McDonald’s Cites Dukes In Bid To Nix Racial Bias Action

Law360, New York (February 24, 2012, 2:31 PM EST) -- McDonald’s Corp. sought Thursday to nix a proposed racial discrimination class action brought by three corporate employees in Illinois, arguing the workers have failed to demonstrate a common claim of discrimination as required under the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent Dukes decision.

The fast food giant asked an Illinois federal court to reject the class action allegations presented by the current and former McDonald's workers who allege a pervasive bias among company management, saying the complaint fails to demonstrate companywide discrimination as required by last year's Wal-Mart...
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Case Title

Dovgin v. McDonald's Corporation et al


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1:11-cv-07883

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Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

442(Civil Rights: Jobs)

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Honorable Suzanne B. Conlon

Date Filed

November 5, 2011

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