Consumer Law

Customer Sues Walmart Accusing Discrimination Claims

A Walmart customer is seeking class certification for a lawsuit filed over the big-box chain’s designated COVID-19 shopping hours.

In a motion late last week with the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, plaintiff Cheketa McKnight-Nero — on behalf of immunocompromised shoppers — asked a federal judge to certify a class action lawsuit that accuses Walmart of discrimination. In June, McKnight-Nero filed a proposed class action to represent a class of customers who oppose Walmart’s practice, introduced amid the pandemic, of relying on security guards to determine who is eligible to enter stores during the hours set aside for elderly or vulnerable individuals as well as people with disabilities.

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