EEOC Finds Not All Suits Created Equal

Law360, New York (December 13, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- After losing a discrimination case against an Arizona county government, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has been ordered to fork over more than $100,000 as punishment for bringing the suit in the first place.

On Tuesday, the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona demanded that the federal agency hand over tens of thousands of dollars to Maricopa County to cover the defendant's legal bill.

“The record in this case supports more than merely a finding that the EEOC pursued this case without substantial...
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