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Walmart claims discrimination too varied to be discrimination

TweetOnce again, women are suing Wal-Mart for discriminating against them based on their gender, seeking  “to end Wal-Mart’s discriminatory practices regarding the pay and promotion of female employees.” Tuesday, Three women from Tennessee claimed they were denied training opportunities and were paid less than their male co-workers and are seeking class-action status for current and [...]
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Supreme Court denies class action suit against Wal-Mart.

TweetIn a rather historic, but unfortunate, turn of events the Supreme Court has ruled that over 1.5 million women who are claiming they are paid less than men are not able to sue Wal-Mart as a class. The US appeals court had ruled that these women could sue as one group making this case the [...]
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Wal-mart gender discrimination case reaches Supreme Court today

Tweet Today, the Supreme Court will begin hearing oral arguments in Dukes vs. Wal-mart, the gender discrimination lawsuit against Wal-mart. At stake is whether the case can continue as a class-action suit–that is, whether the plaintiffs in the case can represent over a million more women who worked for the company since 1998. At Slate, [...]
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Walmart goes to Supreme Court to block discrimination suit

Tweet Remember how the appeals court ruled in April that over 1.5 million women filing discrimination lawsuits against Walmart can file as a single class? Well it looks like Walmart is looking to Supreme Court for help — namely, to block their case. For those who don’t know, the lawsuit was filed in 2001, accusing [...]
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