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Walmart loses lawsuit brought by worker with Down syndrome – Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland, Ohio 2021-07-18 12:59:50 –

Madison, Wisconsin (AP) — Wal-Mart WisconsinAs a jury on the side of a Down Syndrome salesperson, he claimed that the schedule change exacerbated the attendance problem and led to her dismissal.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the proceedings and announced on Friday that a jury in a federal court in Green Bay had given Marlo Spaeth more than $ 125 million in punitive damages. However, Wal-Mart spokesman Randy Hargrove said it would be reduced to the maximum allowed $ 300,000 under federal law.

The jury on Thursday also awarded Spaeth $ 150,000 in compensatory damages. Wal-Mart is considering its legal options, Hargrove said.

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