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Disney seeks to block class-action request in gender pay suit

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The Walt Disney Co. asked a Los Angeles Superior Court to block a class-action status request in a pay discrimination lawsuit.

The suit alleges Disney pays female employees less than their male counterparts.

Disney's attorneys argue the class-action status should not be granted because the claims are too specific. The attorneys say the 10 women seeking the class-action status aren't representative of all the company's female employees.

"The Disney companies categorically deny that they pay any female employee less than her similarly situated male co-workers and will vigorously defend themselves against each plaintiff's individual claims. But that is all this case is — an assortment of individual claims, based on highly individualized allegations," Disney officials said in a court filing.

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