WBEZ | sex discrimination http://www.wbez.org/tags/sex-discrimination Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Walmart may face largest sex-discrimination class-action lawsuit in history http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-03-23/walmart-may-face-largest-sex-discrimination-class-action-lawsuit-history <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//segment/photo/2011-March/2011-03-23/Walmart Getty Joe Raedle.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Walmart is the world’s largest retailer. And now it may face the largest sex-discrimination class-action lawsuit in history. The U.S. Supreme Court will soon hear arguments in Wal-Mart v. Dukes. The issue – whether or not the 10-year-old case was properly certified as a nationwide class action suit. What began with complaints from a few women could include more than a million past and present female employees of Walmart.<br> <br> To find out more <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em>'s Alison Cuddy spoke to <a href="http://www.law.northwestern.edu/faculty/profiles/ZevEigen/" target="_blank">Zev Eigen</a> of Northwestern University Law School. Eigen specializes in labor and employment law. He’s also an assistant professor of management and strategy at the Kellogg School of Management.</p></p> Wed, 23 Mar 2011 17:21:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-03-23/walmart-may-face-largest-sex-discrimination-class-action-lawsuit-history