Wal-Mart Can't Toss Bias Claims From Narrowed Dukes Class

Law360, New York (September 24, 2012, 6:06 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday refused to nix class allegations in a refiled case accusing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of discrimination, finding the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn certification of a 1.5 million-woman class doesn't bar the consideration of modified classes.

U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer denied the retail giant's bid to dismiss or strike classwide allegations brought on behalf of a narrowed putative class composed of present and former female Wal-Mart employees who have allegedly been subjected to gender discrimination within four regions...
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