EEOC Went Too Far With HomeNurse Subpoena, Judge Says

Law360, New York (October 1, 2013, 9:58 PM EDT) -- An Atlanta magistrate judge quashed a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission subpoena Monday that sought information related to a former HomeNurse Inc. worker's bias claim, blasting the EEOC for misusing its authority and investigating class claims for which there was no aggrieved party.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Walter E. Johnson refused to enforce a subpoena against HomeNurse, which provides home health aides and nursing care in Georgia, ruling against the EEOC in a dispute over a fired worker's allegations of retaliation and classwide discrimination against disabled people,...
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