Female Wal-Mart Workers Again Denied Class Cert.

Law360, Los Angeles (August 2, 2013, 8:24 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday once again denied class certification to a group of female workers claiming that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. discriminated against them in terms of pay and promotions, ruling the complaint still fails to allege a common question between putative class members.

In a 17-page ruling, Senior U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer ruled that although the plaintiffs had reduced the putative class size to 150,000 from 1.5 million, their case was "essentially a scaled-down version" of their earlier case, which the U.S....
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