WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court here last week refused to hear an appeal of a $300,000 racial discrimination decision against Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark. Wal-Mart was ordered to pay the sum to Benjamin Guiliani, a Mexican-American man who said he was racially harassed as he worked cleaning parking lots at a Wal-Mart store in Augusta, Maine, in 1994. Wal-Mart's lawyers appealed the award on the basis that as an independent contractor Guiliani did not have the same right as ...
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