WAL-MART SUED, LAUNCHES PR EFFORT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- An African-American truck driver who was denied a job at Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark., has filed a federal lawsuit in U.S. District Court here alleging racial discrimination.Daryal Nelson of Coldwater, Miss., said the retailer promised him a job as a driver, but later changed the offer to a job as a laborer in a warehouse, citing a "gut feeling" that Nelson had falsified

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- An African-American truck driver who was denied a job at Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark., has filed a federal lawsuit in U.S. District Court here alleging racial discrimination.

Daryal Nelson of Coldwater, Miss., said the retailer promised him a job as a driver, but later changed the offer to a job as a laborer in a warehouse, citing a "gut feeling" that Nelson had falsified portions of his job application, the suit states. The suit seeks class-action certifica

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