Wal-Mart Ruling Seen Prodding Companies to Review Bias

Wal-Mart Ruling Seen Prodding Companies to Review Bias

Filed in 2001, the suit aimed to cover every woman who worked at the retailer’s Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club’s stores at any point since December 1998, including those not hired until years after the suit was filed. Photo: Tim Boyle/Getty Images