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Lessons for Employers in the Wake of the US Supreme Court’s Rejection of Class Actions for Litigating Gender Discrimination in Wal-Mart v. Dukes

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What are the lessons for employers in the wake of the United States Supreme Court’s much-awaited decision in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, et al.?  While the decision focused on the propriety of using class actions in employment discrimination litigation, it also validated best practices for employers who train local managers to comply with anti-discrimination laws and then delegate decision-making, subject to corporate compliance review.

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