Wal-Mart Says New Sex Bias Claims Came Too Late

Law360, New York (October 26, 2012, 3:27 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Thursday fought back against a class action brought by a trio of women whose workplace discrimination claims were previously raised in Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., arguing the plaintiffs couldn't revive “stale” class claims following the decertification in Dukes.

Wal-Mart asked a Tennessee federal court to dismiss class allegations brought by a group of current and former female employees alleging widespread discrimination against female workers, saying the claims are barred by the statute of limitations and should be thrown out.

“The class...
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Phipps et al v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.


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3:12-cv-01009

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Tennessee Middle

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

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Kevin H. Sharp

Date Filed

October 2, 2012

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