Wal-Mart Settles Latino Workers' Harassment Suit

Law360, New York (April 14, 2011, 3:30 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Thursday agreed to pay $440,000 to settle a national origin harassment suit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of employees of Mexican descent at a Sam’s Club in Fresno, Calif.

In a consent decree lodged in the the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, Wal-Mart agreed to shell out $440,000 and to review and make available to employees its policies against national origin discrimination, harassment and retaliation.

The decree resolves the EEOC's allegations that Wal-Mart...
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