Two female ex-employees of Walmart, Otisha Woolbright and Talisa Borders, along with A Better Balance, National Women's Law Center and DC-based law firm Mehri & Skalet,have filed a lawsuit against Walmart claiming their superiors treated thousands of pregnant workers as "second class citizens".

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