04/07/2014 10:39 am ET Updated Apr 07, 2014

Under Pressure, Walmart Upgrades Its Policy For Helping Pregnant Workers

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When she was seven months pregnant, Tiffany Beroid's feet started to swell. Her blood pressure began swinging wildly, and dizzy spells hit unpredictably. That made it hard to keep doing her job as a customer service manager at a Wal-Mart in Laurel, Md., which requires pitching in wherever help is needed, pushing carts, lifting boxes, making sure all the registers cash out.

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