Wal-Mart Settles EEOC Disability Case For $250K

Law360, New York (June 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claims that the retailer failed to accommodate a longtime pharmacy technician who was disabled by a gunshot wound.

Under a consent decree approved by Judge Andre M. Davis of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Wal-Mart will pay Glenda D. Allen and her attorney $150,000 in compensatory damages, $50,000 in back pay and $50,000 in attorneys' fees.

Wal-Mart also agreed to provide Americans with Disabilities Act training for...
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