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Supreme Court blocks huge class-action suit against Wal-Mart

Publié par Clifford Armion le 21/06/2011

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David G. Savage

"Reporting from Washington Women and minorities who think they are underpaid will find it nearly impossible to band together to sue employers for discrimination under a Supreme Court ruling against 1.5 million female Wal-Mart employees in the most important job-bias case in a decade. "Only if there is proof a company has a policy of paying less to women or minorities can the employees get together in a class-action suit, the court said in an opinion Monday by Justice Antonin Scalia. Statistics showing that a company's female workers earn far less and get fewer promotions than men will not suffice, the court said. "The decision is the latest in a series of major rulings favoring business under the stewardship of Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr." Read on...
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"Supreme Court blocks huge class-action suit against Wal-Mart", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2011. Consulté le 14/04/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/supreme-court-blocks-huge-class-action-suit-against-wal-mart