EEOC Fights Womble Carlyle's Sanctions Bid In Bias Suit

Law360, New York (November 20, 2013, 7:16 PM EST) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission urged a North Carolina federal court Friday to deny Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP's bid for sanctions over evidence discarded by the ex-worker behind a disability bias case, claiming that evidence would have helped — not hurt — the agency's case.

The EEOC urged the court to deny Womble Carlyle's Oct. 22 motion for spoliation sanctions, arguing that the agency took reasonable efforts to make sure that Charlesetta Jennings — who the firm allegedly fired after cancer treatment left...
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