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Bloomberg reports that "five female Wal-Mart Stores Inc. employees who filed the sex discrimination class action that led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling formally dismissed their individual bias claims after reaching private settlements with the retail giant," but "six other former Wal-Mart employees ... filed a new class complaint alleging the company discriminated against women in pay and promotions in three corporate regions based in California. Those women, also members of the original class in Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., are asking the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to certify a class of female employees who worked in those regions anytime from Dec. 26, 1998, until at least June 2004."
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