6/23/11

Labor and Employment Alert: A Victory for Employers - Supreme Court Reverses Certification of Nationwide Gender Discrimination Class Action

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Attorneys & Professionals

On June 20, 2011, the Supreme Court released its long awaited opinion in the Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes class action. The Court held that certification of a class consisting of approximately 1.5 million current and former female employees alleging gender discrimination was not appropriate because there was insufficient evidence of a companywide discriminatory pay and promotion policy.

Click on the link below to read more about this class action.