Walmart Accused of Refusing to Pay Workers for Mandatory COVID-19 Screenings



DOCUMENTS
  • Complaint


SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Two Walmart employees have filed a proposed class action accusing the retail giant of refusing to pay store and fulfillment center employees for mandatory COVID-screenings, despite requiring that they arrive at least 30 minutes early for their shifts.

In a Feb. 23 complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, Amado Haro and Rochelle Ortega say Walmart “implemented an illegal policy requiring its non-exempt workers to undergo a COVID-19 screening each shift without pay” in violation of state and federal law.

“Walmart’s conduct violates the state laws of California because Walmart …

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  • Hodges & Foty LLP
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