La. Group Asks 5th Circ. To Flip EEOC Harassment Win

Law360, Los Angeles (November 1, 2011, 8:51 PM EDT) -- Louisiana Associated General Contractors Inc. filed an amicus brief Monday urging the Fifth Circuit to reverse a district court decision against Boh Bros. Construction Co. LLC in a same-sex workplace harassment suit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

The state trade association asked the Fifth Circuit to reverse a lower court’s denial of Boh Bros.’ motion for judgment as a matter of law in the case, arguing that the 1998 Supreme Court decision in Oncale v. Sundown Offshore Services Inc. does not support a...
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