Retailers Urge Justices To Hear Family Dollar Pay Bias Suit

Law360, New York (February 28, 2014, 7:02 PM EST) -- The Retail Litigation Center Inc. urged the nation's highest court Thursday to hear Family Dollar Stores Inc.'s challenge to a Fourth Circuit decision reviving a putative pay discrimination class action, claiming the appeals court's ruling heightened the uncertainty and risks faced by class-action defendants.

The RLC, which bills itself as a public policy group whose members include some of the country's biggest retailers, said the U.S. Supreme Court should grant Family Dollar's Jan. 24 petition for review, and examine the Fourth Circuit's ruling on pendent appellate...
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