Coal Mine Co. Says EEOC Race Bias Suit Lacks Facts

Law360, New York (November 2, 2011, 6:14 PM EDT) -- An Alliance Resource Partners unit asked a Kentucky federal judge Wednesday to toss a suit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, arguing that the agency had failed to support its claim that the mine refused to hire a class of black applicants.

The EEOC’s complaint states that Alliance Resource Partners LP unit River View Coal LLC intentionally and maliciously “refused to hire Shawn King and a class of black applicants because of their race,” but fails to provide any specific factual allegations to back...
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