Wal-Mart Faces ADA Class Action Over Employment Policy

Law360, New York (October 22, 2013, 9:54 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s policy to not employ pharmacists who have faced disciplinary action by a state pharmacy board discriminates against disabled workers in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, says a proposed class action filed Friday in a Washington federal court.

Worker James H. Bryant filed the suit after he was allegedly fired from his job as a staff pharmacist at Wal-Mart after the company instituted a policy in 2011 not to employ pharmacists with a history of adverse actions taken against their state licenses....
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Case Title

Bryan v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.


Case Number

3:13-cv-05934

Court

Washington Western

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Employment

Judge

Ronald B. Leighton

Date Filed

October 18, 2013

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