CORRECTED: Some Claims Nixed In Best Buy Race, Sex Bias Action

Law360, New York (June 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has thrown out several claims related to job assignment in a case accusing Best Buy Co. Inc. of operating in a culture of racial and sex discrimination, a move that comes on the eve of a class certification hearing. (Corrects an article published June 2.)

Judge Phyllis Hamilton of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Thursday granted Best Buy's bid for judgment on the pleadings with regard to four out of five initial job assignment claims after finding...
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