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•  Yahoo Finance reports that a proposed class action suit is moving forward against Walmart, accusing the company of forcing its female truck drivers to either wear company-approved men's uniform pants or "pay to buy and launder their own uniform-compliant garments … The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission gave Alabama driver Diana Webb approval to file the proposed class action claiming sex discrimination against similarly situated female Walmart drivers, after the agency said it would not proceed further with its investigation."

The suit charges that “Walmart is providing and cleaning uniform bottoms for the men."

The suit says that "in treating male and female employees differently, Walmart is violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits gender-based discrimination. In addition, the claim alleges that the company is unjustly enriching itself by sidestepping the expenses shouldered by its female drivers."