Bloomberg Law
Feb. 25, 2022, 8:32 PM

White Walmart Worker Fired After Alleged Race Profiling Settles

Patrick Dorrian
Patrick Dorrian

Walmart Inc. settled a lawsuit by a White asset protection employee in Ohio who claimed race bias caused his firing after a Black customer accused him of racial profiling, federal court records show.

The deal ended Gary Waldron’s appeal of a federal trial court’s dismissal of his claims under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and Ohio anti-discrimination law.

“We are glad we could resolve this matter with Mr. Waldron,” a Walmart spokesman told Bloomberg Law on Friday in an email. Terms of the settlement are confidential, he said.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ...