Wal-Mart Hit With Race Discrimination Suits

Law360, New York (May 10, 2007, 12:00 AM ET) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has been slapped with two separate lawsuits by black employees who allege they were discriminated against because of their race.

Two women filed lawsuits on Wednesday against their employer. Elizzle Bell Bethley lodged her complaint in the U.S. District Court of Middle Louisiana, alleging she was denied the opportunity to apply for a job promotion because of her race. Joann Kelly filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, accusing Wal-Mart of refusing to accommodate her disabilities....
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