Wal-Mart Says Dukes Plaintiffs' Wis. Sex Bias Suit Too Late

Law360, New York (April 17, 2013, 8:11 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. urged a Wisconsin federal court Monday to toss the allegedly time-barred class claims in a regional gender bias suit brought by women who were part of the nationwide Dukes class, arguing that extending limitations periods is a policy decision reserved for legislators, not courts.

Denying Wal-Mart's bid to dismiss the class claims in the Wisconsin case — which marked the fifth regional gender discrimination complaint to arise in the wake of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court Dukes v. Wal-Mart ruling that struck down...
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Case Title

Ladik, Sandra et al v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.


Case Number

3:13-cv-00123

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Wisconsin Western

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

Barbara B. Crabb

Date Filed

February 20, 2013

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