Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion Wal-Mart v. Dukes, an important case addressing issues involving both employment law and class actions.    There has been an incredible amount of coverage and analysis of this opinion in both regular and legal media outlets and blogs (including our own summary in the DRI Publication, The Court Reporter).   Rather than repeating any of it here, the following are a few of the sources where you can find both good background information as well as helpful analysis about the potential impact of this case from both a business and legal perspective: 

What Does Wal-Mart Ruling Mean for Class Actions: from WSJ Law Blog

Supreme Court Rejects Class Action Against Wal-Mart:  Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Justices Curbs Class Actions, from

Supreme Court Erects Major Barriers to Class Actions…: National Law Journal’s

Seven Key Points for Employers from the Wal-Mart v. Dukes Opinion: from Ohio Employer’s Law Blog;

What Wal-Mart’s High Court Win Means for Employers, Large and Small, from The Employer Handbook Blog