Sarah Azaransky teaches in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of San Diego and is author of "The Dream is Freedom: Pauli Murray and American Democratic Faith" (Oxford UP, 2011).
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Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Wal-Mart Ruling Erodes Rights of Women of Color
The Supreme Court’s ruling to throw out the sex discrimination class action lawsuit against Wal-mart undermines employment rights of women of color. First to the ruling. The Court ruled that women did not show that Wal-Mart had a policy of discrimination. Since each Wal-Mart supervisor has discretion over pay and promotion, Justice Scalia concluded there was no “glue holding the alleged reasons for all those decisions together.”