Walmart Pregnancy Discrimination

Walmart Pregnancy DiscriminationMehri & Skalet, PLLC, along with the National Women’s Law Center and A Better Balance, represent a class of Walmart workers who claim that Walmart’s pregnancy accommodation policies violated the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. The case challenges Walmart’s policies from March 19, 2013 through March 5, 2014 that treated pregnant workers less favorably than other similarly situated employees, such as workers who were injured on the job and workers with disabilities.

This case is Borders v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., No.17-cv-00506 (S.D. Ill.) and is pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.

The Court recently preliminarily approved a proposed $14 million class action settlement on behalf of certain Walmart workers who were pregnant from March 19, 2013 through March 5, 2014.

Please go to the settlement website to learn more about the proposed settlement or to file a claim in the settlement. The website is www.walmartpregnancyaccommodationsettlement.com.

If you worked at Walmart while you were pregnant and have questions about participating in the lawsuit or settlement, please contact the Borders v. Walmart Class Action Help Line at 1-888-206-3037 or email info@WalmartPregnancyAccommodationSettlement.com. You may also contact lead class counsel, Ellen Eardley, at walmartpregnancy@findjustice.com.

The deadline to file a claim, opt out, or object to the settlement is February 10, 2020. Click here to read the notice. Click here to read the claim form.

In addition to the attorneys at Mehri & Skalet, the National Women’s Law Center, and A Better Balance, the law firm of Sedey Harper Westhoff is local counsel on this case.

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