Dukes Dooms Class Claims In Race Bias Suit, Walgreen Says

Law360, New York (February 21, 2012, 8:25 PM EST) -- Ex-Walgreen Co. workers who allege the company discriminated against Latinos are not only short on facts, but their putative class claims are at odds with the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Dukes, the drugstore giant told an Illinois federal court Tuesday.

Walgreen asked the court throw out the plaintiffs' class claims, blasting their case as bereft of specifics and arguing that they are taking issue with the type of subjective managerial decision-making that the nation's highest court said could not sustain a class action when it...
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