Walmart Must Face Suit Claiming Failure to Accommodate Schedule
- Worker with disability needs predictable hours
- ADA violation claims can proceed against employer
The Maine Human Rights Commission and a Walmart Stores East LP employee with an intellectual disability adequately alleged that the company unlawfully failed to reasonably accommodate his need for a modified, predictable work schedule, a district court ruled.
A reasonable jury could determine that Walmart didn’t provide “forward-looking assurance” that Michael Morin will have the work schedule he has requested, Chief Judge Jon D. Levy of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine said in an opinion Wednesday that denied a motion to dismiss.
It is premature to conclude
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