2,000 Wal-Mart Employees Take Sex Bias Claims To EEOC

Law360, New York (June 6, 2012, 4:29 PM EDT) -- Nearly 2,000 current and former female Wal-Mart Stores Inc. employees who were part of the certified class in Wal-Mart v. Dukes have lodged sex discrimination claims against the retail giant with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, attorneys said Wednesday.

The plaintiffs' attorneys, Joseph Sellers of Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC and Brad Seligman of the Impact Fund, announced that a total of 1,975 EEOC charges had been filed in 48 states, including 500 that had filed by Jan. 27, as was required in Alabama,...
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