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Supreme Court Throws Out Case That Could Have Limited Lawsuits Over Disability Access

Supreme Court Throws Out Case That Could Have Limited Lawsuits Over Disability Access read more >
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Walmart Accused of Illegally Firing Disabled Employee

It's the fifth time this year that the EEOC has sued Walmart over alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act. read more >
Legal / Public Companies / Retail

US Sues Walmart for Firing Worker With Seizure Disorder

The suit accuses Walmart of failing to provide a reasonable accommodation for the employee, who worked as a cashier at a store in Bullhead City, Arizona. read more >
Legal / Public Companies / Retail

US Sues Walmart for Firing Worker With Chronic Illness

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act. read more >
A church with a sloped walkway for improved accessibility
Construction / Nonprofits

‘Not Just The Ramp’: Worship Spaces Need More Accessibility

Except as employers, religious entities are exempt from the Americans with Disabilities Act. read more >
Walmart at 700 Bowman Road in west Little Rock
Government & Politics / Legal / Public Companies / Retail

Walmart to Pay $300K of $125M Jury Award

A recent Wisconsin jury award of $125 million against Walmart Inc. for failing to accommodate a longtime employee with Down syndrome will be lowered to $300,000, the maximum amount allowed under federal law. read more >
Health Care / Insurance / Legal / Public Companies / Retail

Walmart Shift on Greeters Leads to Lawsuit

Walmart’s initiative to change its “people greeter” jobs to ones that require more physical labor brought complaints and a lawsuit against the Bentonville retailer over allegations that it violated the Americans With Disabilities Act. read more >
Erin Kiefer’s father, Bill Sage, founded Assembled Products after inventing an electric cart for shoppers. Kiefer became president and CEO in 2017.
Health Care / Manufacturing / Retail / Transportation

CEO Erin Kiefer Proud to Follow Dad’s Cart PathLock Icon

Erin Kiefer knew in high school that she wanted to work at Assembled Products Corp. in Rogers. Why wouldn’t she? Her father, Bill Sage, founded the company in 1983 after he invented a motorized shopping scooter that is now, along with its doppelgangers, found in grocery and retail stores nationwide. read more >
Mardel Inc., an Oklahoma City retailer, is involved in federal litigation in Little Rock over efforts to make its website accessible to people with visual disabilities.  Bill Holmes, CEO and president of the Arkansas Bankers Association, told his members they could be targets of similar lawsuits.
Banking & Finance / Legal / Media & Marketing / Retail

Websites Put Banks at Risk Of Lawsuits

A Pittsburgh law firm accusing banks of not being compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act has caused warning bells to go off for Arkansas bankers. read more >