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Steven Gallagher is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm's Century City office.

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A former Wal-Mart employee had his $102 million dollar verdict overturned in a recent win for California employers.  Roderick Magadia, the former employee, brought a class action and Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”) complaint against Wal-Mart alleging, in part, that Wal-Mart issued deficient wage statements in violation of Labor Code Section 226.  The alleged defect was prompted by a “Myshare” bonus, a quarterly bonus based on non-discretionary metrics.  Because the bonus was non-discretionary, the law required Wal-Mart to factor the bonus into the “regular rate” of pay used to calculate the overtime premium.  But, since the bonus was… Continue Reading Sheppard Mullin Helps Overturn $102 Million Dollar Verdict

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Steven Gallagher is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm's Century City office.