Women who challenged their employers, and won

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In 2001, six female employees took Walmart all the way to US federal court, alleging that Walmart discriminated against them, and all female employees in salary, bonuses and training. The case was the largest workplace bias case in US history. The case was lost 5-4, but set a precedent for similar suits across the country.

In 2001, six female employees took Walmart all the way to US federal court, alleging that Walmart discriminated against them, and all female employees in salary, bonuses and training. The case was the largest workplace bias case in US history. The case was lost 5-4, but set a precedent for similar suits across the country. Photo: AFP

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