November 23, 2018 / 12:40 PM / in 3 months

Walmart says EEOC can't back up classwide pregnancy bias claims

Walmart Inc has told a federal judge that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has failed to provide any evidence of widespread pregnancy discrimination at one of the retail giant’s warehouses in Wisconsin.

In a motion filed in federal court in Madison, Wisconsin on Tuesday, Walmart said the EEOC cannot base classwide claims in its September lawsuit on the allegations of a single worker at the warehouse who says she was denied additional breaks and restrictions on heavy lifting when she was pregnant.

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