Wal-Mart Sex Bias Plaintiffs Defend Pared Class In New Case

Law360, New York (March 30, 2012, 10:21 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs in a decade-old gender discrimination suit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. argued Friday that the U.S. Supreme Court’s decertification of their original class does not bar consideration of modified classes and that their amended class claims are not time-barred.

In a statement of opposition against Wal-Mart’s motion to dismiss their latest amended complaint, the plaintiffs argue that, contrary to Wal-Mart’s assertions, the high court’s reversal of their certification in no way prohibited the Northern District of California from considering modified, narrower classes.

“As the Supreme Court declined to...
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