JPMorgan Sanctioned For Destroying Docs In Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (February 28, 2013, 5:26 PM EST) -- An Ohio federal judge on Thursday sanctioned JPMorgan Chase Bank NA in a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission class action accusing the bank of creating an office environment hostile to women, ruling it had negligently allowed evidence to be destroyed.

According to U.S. District Judge Gregory L. Frost, JPMorgan had been put on notice multiple times that the EEOC would require certain “skill log-in” data from the bank’s Columbus, Ohio, office, and had wrongly allowed some of the data to be purged from its systems through...
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