EEOC Hits Wal-Mart With Disability, Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (April 12, 2013, 7:19 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued Wal-Mart Stores East LP on Thursday, claiming the retail giant allowed a male employee at an Ohio store to subject a developmentally disabled female co-worker to sexually inappropriate conduct.

The lawsuit, lodged in Ohio federal court, further alleges that Wal-Mart retaliated against the female worker, who worked in the company's Akron, Ohio, store for more than 11 years, by terminating her employment when she complained of the sexual misconduct.

The EEOC's complaint accuses Wal-Mart of violating Title VII of...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission et al v. Wal-Mart Stores East, L.P.

Case Number



Ohio Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Sara Lioi

Date Filed

April 10, 2013


Government Agencies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.