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Judge denies class certification motion brought by women suing Wal-Mart
August 2, 2013 / 11:20 PM / 4 years ago

Judge denies class certification motion brought by women suing Wal-Mart

(Reuters) - A judge rejected on Friday an attempt by women suing Wal-Mart to bring a reformulated class action against the company.

Employees move shopping carts as the first Wal Mart Supercenter to operate in the State of California, opened in La Quinta, California, March 3, 2004. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

The ruling from U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer in San Francisco comes after the Supreme Court had previously rejected a larger nationwide class.

The women allege the company discriminated against women in pay and promotions in some regions of California.

Reporting by Dan Levine; Editing by Gary Hill

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