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Category Archives: Retail Law

EEOC Sues Wal-Mart for Disability Discrimination – Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Retailer Rescinded Accommodation, Then Fired Intellectually Disabled Employee, Federal Agency Charges The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit here yesterday against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., alleging that the giant retailer fired an intellectually disabled employee at a Rockford Walmart store after it rescinded his workplace accommodation. “What our investigation indicated,” said John Rowe, …

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New Updated FTC Care Labeling Rules: “Do’s and Don’ts”

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) enforces federal labeling requirements that require manufacturers, importers, sellers and distributors of certain textile and wool clothing  to accurately label their products. For example, FTC rules require that manufacturers indicate the country of origin and fiber content in their clothing. In addition, the Care Labeling Rule requires that manufacturers and importers attach “care labels” …

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