Best Buy Sex Bias Action Stayed Pending Wal-Mart

Law360, New York (December 10, 2010, 6:19 PM EST) -- A federal judge has stayed most of a race and sex bias suit against Best Buy Co. Inc., including a hearing on class certification, pending the outcome of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s challenge to the certification of the largest-ever sex bias suit.

Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Wednesday stayed the suit, which accuses Best Buy of operating in a culture of racial and sex bias, with the exception of a reply brief due Dec. 15....
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