6th Circ. OKs Appeal Of Post-Dukes Wal-Mart Bias Claims

Law360, New York (September 11, 2013, 3:20 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit agreed Wednesday to hear a challenge from former members of the nationwide class disbanded by the U.S. Supreme Court's Dukes decision to a Tennessee federal judge's dismissal of the class claims in their regional gender bias suit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

The appeals court granted a petition for permission to appeal U.S. District Judge Aleta A. Trauger's February order nixing the classwide Title VII claims that three women who had been covered by the massive Dukes class were looking to pursue on behalf...
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