Dukes Sinks Class Claims in Wal-Mart Sex Bias Case

Law360, New York (May 28, 2013, 7:24 PM EDT) -- A Wisconsin federal judge Friday dismissed the class claims from a regional gender bias suit brought against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. by women covered by the Dukes class the U.S. Supreme Court disbanded in 2011, saying the narrowed class suffered from the same defects as its nationwide predecessor. 

U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb granted the retail giant's motion to dismiss the class allegations, which would have covered Wal-Mart workers from Wisconsin and three other states and stretched back to 1998.

The five plaintiffs took aim at a...
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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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