WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether a class-action lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores can apply to more than 1.5 million employees — the number of past and present women across the U.S. the lawsuit says were discriminated against in pay and promotions. "We are pleased the Supreme Court has granted review in this important case," the Bentonville, Ark.-based company said in a prepared statement. "The current confusion in class-action law is harmful for everyone — ...

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