New York Federal Magistrate: Former Wal-Mart Worker's Discrimination Claims Fail

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - A former Wal-Mart worker alleging age discrimination against the retailer failed to prove that she suffered an adverse employment action, and Wal-Mart's alleged illegal conduct "did not permeate the workplace with discriminatory intimidation that was sufficiently severe or pervasive to alter the conditions of her work environment," a New York federal magistrate judge held March 22 in granting Wal-Mart summary judgment (Elsie Crowell v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., et al., No. 10-01116, S.D. N.Y.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 39448).

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