[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of California [official website] on Friday rejected a potential gender discrimination class action lawsuit against Wal-Mart [corporate website]. This lawsuit, which aimed to represent 150,000 female Wal-Mart employees, was an attempt to file a smaller representative version [AP report] of an earlier gender discrimination class action lawsuit estimated to include more than 1.5 million women. The earlier lawsuit was filed in 2001 by female Wal-Mart employees who contended...

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