California truck drivers score millions from Wal-Mart after US Court of Appeals verdict


By Robert Rodriguez, Fresno Bee (CA)

January 06, 2020


A Fresno law firm has scored a major victory with a U.S. Court of Appeals decision upholding a multi-million-dollar verdict for about 700 Wal-Mart truck drivers.


Lawyer Nicolas “Butch” Wagner of Fresno successfully represented the California truck drivers who filed a class-action lawsuit against the mega-retailer nearly a decade ago for short-changing their pay. About 100 of the truck drivers are from the Fresno area.


“We are elated,” said Wagner, of Wagner Jones Kopfman & Artenian. “This has been an eight-year battle and we knew we were on the right side of this. These guys work about 14 hours a day and have dangerous jobs. They work hard and they finally got justice.”


The truck drivers alleged...




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