Wal-Mart Abused Disabled Worker Tax Credit Program: Suit

Law360, New York (July 9, 2013, 3:42 PM EDT) -- A former Wal-Mart Stores Inc. worker has launched a putative class action in New York federal court accusing the company of hiring disabled workers through a state vocational rehab program to take advantage of tax credits but failing to adequately accommodate the workers it hired.

Crystal Persaud, a disabled Queens County resident who was hired as a Wal-Mart garden employee in 2007, alleges in a July 2 complaint that Wal-Mart hired physically and mentally disabled workers through the New York Department of Education's Office of Adult...
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Case Information

Case Title

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

Case Number



New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Employment


Arthur D. Spatt

Date Filed

July 3, 2013


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