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Breast-pumping worker sues Wal-Mart for alleged retaliation


October 6, 2019

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former Wal-Mart employee has sued the company after suspecting she was fired for complaining about not getting adequate break time to pump breast milk for her 5-month-old baby.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Friday that Mary Thomas filed the $125,000 lawsuit this week against the retail giant after her initial Sept. 13 complaint against the Oregon store.

Thomas' attorney says the Arkansas-based company retaliated when management fired her six days after she asked for a break at the beginning of her shift.

Wal-Mart spokesman Randy Hargrove says what Thomas has al...

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