Review OF EEOC V Walmart

EEOC’s Case Against Walmart

– The Carton Lift Test: Assesses the capability of an individual to handle cases weighing between 19 to 55 lbs, simulating work in a distribution center. It requires lifting and carrying a carton 15 feet and placing it on different platform levels within a certain time.

– The Sit-Up Test measures the number of sit-ups an individual can complete in one minute.

– The Arm Endurance Test involves rotating a handle, similar to bicycle pedals, and recording the number of rotations in two minutes.

The results of these tests were processed by computer to determine an applicant’s suitability for the order filler role, as indicated in Walmart’s 2010 filings.

The EEOC’s complaint against Walmart alleges that: