7th Circuit Upholds Rejection Of EEOC’s Team Concept Instruction

(January 13, 2016, 6:18 PM EST) -- CHICAGO — The Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Jan. 4 upheld a trial court’s rejection of a jury instruction proposed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission concerning the sharing of essential job functions within a team working environment (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. AutoZone, Incorporated, et al., No. 15-1753, 7th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 13).

(Opinion available. Document #73-160115-014Z.)

AutoZone Inc. sells automobile parts in retail stores located throughout the United States. Margaret Zych began working at the store in Cudahy, Wis., in...
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