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Janitors at Target settle lawsuit with outside employeer

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Dozens of janitors at Twin Cities Target stores have settled a class action lawsuit filed against their outside employers, Minnesota Public Radio reports.

Janitors employed by Tampa, Fla.-based Diversified Maintenance Systems alleged they were required to work up to 80 hours a week and weren't paid all the overtime wages they were due.

Minneapolis-based Target is not a party to the lawsuit.

Terms of the settlement call for Diversified pay $675,000 to the workers, but admit to no wrongdoing.

According to MPR, 250 janitors in the upper Midwest could benefit from the settlement.

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