Split 7th Circuit Denies Rehearing En Banc In EEOC Racial Bias Suit

Mealey's (December 6, 2017, 1:21 PM EST) -- CHICAGO — A split Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Nov. 21 denied a petition for rehearing en banc in a racial bias lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under a little-used statute on behalf of a sales manager who claimed that he was transferred out of a particular store because he was a different race than the surrounding neighborhood (United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. AutoZone, Inc., et al., No. 15-3201, 7th Cir., 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 23704).

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