WASHINGTON — The gender discrimination case against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., turned down by the U.S. Supreme Court in June, entered a new chapter in the lower courts Thursday as attorneys for former female employees of the chain filed in U.S. District Court of Northern California in San Francisco the first of what they said would be an “armada” of smaller, regional class action lawsuits.
The attorneys in the Dukes vs. Wal-Mart case filed an amended complaint in the district court that largely encompasses Wal-Mart’s regional stores in California and an estimated 95,000 current and former female employees who worked at Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club stores from December 1998 to the present, according to lead co-counsel Brad Seligman of the Impact Fund, based in Berkeley, Calif. The women are seeking injunctive relief, back pay and punitive damages.
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