains me to have to read the above comment by a co manager. Your English and spelling are a terrible representation of the company! The co manager of my store also has poor English and uses double negatives constantly, I so badly would like to correct her, but we all know what will happen! I am only an hourly pay grade 3, but words coming out of my mouth are a hell of a lot more meaningful than yours. I cant imagine why walmart employees are considered to be the bottom of the barrel

  471. ive been moved up to supervisor and now when i look like im going over time they make me cut my time that ive already worked. isnt that like working off the clock if you already worked those hours?

  472. I was terminated from Wal-Mart after pressing charges on one of the managers while working. He was moved from the store and the issue was payed off, he got promoted and came back and fired me. Need t know who to talk too to get some help.

  473. I just quit my job at Wal-Mart this month. The entire time I worked there, I hardly ever got a break at all, and never got 2, in my average 9 hour work day, ever. The management there is shamefully inept in innumerable ways, but the worst for me was their inadequacy in scheduling properly. I loved my actual job, if my job was the only job I was required to do. Due to management never scheduling correctly, I not only had to cover my department(Electronics) but daily covered others such as: Photo lab, Connections Center(phone contracts), Site to store(Wal-Mart. com orders), Toys, Sporting Goods, Hardware(mixing paint), Pets(getting fish), often covering TLE(service writing, making keys, binning/picking car stereos) and celebrations(helium balloons); ON TOP OF being called upfront to check or sending the only other person working in my area… EVERYDAY and usually by myself!!!! I also had my hours of availability overridden on numerous occasions( I have pictures of the last 2 times) and my weekly scheduling would be egregiously incorrect, to the point where I felt giving them a formal letter of resignation was my only option. That was the worst mistake ever! The last week I worked there, I was maliciously and intentionally left to work the floor alone. I would find my department management and co-workers sitting in back area just talking or the co- workers who did actually work would get assigned either in back or upfront the entirety of my shift. My very last day was so deplorable, when my husband came to pick me up for lunch, which I rarely ever got on time anyway and staying well past end of my shift was a normal occurrence, however he waited at my register for 55 minutes before he finally walked out to wait for me in the car. It was because of the terrible management skills and being left alone to wait on customers, in several different departments, while being paged upfront and my dept. manager gleefully boasting to me how no one else was scheduled in my department nor the surrounding ones, for the remainder of the last half of my shift, that I finally broke. When I was able to go to lunch, an hour and 23 minutes late, I clocked out, told everyone good-bye, left and never returned.
    I also had a prior incident at work where I feared for my life and was left in a vulnerable and unsafe environment after a customer attempted to assault me with a projectile weapon, nearly missing me and my co- worker, but aimed toward me. I immediately called management and two members of management did not protect me but rather ordered me to solely continue to service this irate and explosive customer, continuing to put me in harms way and abandoning me. They did nothing to resolve the issues themselves for this customer nor myself.

  474. well i worked for walmart for over 10 yrs the only person that asked me to work off the clock was a dept manager who was disabled and she would ask anyone for help if they were around to be honest but she asked not told or forced i helped her sometimes myself for a minute but i wasnt going to sue walmart over if a disabled person asked to to hand them something that takes you literally a few sec you just do it its polite if you do not want to say no im not working but i saw these other women who literally used that woman just so they could join that lawsuit with there friend i thought that was a disgrace

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