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6th Circuit: Wal-Mart Workers’ Gender-Bias Class Claims Were Tolled Under Dukes

(August 10, 2015, 12:16 PM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — A follow-on gender bias class action filed against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes (131 S. Ct. 2541 [2011]) was timely as it was filed under American Pipe & Constr. Co. (414 U.S. 538 [1974]), a split Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled July 7, reversing with prejudice a trial court’s dismissal of the suit (Cheryl Phipps, et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., No. 13-6194, 6th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 11616)....
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