For the past 10 years, Adam Catlin has worked as the store greeter at the Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania Walmart. Catlin has cerebral palsy which affects his ability to walk, lift, and even hold a pen. But, he was able to greet people, which was the primary function of his job.
However, according to store officials, on April 26, the job is changing–to include things that Catlin can’t do, like lift up to 25 pounds and be on his feet for a good portion of the day.
Illegal discrimination or simply a job change?
At first glance, this could look like a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Catlin has clearly been able to do the job successfully for the past 10 years. So, when the company comes back with a new job description that requires tasks that weren’t a part of the job before, it can look a little bit suspect.
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