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Walmart Sued in Miami Court by Nearly 100 Women Over Gender Pay Discrimination

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In the last decade, several class-action lawsuits against Walmart have been filed — and many dismissed — alleging pay discrimination based on gender. On Feb. 1, nearly 100 women filed their own in two legal complaints against Walmart in the U.S. Southern District Court of Florida. Many claim they were pushed into lower-paying jobs due to sexism from managers.

Other women say they were hired at minimum-wage levels despite the fact that men hired for the same positions were making starting salaries of $14 to $21 per hour.

Read more at the Miami New Times.