Wal-Mart Workers Limit Sex Bias Case To Calif. Claims

Law360, New York (October 27, 2011, 7:02 PM EDT) -- Women who launched a sex discrimination action against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on behalf of a nationwide class of 1.5 million current and former workers amended their complaint Thursday, narrowing the case to allege female employees in California were unfairly treated by the retail giant.

The plaintiffs assert in a California federal court that Wal-Mart gave female workers in the state fewer promotions and paid those in salaried and hourly positions less than men in comparable positions, even though the female employees on average had more seniority...
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