Wal-Mart Stores Inc. asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block female employees from suing on behalf of as many as 1.5 million women in what would be the largest gender-bias suit against a private employer in U.S. history.
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The company agreed in 2008 to pay as much as $640 million to settle 63 federal and state class actions claiming the company cheated hourly workers and forced them to work through breaks.
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The case is Wal-Mart Stores v. Dukes.
Tip of the Hat to Monica Nixon at LinkedIn.
WAL-MART–Proud to be the Enron of the Retail Industry.