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Suit Edges Ahead Against Wal-Mart

Publication Date: 
February 07, 2007
Source: 
The Toronto Star
Author: 
Jim Christie

The article quotes Professor William Gould who comments on the gender class-action suit recently filed against Wal-Mart:

"Class actions have been for four decades now the critical ingredient in employment-discrimination litigation," said William Gould, a Stanford University emeritus professor of law.

"There is very little incentive for the defendants to change their practices unless a finding is made that there is a nexus between the named plaintiffs and the group."