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Walmart Denies Stalling In Tracy Morgan Lawsuit

AP | By DAVID PORTER | Posted 02.01.2015 | Business

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Wal-Mart on Tuesday denied claims by lawyers for actor-comedian Tracy Morgan that the giant retailer is stalling a federal lawsu...

Walmart Allegedly Overtaxing Coupon-Using Customers

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business

A Pennsylvania man has filed a class-action lawsuit against Walmart alleging the retailer overtaxed him by 21 cents for items purchased with a coupon,...

Walmart Pleads Guilty To Dumping Hazardous Waste

AP | PAUL ELIAS and GREG RISLING | Posted 07.28.2013 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay $81.6 million after pleading guilty on Tuesday to criminal charges of improperly disposing of fertiliz...

Kids' Bath-Time Photos Cause Couple Grief With Walmart

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.13.2013 | Business

An Arizona couple awaits an appeals court ruling that could end a long battle against Walmart over bath-time photographs of their daughters, ABC News ...

Walmart To Pay Former Employee $1.49 Million

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.13.2012 | Money

As Walmart workers across the country participate in the company’s first-ever retail worker strike, one former employee’s dispute with the big box...

Lawmakers: Walmart May Have Engaged In Bribery, Money Laundering, Tax Evasion

Reuters | Posted 10.14.2012 | Business

* Lawmakers probing allegations of bribery in Wal-Mart's Mexico unit * Wal-Mart also cooperating with DOJ, SEC on probe ...

Wal-Mart's Legal Bribery

Peter Dreier | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Wal-Mart's single-minded goal in the United States is the same as it is in Mexico: open more stores and generate more revenue -- especially in urban areas, the company's next frontier. But it hasn't been easy.

The Lawsuits Against Walmart Keep Piling Up

Reuters | Posted 08.11.2012 | Business

By Jessica Wohl June 11 (Reuters) - New York City's pension funds on Monday became the latest group to file a derivati...

Walmart Threatened To Fire Mormon Worker For Observing Sabbath

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 06.06.2012 | Religion

In 2009, an assistant manager at Walmart encountered threats of termination and disciplinary action because he observed the Sabbath. The devout Mor...

New Jersey Man Sues Walmart For $1M Over Racist Remark

AP | Posted 05.15.2012 | Black Voices

CAMDEN, N.J. -- Wal-Mart is being sued for $1 million by a man who claims he was traumatized by a racist comment made over an intercom at a southern N...

Burbank SUED Over New Walmart

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.08.2012 | Los Angeles

After a series of public hearings with the Burbank City Council, opponents of the proposed Burbank Walmart have turned to their last resort. Three Bur...

Why Walmart Needs a Female CEO

Patricia Yarberry Allen | Posted 06.24.2012 | Women
Patricia Yarberry Allen

Walmart and the founding family could make an important decision to change the last decade of corporate behavior by hiring a competent female CEO.

Walmart Agrees To Pay Up In Netflix Class Action Suit

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.16.2011 | Technology

Walmart has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit involving a deal it made with Netflix in 2005. According to the suit's organizers, who revealed...

Dukes Puts 'Em Up Again

Martha Burk | Posted 12.28.2011 | Business
Martha Burk

Remember Dukes v. Walmart, the case that the Supreme Court threw out because the company claimed it was too big to be sued for sex discrimination. Well, like Freddy Krueger every Halloween, it's ba-a-a-ck.

Wal-Mart: Another Brick in the Wall of Corporate Privilege

Nan Aron | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics
Nan Aron

Wal-Mart v. Dukes is just the latest example of the five-vote conservative majority's unrelenting effort to prevent everyday Americans from using the courts to battle corporate misconduct.

Expanding the Employment Discrimination Defense Manual

Naomi Cahn | Posted 08.20.2011 | Women
Naomi Cahn

In a sleight of hand trick that would make Penn & Teller proud, Justice Scalia has expanded his employment discrimination defense manual available to any employer defending against any type of discrimination claim.

Appeals Court: Walmart Justified In Firing Anti-Gay Employee

Posted 06.06.2011 | Chicago

An appellate court has ruled that Walmart did not discriminate against the religious freedoms of an employee by firing the woman for caustic anti-gay ...

Yes, Wal-Mart Is Too Big to Sue

Al Norman | Posted 05.29.2011 | Business
Al Norman

Some observers will no doubt want to wait a couple of months to see how the Bush-dominated court rules in this case. But based on what I've seen from the justices already, the writing is on the Wal.

Wal-Mart Pays $45 Million For "No Wrongdoing"

Al Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Al Norman

Wal-Mart has agreed to shell out up to $35 million to a class of its employees in Washington State who sued the company, but the retailer says it did nothing wrong -- always.