Braun v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

2003 WL 1847695 (Pa. Com. Pl. January 15, 2003)

The Firm is co-counsel to the plaintiff and class in this action to recover unpaid wages earned by Wal-Mart employees for overtime work and missed or shortened meal and break periods. Plaintiff has obtained a court ruling prohibiting Wal-Mart from conducting ex parte interviews with current and former employees who are class members. Discovery is currently proceeding.  On December 27, 2005, the Court certified a class consisting of all current and former Wal-Mart employees in Pennsylvania from 1998 through the present.   Trial is scheduled for September 5, 2006 in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.  To view the Notice of Pendency of Class Action and other pertinent materials, please click on the links below.

Complaint:  Braun v. Walmart

Pennsylvania Supreme Court:  Brief of Appellees  March 22, 2013
United States Supreme Court:  Brief in Opposition  April 20, 2015

Court Orders & Opinions:
Court of Common Pleas – Order Approving Class Certification  December 27, 2005
Judge Bernstein’s Opinion on Damages  October 3, 2007
Judge Bernstein’s Order, Opinion and Findings of Fact  November 14, 2007

Pennsylvania Superior Court Opinion  June 10, 2011

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Opinion  December 15, 2014

United States Supreme Court Denies Wal-Mart’s Petition for a Writ of Certiorari  April 4, 2016

Notice to Class:  Notice to Class

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