July 20, 2021 A class action alleges Walmart’s criminal background checks for job applicants are overly broad and disproportionately harm Black and Latinx prospective employees.
July 9, 2021 A class action claims Walmart has falsely and deceptively advertised its Equate-brand of “oil-free” cosmetic products in that the items, in fact, contain oil.
July 9, 2021 Walmart faces a class action over its alleged practice of collecting warehouse workers’ voiceprints without first obtaining consent and providing proper disclosures.
June 23, 2021 A lawsuit claims Walmart failed to provide prospective employees with a copy of their background report and statement of their rights before taking adverse action.
May 20, 2021 A lawsuit claims the “hypoallergenic” and “tear-free” claims on Walmart’s personal care products are false and misleading in that the items contain allergens.
March 30, 2021 A lawsuit claims Walmart sold misbranded hand sanitizer products that supposedly contain “dangerously high” levels of benzene, a known human carcinogen.
March 24, 2021 Walmart has failed to properly pay workers for time spent undergoing mandatory COVID-19 screenings prior to each shift, a proposed class action claims.
February 26, 2021 Two lawsuits claim Walmart and Amazon have unlawfully failed to pay workers for time spent undergoing mandatory COVID-19 screenings
February 5, 2021 A lawsuit claims the labels on Folgers coffee sold by Walmart are misleading with regard to how many servings of coffee could be made from a canister’s contents.
January 21, 2021 Walmart faces a class action centered on a drop in stock price in the wake of the retailer being sued by the U.S. Dept. of Justice for its apparent role in the opioid epidemic.
January 8, 2021 Walmart faces in a class action in which two former employees allege the mega retailer failed to provide workers with accurate, itemized wage statements.
December 11, 2020 Walmart faces a proposed class action that claims the retail giant failed to pay California workers at the proper rate for sick time.