Bass Pro Can't Get EEOC Suit Nixed Over Conciliation

Law360, New York (March 4, 2014, 8:41 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge on Tuesday rejected Bass Pro Outdoor World LLC's claim that the U.S. Equal Employment Commission had failed to make a good faith attempt to reach a settlement before suing the company for allegedly discriminating against minority applicants and employees.

U.S. District Judge Keith P. Ellison rebuffed Bass Pro's bid to get the case nixed for failure to conciliate, but did agree to nix failure-to-hire claims brought on behalf of applicants who had sought positions after the EEOC issued its determination letter, saying...
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