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Walmart ordered to rehire associate with Down syndrome who was fired

CNBC 03/10/2022

A federal judge has ordered Walmart to rehire a woman with Down syndrome who had been fired from her job at one of the chain’s stores. Walmart must also give her more than $50,000 in back pay and cover jury damages of $300,000. The court turned down the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s request to approve tighter scrutiny of Walmart’s labor practices over the next five years.

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