Wal-Mart Dodges Cuban Workers' Class Claims

Law360, New York (May 10, 2011, 4:06 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Monday trimmed all class allegations from a lawsuit accusing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of discriminating against warehouse workers of Cuban origin, leaving only some of the plaintiffs' individual claims remaining in the suit.

Judge James B. Zagel partially granted Wal-Mart's motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a group of Cuban warehouse employees who accuse the retail giant of discriminating against them in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, nixing all classwide claims and narrowing the individual...
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Case Information

Case Title

Padron et al v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

442(Civil Rights: Jobs)


Honorable Andrea R. Wood

Date Filed

October 15, 2010

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