Female Wal-Mart Employees File Bias Class Action In Tenn.

Law360, New York (October 2, 2012, 10:52 PM EDT) -- In another regional discrimination suit to be filed against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., three Tennessee women alleged on Tuesday that female employees of the giant retailer in five states have been unfairly denied equal pay and equal opportunities for promotion to management positions.

The women are seeking class action status for their suit, which is the third of its kind to be brought since the U.S. Supreme Court in June 2011 reversed the certification of a nationwide class of female Wal-Mart employees alleging sex discrimination. The court...
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Case Information

Case Title

Phipps et al v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Case Number



Tennessee Middle

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Kevin H. Sharp

Date Filed

October 2, 2012

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