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


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Freya
- 112 days ago - yahoo.com
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.



   

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Freya H (345)
Monday March 4, 2019, 2:57 pm
Here is a petition on behalf of another greeter who has cerebral palsy:
https://www.thepetitionsite.com/713/439/215/wal-mart-dont-fire-greeter-just-because-he-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!

https://amigobulls.com/stocks/WMT/income-statement/annual
 

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
134 SUPPORTERS
Thanks Freya
 

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

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
No&s.
 

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
noted
 
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