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A man pushes shopping carts outside of a Walmart store. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

San Francisco Judge Denies Class Action For Wal-Mart Bias Suit

A judge has rejected an attempt to file a class action discrimination lawsuit on behalf of Wal-Mart women workers in California who claimed their male colleagues were paid more and promoted faster than them.

08/02/2013

Authorities on the scene of a crash following a police chase and shooting on Interstate 80 in Vacaville on June 28, 2013. (CBS)

Vacaville Shoplifting Suspect Crashes On I-80 After Being Shot By Officer

A Vacaville police officer shot at least one of two suspects who allegedly stole televisions from a Wal-Mart on Friday afternoon, Vacaville spokesman Mark Mazzaferro said.

06/28/2013

A man pushes shopping carts outside of a Walmart store. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Wal-Mart Pleads Guilty To Dumping Hazardous Waste In California

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has pleaded guilty to charges the company dumped hazardous waste in California.

05/28/2013

The exterior of a Walmart store. (Frederic J. Brown/Getty Images)

Bay Area Organization To Benefit From Walmart’s Plan To Hire 100,000 Veterans

Swords to Plowshares, the San Francisco-based organization that helps train veterans to find jobs, said Wal-Mart’s pledge to hire 100,000 vets over the next five years is a big deal.

01/15/2013

Mexico City Wal-Mart

Opinion: Walmart Bribery And Mexico

According to news reports, the allure of building a Wal-Mart near ancient pyramids in Mexico, and thus gaining access to global tourists nearby, was so strong that Wal-Mart circumvented democratic institutions and bribed the right people to get their way.

12/19/2012

Employees and supporters protesting outside a Wal-Mart store in San Jose on Black Friday.

Wal-Mart Workers, Supporters Protest At Stores In Bay Area, Nationwide

Wal-Mart workers and supporters were protesting at a number of stores nationwide and throughout the Bay Area, blasting the wages, benefits and treatment of employees of the world’s largest retailer.

11/23/2012

A man pushes shopping carts outside of a Walmart store. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Walmart Sued In SF Court Over Wheelchair Access To Self-Checkout

Two East Bay wheelchair users and a disability service organization sued Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday for allegedly failing to provide accessible point-of-service machines.

07/25/2012

A man pushes shopping carts outside of a Walmart store. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Wal-Mart To Pay $2.1M Penalty For California Overcharging

Wal-Mart has agreed to pay a penalty of $2.1 million for charging California costumers at prices higher than those posted, in violation of a 2008 judgment ordering the retail chain to stop.

03/21/2012

Salvation Army kettle

NorCal Pair Accused Of Using Salvation Army Bell, Kettle To Enrich Themselves

A man and woman used a Salvation Army bell and kettle to collect money outside a Modesto Wal-Mart for themselves, according to investigators.

12/19/2011

Plaintiffs in the class action suit Dukes vs Wal-Mart, Betty Dukes (L), Patricia Surgeson (2nd L) and Edith Arana (3rd L) look on as attorney Brad Seligman (R) speaks during a press conference at the Equal Rights Advocates office on October 27, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Walmart Women Employees File Revised Discrimination Lawsuit In SF Court

Lawyers for women employees of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced the filing of a revised discrimination lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco Thursday on behalf of an estimated 95,000 women workers in California.

10/27/2011

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