Prevailing Defendant In Bias Suit Asks High Court For Attorney Fees From EEOC

(February 11, 2016, 10:34 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals erred when it reversed an attorney fee award for the prevailing defendant in a discrimination suit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, CRST Van Expedited Inc., the defendant, argues in its petitioner brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 19 (CRST Van Expedited, Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, No. 14-1375, U.S. Sup.).

(Petitioner brief available. Document #73-160212-023B.)

“The Eighth Circuit agreed that the EEOC ‘wholly failed to satisfy its statutory pre-suit obligations’...
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