Monthly Archives: September 2010

Huge New Case Against Tyson Meats Alleges Sex Discrimination

The Department of Labor filed an administrative complaint today against Tyson Fresh Meats, a subsidiary of Tyson Foods. The complaint alleges that Tyson has systematically refused to hire female applicants in a plant in Illinois. The Department seeks back wages and other relief, including hiring, for 750 women alleged to have been rejected only because...
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Wal-Mart Asks for Supreme Court Review of Class Action

Wal-Mart has appealed to the Supreme Court the Ninth Circuit’s green light for the massive class action suit.  As reported here earlier, the class action could lead to disposition of 1.5 million claims by women blocked from promotional opportunities.  The petition for review asks the Supreme Court to disallow a class action where...
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