Tuesday, April 10, 2012

EEOC seeks rehearing in trucker harassment case

Business Week
The Associated PressApril 9, 2012, 5:39PM ET
by Ryan J. Foley


The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission asked a federal appeals court Monday to reconsider a ruling that could hurt its ability to pursue class-action discrimination lawsuits on behalf of workers in the Midwest.

The agency filed a petition asking the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider a February ruling that dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of more than 100 women who claimed they were sexually harassed by male drivers at an Iowa trucking company.

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