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Walmart to shell out $5.2M for failing to accommodate worker with disability

October 17, 2019


This is not the first time EEOC has alleged Walmart’s failure to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In August, the store paid $100,000 to settle EEOC’s claims it refused to provide accommodations to two deaf employees working at one of its Washington, D.C., locations. Just last week, the agency announced it sued the store, alleging it refused to allow an applicant with a disability to take a physical assessment.

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