Dukes Doesn’t Shut Down Family Dollar Bias Class: 4th Circ.

Law360, New York (October 18, 2013, 3:18 PM ET) -- The Fourth Circuit on Wednesday revived a putative class action accusing Family Dollar Stores Inc. of paying female managers less than their male counterparts, ruling a lower court misinterpreted the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Dukes ruling when it refused to let them amend their claims

A divided three-judge panel ruled in a published opinion that U.S. District Judge Max O. Cogburn's decision not to let the plaintiffs amend their sex discrimination and equal pay complaint was grounded in an erroneous reading of the high court's June...
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