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Court to take up huge sex bias claim vs. Wal-Mart

 


Court to take up huge sex bias claim vs. Wal-Mart

MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Christine Kwapnoski hasn't done too badly in nearly 25 years in the Wal-Mart family, making more than $60,000 a year in a job she enjoys most days.

But Kwapnoski says she faced obstacles at Wal-Mart-owned Sam's Club stores in both Missouri and California: Men making more than women and getting promoted faster.

Supervisor told her to 'doll up'

She never heard a supervisor tell a man, as she says one told her, to "doll up" or "blow the cobwebs off" her make-up.

Once she got over the fear that...



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