Class Certification Denied For Claims Of California Female Prison Workers

Class Certification Denied For Claims Of California Female Prison Workers

OAKLAND, Calif. - A California federal judge on March 20 denied class certification in a lawsuit filed by 10 female prison employees alleging sex discrimination based on a policy at all California state prisons that condones and accepts inmate exhibitionist (IEX) behavior directed at female staff (Martha Berndt, et al. v. California Department of Corrections, et al., No. 03-3174, N.D. Calif.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 37755).

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