Religious Practices

A Walmart store in Wisconsin did not discriminate against a Seventh-day Adventist whose promotion was rescinded after he informed the store he couldn’t work between sundown Friday and sundown Saturday, the Seventh Circuit ruled, because accommodating his religious practices would require the store to bear “more than a slight burden.”

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Walmart and Wetlands

The Oregon Supreme Court upheld a determination that the Department of State Lands impermissibly issued a permit allowing Walmart to fill wetlands on private property in order to build a new store, ruling the record lacks a finding about whether or not the project will interfere with the state’s policy of preserving its waters for public purposes.

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