Classes Certified In Action Alleging That Costco Discriminates Against Women

SAN FRANCISCO - Two nationwide classes of female employees in a gender discrimination action against club warehouse retail giant Costco Wholesale Corp. were certified by a California federal judge Sept. 25, a year after the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals vacated the original class certification (Shirley "Rae" Ellis, et al., v. Costco Wholesale Corporation,  No. 04-3341, N.D. Calif.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 137418).

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