Complaints Allege Racist Hiring Practices at Walmart Warehouse

Racial discrimination complaints have been filed against Walmart by two African American warehouse workers who were working for several years in a Distribution Center before a temporary lay-off took place. Jobs at the facility were insourced from a third-party contractor, which caused Walmart to disproportionately rescind job offers to African American employees based on criminal history even though many had been working in the jobs for years. Between 100 and 200 other African Americans also were terminated after positions were insourced, all of whom are believed to be eligible for class-action legal status.

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