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WSLG164 – New Bill Would Make It Easier to Bring Class Action Discrimination Claims – 8/17/2012

WSLG164 – New Bill Would Make It Easier to Bring Class Action Discrimination Claims – 8/17/2012 published on No Comments on WSLG164 – New Bill Would Make It Easier to Bring Class Action Discrimination Claims – 8/17/2012

Author: Jody Feder

Pages: 2

New legislation that would make it easier for victims of employment discrimination to bring class action lawsuits was recently introduced in the House and the Senate. The Equal Employment Opportunity Restoration Act of 2012 was introduced in response to Wal-Mart Stores v. Dukes, a 2011 case in which the Supreme Court rejected class action status for current and former female Wal-Mart employees who sued the company for pay discrimination.

 

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