Dukes Puts ‘Em Up Again

Martha Burk for Huffington Post: “Remember Dukes v. Walmart, the case that the Roberts Supreme Corporate Court threw out last summer (after 11 years of slogging through lower courts) because the company claimed it was too big to be sued for sex discrimination? Well, like Freddy Krueger every Halloween, it’s ba-a-a-ck. And it ought to scare the hell out of Walmart execs and stockholders alike. The case was re-filed in California October 27 as a class action against California Walmart and Sam’s Club stores. Betty Dukes, the lead plaintiff, is joined by thousands of female California Walmart employees in claiming a pattern and practice of sex discrimination in hiring and promotion.”