Wal-Mart Says Latest Dukes Class Claims Are Time-Barred

Law360, New York (March 22, 2012, 6:11 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Wednesday told a California federal court that the remaining class claims in the once-massive Dukes gender discrimination suit against it are time-barred, saying only individual claims can proceed.

In a supplemental brief filed to support its motion to dismiss the suit, the retail giant maintained that any classwide claims in the fourth amended putative class action complaint filed by Wal-Mart worker Betty Dukes and four other named plaintiffs in October are barred by the statute of limitations because the original complaint was...
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