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What Women Told Us: Pay and Promotion Disparities Are Rampant, Part I

What Women Told Us: Pay and Promotion Disparities Are Rampant, Part I

By Ilona Nanay, Women's Rights Project & Katherine Clemente, Women's Rights Project at 6:11pm
On March 29, Wal-Mart v. Dukes will be argued in front of the Supreme Court. At issue is whether this sex discrimination case against Wal-Mart should be allowed to proceed as a class action. The ACLU submitted a friend-of-the-court brief arguing that class actions are appropriate when employees allege that a company’s policy allowing managers to subjectively decide who receives promotions and pay increases has led to gender disparities, even in a company as large as Wal-Mart. Today we’re featuring quotes from women who have commented on our posts about the case, with striking examples of sex discrimination they have experienced on the job.
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