Title VII Plaintiffs Seek Relief From Tower Auto's Stay

Law360, New York (August 23, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A group of more than 60 plaintiffs in a Title VII case against Tower Automotive Products Co. Inc. in an Illinois district court has asked a bankruptcy judge in Manhattan to lift the automatic stay that halted the discrimination suit when the auto parts maker filed for Chapter 11 protection.

On Wednesday, the movants, who each filed a proof of claim against Tower in the bankruptcy court for $300,000, asked U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Allan L. Gropper to allow their discrimination suit, which involves allegations that Tower...
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