2nd Circuit: Courts May Review Only If There Was An EEOC Investigation

(September 10, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, courts may review whether the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission conducted an investigation, not whether the investigation was sufficient, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Sept. 9 (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Sterling Jewelers Inc., No. 14-1782, 2nd Cir.).

(Opinion available. Document #73-150911-021Z.)

Sterling Jewelers Inc. is the largest fine jewelry company in the United States, operating chains including Kay Jewelers and Jared-the Galleria of Jewelry. Between 2005 and 2007, the EEOC...
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