Walmart to pay $65 million to California cashiers over seating lawsuit

Walmart will pay $65 million to settle a lawsuit with current and former cashiers in California who were not offered seating while they worked.

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The company denied any wrongdoing Wednesday in a San Francisco federal court filing, Reuters reported.

The 9-year-old case was expected to go to trial later this year.

The settlement still must be approved by a federal judge. The retailer also said it would provide seating for its California employees.

"Both sides are pleased to have reached a proposed resolution," Randy Hargrove, a Walmart spokesman, told Reuters.

Lawyers who represented the cashiers did not comment.

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