Wal-Mart Challenged on Women's Pay

Clark, Evan
April 2005
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;4/27/2005, Vol. 189 Issue 89, p10
Trade Publication
Reports on a Mother's Day card signed by several U.S. lawmakers in an effort to urge Wal-Mart to better compensate its women employees. Issues arising from the compensation being received by the company's women employees; Details of a class-action gender discrimination lawsuit filed against the company; Scope of the Paycheck Fairness Act introduced by Representative Rosa Delauro.


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