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Walmart Denied Second Look, Early Appeal in Job Coach Case (1)

March 15, 2019, 3:53 PMUpdated: March 15, 2019, 5:53 PM

A second federal judge has rejected Walmart‘s argument that a trial isn’t necessary to determine whether it violated a deaf cart pusher’s job rights when it questioned his need for a permanent job coach 17 years into his employment.

The retail giant repeated the same arguments it made in an earlier motion for summary judgment seeking to end a September 2017 lawsuit by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of Paul Reina, U.S. District Court for the District of Wisconsin said March 14.

Walmart last October won dismissal of a separate EEOC lawsuit accusing the company of discriminating ...

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