Fifth Circuit revives Texas offshoot of Dukes v. Walmart class action

After the Supreme Court (in)famously reversed class certification in the nationwide Dukes v. Walmart employment discrimination class action in 2011, smaller class actions have gone forward in its place in various parts of the country. The case against Walmart in Texas was dismissed by the district court based on the statute of limitations. This week, the Fifth Circuit reversed, holding that the class members' claims were tolled in accordance with a California district court's order in the prior case.

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