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The Marketplace Report: Wal-Mart Discrimination Lawsuit

NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to Tess Vigeland of Marketplace about a ruling by a federal judge that a gender-discrimination lawsuit against the giant Wal-Mart retail chain could move forward as a class action suit. The decision makes this the largest civil-rights action case ever brought against a private employer in the United States, and could involve more than 1.6 million current and former employees.

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Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.