EEOC Wants Bank Sanctioned For Destroying Evidence
By Linda Chiem
Law360, New York (November 22, 2013, 10:12 PM ET) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission asked a Florida federal court on Friday to sanction SunTrust Bank for allegedly destroying a video surveillance tape showing a branch manager repeatedly harassing female workers, the key evidence in the EEOC's sexual harassment suit.
The EEOC asked the Middle District of Florida federal court to enter an order sanctioning SunTrust in the form of an adverse inference instruction to the jury, saying the bank intentionally ruined the evidence handed over during discovery that allegedly showed Ken Sisson, a branch...