8th Circ. Snub May Make EEOC Revamp Investigation Tactics

Law360, New York (June 12, 2012, 10:02 PM ET) -- In a blow to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's systemic litigation program, the Eighth Circuit has refused to rehear en banc a sexual harassment case against CRST Van Expedited Inc., a decision experts said Tuesday could force the agency to make major changes to how it initiates large-scale discrimination cases.

The appeals court rejected the EEOC's rehearing bid Friday, with only three judges voting in favor of en banc review. The agency was seeking to overturn a panel decision affirming the dismissal of almost all...
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