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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Walmart, Inc.
Current Parent CompanyWalmart
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Penalty: $20,000,000
Year: 2020
Date: September 10, 2020
Offense Group: employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: employment discrimination
Violation Description: Walmart, Inc. agreed to pay $20 million, stop using a pre-employment test, and furnish other relief to settle a companywide, sex-based hiring discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: retail-discount stores
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