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•  The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has charged in a lawsuit it filed this week that Walmart "violated federal law when it subjected a nationwide class of employees with disabilities to unlawful testing."

According to the EEOC, "in 2015, Walmart collaborated with a third-party entity to create the 'Pathways Training Program,' including a test called the 'Pathways Graduation Assessment.'  By January 2017, Walmart required its newly hired hourly associates at its Supercenters and Neighborhood Market Stores across the U.S. to complete the program. The EEOC’s suit alleges Walmart terminated employees with disabilities across the U.S., including two in Arkansas, who failed the test after three attempts even though the employees satisfactorily performed their jobs."