Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Walmart Case: Supreme Court Aids The Powerful
The Supreme Court decision this week dismissing a class action gender discrimination suit against WalMart is a counterintuitive ruling that prohibits workers from concentrating their bargaining power in much the same way that multinationals are allowed to exercise purchasing power based on their size and influence on markets. It's a double standard that works against the public interest and another sign that the Supreme Court favors the interests of corporations over people's rights.
Justices Rule for Wal-Mart in Class-Action Bias Case