Women Protest Wal-Mart Decision

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WASHINGTON -- The day after the Supreme Court ruled against the female Wal-Mart employees in a historic lawsuit for alleged sex discrimination, the National Women’s Law Center, the National Partnership for Women and Families, and the National Organization for Women coordinated a demonstration in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. Similar protests took place across the country.

In an interview with La Opinión, a representative from National Partnership for Women and Families claimed that Wal-Mart’s Latina employees are particularly vulnerable, as they face discrimination on the basis of both gender and race.

Today, Senator Robert Menéndez, D-N.Y., and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., will re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment in Congress in response to the Wal-Mart decision.