Wal-Mart Sex Bias Claims Not Time-Barred, 6th Circ. Hears
By Ben James
Law360, New York (January 3, 2014, 7:26 PM ET) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. workers whose nationwide sex-bias class was disbanded in the U.S. Supreme Court's Dukes ruling urged the Sixth Circuit on Thursday to revive narrower class claims against the company, arguing a 1988 ruling that doomed their claims at the lower court had been superseded.
Cheryl Phipps and others who filed a regional gender discrimination suit against Wal-Mart in Tennessee after the landmark 2011 ruling in Dukes filed a reply brief Thursday, insisting that Supreme Court decisions from 2010 and 2011 trumped the Sixth Circuit's...