In yet another pro-plaintiff employment discrimination decision, adivided state Supreme Court on Monday loosened the rule that bars stateDivision on Civil Rights claimants from proceeding in Superior Court atthe same time. The justices also expanded plaintiffs’ opportunities tosue predecessor corporations.

Both rulings came in the same case, Wilson v. Wal-Mart and Kmart, A-185. By a 6-1 majority, the justices reinstated a former middlemanager’s sexual harassment suit in Superior Court even though it wasfiled two months before she canceled an earlier action filed with theDivision on Civil Rights.

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