Supreme Court Declines Class Action Status for WalMart Discrimination

Supreme Court Declines Class Action Status for WalMart Discrimination

By 12/07/2011 Posted in News, Workplace Discrimination Law | Share

In a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court recently ruled that a discrimination class action lawsuit brought by female employees of WalMart alleging unequal pay to male counterparts could not continue as single, national class. The decision stated that although a group of female employees could pursue legal action against individual stores or regions, they could not continue as a national class. Read more: http://www.npr.org/2011/06/20/137296721/supreme-court-limits-wal-mart-discrimination-case.

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