Wal-Mart May Face Multiple Classes In Sex Bias Case

Law360, San Diego (June 27, 2011, 9:23 PM EDT) -- Attorneys for current and former female Wal-Mart Stores Inc. employees told a judge in California Friday they may seek to certify multiple, narrower classes after the U.S. Supreme Court reversed certification of their class of 1.5 million members in the largest sex discrimination case ever brought in the U.S.

The plaintiffs and former members of the class said in court papers they were interested in pursuing one or more narrowly defined classes to comply with the high court’s June 20 decision and requested that the court...
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Case Title

Dukes et al v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.


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3:01-cv-02252

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

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Charles R. Breyer

Date Filed

June 8, 2001

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