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Home Depot to Settle a California Wage Class Action Lawsuit for $72.5 Million

Home Depot has agreed to pay $72.5 million to end a long-running class-action lawsuit alleging the largest U.S. home improvement retailer underpaid workers in California.

The preliminary settlement was filed late Thursday in a San Francisco federal court, and requires a judge’s approval.

Half of the settlement, after taking out legal fees and costs, goes to hourly employees who worked closing shifts and were required to wait off-the-clock after stores were locked.

Read the source article at finance.yahoo.com

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