8th Circuit: Wal-Mart Worker With MS Failed To Show Job Change Was Retaliatory
(April 4, 2016, 11:21 AM EDT) -- DES MOINES, Iowa — A Wal-Mart Stores Inc. worker who was forced to transfer positions based on permanent job restrictions failed to show that the company’s decision was biased or retaliatory, the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled March 31 affirming a trial court’s summary judgment ruling for the employer (Kathy Kelleher v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., No. 15-2105, 8th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 5874).
(Opinion available. Document #73-160408-015Z.)
Kathy Kelleher began working for Wal-Mart in 1995 as a truck unloader for the Dubuque, Iowa....