Posted on Apr 27, 2010

A sex discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart may go forward as a class action, a closely-divided federal appeals court has ruled reports the New York Times, "Wal-Mart Gender Case Divides Court."

The lawsuit is focused on the following allegations and points:

       1) Wal-Mart pays women less than men

       2) Wal-Mart gives women smaller raises than men

       3) Wal-Mart offers women fewer opportunities for promotion

       4) while 65% of Wal-Mart's hourly employees were women only 33% of the company's managers were

You can learn more about this case at the Washington Post, "Appeals Court Upholds Women's Right to Sue Wal-Mart for Alleged Discrimination."


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