Start A Petition

Man With Cerebral Palsy Loses Greeter Job at Walmart, Accepts New Position After Flood of Support

Business  (tags: disabilities, ableism, jobs, employment, good news )

- 112 days ago -
Jay Melton, who has cerebral palsy, did lose that job, as part of the company's recent mission to phase out greeters as a way to expand their "customer host" roles. But he's now set to assume a new role at the company.


We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.


Freya H (345)
Monday March 4, 2019, 2:57 pm
Here is a petition on behalf of another greeter who has cerebral palsy:
Maybe his store will do the same!

Animae C (509)
Monday March 4, 2019, 3:31 pm
You signed on February 23, 2019
134 supporters

Apparently they have offered quite a few jobs back, AS THEY SHOULD!!!

Walmart's NET profit for 2018 was 9.86 BILLION!

Angelflowers Dawkins (1)
Monday March 4, 2019, 5:00 pm
9.86 Billion profit,did I hear you say!!

Angelflowers Dawkins (1)
Monday March 4, 2019, 5:00 pm
Tyfs .

Colleen L (3)
Monday March 4, 2019, 7:56 pm
They should be offering them other positions.
You signed on February 22, 2019
Thanks Freya

Danuta Watola (1251)
Tuesday March 5, 2019, 3:42 am

S J (124)
Tuesday March 5, 2019, 5:25 am
You signed on February 23, 2019
Meows Freya

Lisa M (15)
Tuesday March 5, 2019, 7:02 am
Signed petition previously on February 24, 2019. Thanks.

Melania P (123)
Tuesday March 5, 2019, 9:16 am
Shameful! Petition signed

Raleigh koritz (358)
Tuesday March 5, 2019, 9:14 pm
Should be very bad PR for Walmart! Already signed shared and posted petition ty

Sylvie A (190)
Thursday March 7, 2019, 3:59 am
Petition signed. Thank you for sharing.

Denise D (31)
Thursday March 7, 2019, 6:25 pm
I'm very happy for Jay! I'm also glad I signed his petition. Thanks for sharing this article with the Care2 community!

Barb Knight (1685)
Friday March 8, 2019, 10:47 am
Signed! Shared on FB TY Freya xx

Lynne Buckley (0)
Saturday March 9, 2019, 5:53 am

Sergio Padilla (65)
Tuesday March 19, 2019, 1:13 pm
I signed Freya's petition

Danuta Watola (1251)
Friday March 22, 2019, 6:01 am
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)

Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story

Loading Noted By...Please Wait


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in Business

Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.