10 Years Of Dukes: Workplace Bias Class Claims Are Still Alive
By Joseph Sellers and Christine Webber (June 17, 2021, 2:56 PM EDT) -- In Wal-Mart Stores v. Dukes, the U.S. Supreme Court in 2011 decertified a nationwide class of female Walmart workers who alleged pay and promotion bias under Title VII. In this Expert Analysis series, the attorneys who represented each side before the justices discuss how the landmark decision has shaped the class action landscape over the last 10 years.
In Wal-Mart Stores Inc. v. Dukes, the U.S. Supreme Court on June 20, 2011, decertified a class of approximately 1.5 million women, depriving the group of the chance to vindicate claims of systemic workplace discrimination.
In doing so, the...
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