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Federal Pregnant Worker Accommodations (Caitlin Campbell Stepina Commentary)

Employers should update policies and ensure HR reps are ready for these expanded protections. read more >
Legal / Public Companies / Retail

US Sues Walmart for Firing Worker With Seizure Disorder

The suit accuses Walmart of failing to provide a reasonable accommodation for the employee, who worked as a cashier at a store in Bullhead City, Arizona. read more >
Legal / Public Companies / Retail

EEOC Sues Dillard’s for Firing Employee After Discrimination Complaint

The suit alleges that the department store chain retaliated against a high-performing Black employee. read more >
Government & Politics / Health Care / Legal

Unvaccinated Employees Sue Conway Regional

The suit could signal a trend of Arkansas lawsuits over employer vaccine requirements. read more >
Walmart at 700 Bowman Road in west Little Rock
Government & Politics / Legal / Public Companies / Retail

Walmart to Pay $300K of $125M Jury Award

A recent Wisconsin jury award of $125 million against Walmart Inc. for failing to accommodate a longtime employee with Down syndrome will be lowered to $300,000, the maximum amount allowed under federal law. read more >
Dillard’s headquarters at 1600 Cantrell Road in Little Rock. 
Legal / Public Companies / Retail

Judge Approves Consent Decree, $900K Payment in Dillard’s Case

A U.S. District Court judge approves a consent decree that includes a $900,000 payment in the racial discrimination lawsuit filed last week against Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock. read more >
Michael Nellums
Education / Legal

Pine Bluff Principal Sues North Little Rock School DistrictLock Icon

Michael Nellums, the principal of Pine Bluff High School, has sued the North Little Rock School District alleging he wasn’t hired by the district because he’s black. read more >
Health Care / Insurance / Legal / Public Companies / Retail

Walmart Shift on Greeters Leads to Lawsuit

Walmart’s initiative to change its “people greeter” jobs to ones that require more physical labor brought complaints and a lawsuit against the Bentonville retailer over allegations that it violated the Americans With Disabilities Act. read more >
Twin Peaks at 10 Shackleford Dr. in Little Rock
Restaurants & Food

Twin Peaks Managers Accused of HarassmentLock Icon

A former “Twin Peaks Girl” — her official title — alleged in a lawsuit filed last week that she was sexually harassed by customers and supervisors at the Little Rock breastaurant. read more >
Legal / Public Companies / Transportation

JB Hunt Settles Discrimination Case with Sikh Drivers

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has agreed to pay $260,000 to settle discrimination complaints by four Sikh drivers who were denied jobs for refusing to take drug tests that would have violated their religious beliefs. read more >
Legal / Public Companies / Retail

Feds Say Wal-Mart Was Biased Against Lesbians

A federal agency says Wal-Mart discriminated against a lesbian employee who sought health coverage for her ailing wife and has ordered "a just resolution" for violating her civil rights. read more >