Wal-Mart: The love/HATE relationship with Latinos
Wal-Mart seems to support Latinos through sponsoring conferences and opening new Wal-Marts targeting Hispanics, but the truth is that at the same time it allowed store managers to call employees of Mexican descent derogatory terms like ‘wetback’.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claims some Hispanic employees at a Fresno Sam’s Club (Wal-Mart Stores Inc., is the parent company) were subjected to a hostile work environment.
EEOC officials say they filed the suit after attempting a voluntary settlement. They are seeking compensatory and punitive damages and creation of a formal complaint procedure.
Wal-Mart can’t have it both ways – what do you think? For more, check out this Huffington Post article.Tell us what you think in the comments below or on:
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