Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Walmart
Penalty: 
$14,000,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
April 29, 2020
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Violation Description: 

Walmart paid $14 million to settle allegations of pregnancy discrimination.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Southern District of Illinois
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
3:17-cv-00506
Case Name: 
Borders et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-discount stores
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Parent company note: 
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