Signal Int'l Denied Worker Immigration Info In EEOC Suit

Law360, New York (September 16, 2013, 6:21 PM EDT) -- Signal International LLC won't be entitled to discovery on the immigration status of the workers involved in the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's lawsuit accusing the company of mistreating 500 Indian employees, a Louisiana federal magistrate ruled last week. 

U.S. Magistrate Judge Daniel E. Knowles III on Sept. 10 sided with the EEOC and the individual workers who intervened in the agency's suit, prohibiting the marine services company from inquiring into any individual's immigration history or status. Knowles said allowing the company to dig into such...
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