An appeals court rules that a class-action gender discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart (WMT...

|By:, SA News Editor

An appeals court rules that a class-action gender discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart (WMT -0.6%) can go to trial, potentially exposing the company to billions of dollars in legal damages. The lawsuit alleges that Wal-Mart pays women less than men for the same jobs and that female employees receive fewer promotions.