The plaintiffs tried to bring a nationwide class action on behalf of about 1.5 million female Wal-Mart employees. Unfortunately, the class lacked the glue to tie their claims together.
Now, the plaintiffs are back! You can read a copy of their new Complaint here. This time around, they have narrowed their class to just female employees in Wal-Mart's California regions (estimated around 45,000 employees). We'll see how they make out this time around!
UPDATE: The Complaint describes two classes (current women employees and women employed since December 26, 1998), and claims each exceeds 45,000. So the lawsuit could be more than 90,000.
Note: Yeah, I'm jumping the gun a little on the Case of the Week - I just wanted to bring you this breaking story ASAP.
HT: Ross Runkel via Twitter.
Posted by Philip Miles, an attorney with McQuaide Blasko in State College, Pennsylvania in the firm's civil litigation and labor and employment law practice groups.