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Wave Of Lawsuits Over Seats For Employees Hits Retail Stores
Posted on 21 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Retail store operators may want to sit down for this one if they can find a chair. Nearly every national chain is under legal attack in California for failing to provide "suitable seating" for cashiers and other employees... Read More

California Stores Face Lawsuits After ZIP Code Ruling
Posted on 16 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Consumers have filed lawsuits against more than a dozen national retail chains operating in California since the state Supreme Court ruled it's illegal for clerks to ask customers for their ZIP codes. The high court unanimously... Read More

Wal-Mart Sex Bias Case Hits Possible Court Block
Posted on 29 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court appears ready to block a massive sex discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart on behalf of at least a half-million women, and that could make it harder for other workers nationwide to bring class-action claims... Read More

Wal-Mart To Pay $440,000 In California Harassment Lawsuit
Posted on 15 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

FRESNO, Calif. - (AP) Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has agreed to pay $440,000 to settle a federal harassment lawsuit by 10 employees who say they endured ethnic slurs and derogatory remarks on a daily basis while working at a Sam's Club store in Fresno, Calif... Read More