Flight attendants are known for working in an exceptionally dangerous field. This job is one of the most unhealthy in the United States, since flight attendants spend so much time in close quarters with passengers, have abnormal sleep patterns, and often work in unclean work environments. When Delta Airlines introduced new uniforms that attendants were […]
In a controversial decision in mid-June, the Supreme Court rejected class action status for 1.6 million women who sought to sue mega-store Wal-Mart for employment discrimination in what would have been history’s largest class action lawsuit. More than a year earlier, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals approved the lawsuits, arguing that the #1 company on Fortune’s list of 500 largest companies must address claims that women are paid less than men for the same jobs and are less likely to receive promotions. But by a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court said it was a stretch to decide the fate of 1.6 million discrimination lawsuits at once, a major set back for Wal-Mart discrimination plaintiffs.