EEOC Argues Against Attorney Fees Award In Gender Bias Suit

(March 10, 2016, 10:25 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The defendant in a gender bias suit was not the “prevailing party” despite the finding that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission failed to satisfy Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964’s administrative preconditions to filing a lawsuit, the EEOC argues in a respondent brief filed Feb. 18 in the U.S. Supreme Court (CRST Van Expedited, Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, No. 14-1375, U.S. Sup.).

(Respondent brief available. Document #73-160311-023B.)

As a result, the EEOC continues, there should be no award...
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