EEOC Nets $600K From Bias Suit Deals With Walmart, Others

Law360 (August 19, 2019, 7:00 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores will cough up $100,000 to end a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission disability discrimination suit, the EEOC said Monday, marking the latest settlement announcement in a week that has seen the workplace bias watchdog bring in more than $600,000.


The agency has reached a $100,000 deal with Wal-Mart Stores East LP to resolve claims the retail giant violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by refusing to help deaf workers do their jobs by denying their requests for accommodation.

Troy Miles and Sonya Bland ssaid in their complaint filed in November that Walmart repeatedly shot down requests for American...

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