EEOC Seeks Clarification Of Unidentified Class Member Rule

Law360, New York (September 6, 2012, 7:15 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sought permission Thursday to appeal an Illinois federal court’s partial dismissal of a class action alleging United Parcel Services Inc. discriminated against disabled employees, saying a higher court should decide if the EEOC could pursue claims against unidentified individuals.

In a reply brief, the commission renewed its July motion for a certificate of appealability and rebuffed UPS’ assertions that the commission was distracting the court in seeking the appeal.

“EEOC can cite a plethora of cases that recognize that EEOC...
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