Mixed Ruling In Wal-Mart Sex Discrimination Case

Law360, New York (August 18, 2009, 1:08 PM EDT) -- The judge overseeing a long-running case in which the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accuses Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of discriminating against female job candidates at one of its Kentucky distribution centers has limited the scope of the EEOC's questioning of a Wal-Mart store manager and struck out portions of both parties' expert witness reports.

In a pretrial dispute between Wal-Mart and the EEOC, Judge Karen Caldwell of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky on Aug. 14 adopted a report by the magistrate...
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