Walmart to Make ‘Every Effort’ to Keep Disabled Greeters

People with disabilities who have traditionally filled the greeter job at many stores had accused Walmart of acting heartlessly.

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After more than a week of backlash, Walmart is pledging to make “every effort” to find other roles for disabled workers who’d accused the retailer of targeting them as it prepares to eliminate the “people greeter” job at 1,000 stores. Greg Foran, president and CEO of Walmart’s U.S. stores, said in a memo to store managers Thursday night that “we are taking some specific steps to support” greeters with disabilities. Walmart released the memo publicly.…

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