Class War And The Women Of Wal-Mart

Law360, New York (April 1, 2011, 2:36 PM EDT) -- When retired school teacher Sue Brown asked her department manager at the Wal-Mart store in Louisville, Ky., “why [her] pay was lower than a high school boy’s,” she was told “[y]ou don’t have the right equipment ... You aren’t male, so you can’t expect to be paid the same.”[1]

After repeatedly denying her requests for a transfer from the toy department to the hardware department at the Wal-Mart store in Conway, Ark., Sheila Hall’s support manager asked “[w]e need you in toys ... you’re a girl,...
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