6th. Circ. Won't Revive EEOC's Fee Bid In Peoplemark Suit

Law360, New York (March 10, 2014, 3:02 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit on Monday denied the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's effort to obtain an en banc review of a decision that left it on the hook for legal fees after an unsuccessful race bias suit against staffing agency Peoplemark Inc.

In a brief 2-1 opinion, the panel held that the EEOC's petition for rehearing did not pinpoint any aspects of the ruling that required additional scrutiny from the entire bench, upholding its own October decision that said a companywide background check policy with an...
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