US Chamber Backs Wal-Mart In Bias Action

Law360, New York (September 24, 2010, 7:54 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Friday said it had backed Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s petition to the U.S. Supreme Court seeking review of a lower court decision that granted class certification to more than 1 million women in a massive employment discrimination case.

The Chamber filed an amicus brief in the case Friday, saying that the “loose approach” by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which decided the case in April, placed it in conflict with several other circuits and “threatens to establish...
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