WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court's decision last week that a massive class-action gender-bias lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores cannot go forward could have ramifications for other workplace discrimination lawsuits, legal experts said. In reversing a lower court's decision that had allowed the class action to proceed, the Supreme Court found that the plaintiffs did not demonstrate that Wal-Mart had companywide policies that were discriminatory, even though the company's policy of leaving ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
 

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)
 

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.