Wal-Mart Stores East, LP Will Pay $100,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit
Leading Retailer, Wal-Mart, Failed to Reasonably Accommodate Deaf Employees Federal Agency Charged
WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) – Wal-Mart Stores East, LP will pay $100,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to resolve a federal disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
The EEOC charged that Wal-Mart Stores East, LP refused to provide communications accommodations, such as access to sign language interpreters and closed-captioned training videos, to two deaf employees who worked at Walmart Store No.