Investigation and pending nationwide class action against Wal-Mart on behalf of all current and former female employees who worked at its U.S. stores anytime since December 26, 1998 in a nationwide sex discrimination class action lawsuit.
The historic class action lawsuit charges that Wal-Mart discriminates against its female retail employees in pay and promotions.
The class in this case includes more than 1.6 million current and former female employees of Wal-Mart retail stores in America, including Wal-Mart discount stores, super centers, neighborhood stores, and Sam's Clubs.
Wal-Mart, a global retail giant, reported sales in excess of $256 billion in the fiscal year ending January 31, 2004. Currently Wal-Mart owns and operates 3,566 stores in the United States. Wal-Mart employs more than 1.2 million employees in the United States, two thirds of whom are women, more women than any other company in the nation.
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