January 17, 2020 / 9:50 PM / a month ago

Walmart says EEOC should be barred from adding workers to pregnancy bias case

Walmart Stores Inc on Friday asked a federal judge to block the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission from adding claims involving up to 15 workers to a lawsuit accusing the retailer of pregnancy discrimination, saying the agency had waited too long.

In a filing in federal court in Wisconsin, Walmart’s lawyers at Quarles & Brady said the EEOC has had all of the information it needed since August, but waited until Jan. 14 to “threaten” to add new claimants to the 2018 lawsuit involving a Walmart warehouse in Menomonie, Wisconsin.

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