Bass Pro Slams EEOC Approach In Systemic Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (July 01, 2014, 4:33 PM ET) -- Bass Pro Outdoor World LLC on Monday criticized a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission race bias suit, telling a Texas federal court the agency has improperly attempted to meld a framework for proving systemic discrimination with a method intended for individual discrimination charges.

In a response brief, Bass Pro fought to keep intact a May 2012 ruling in which the court found that the EEOC could not use an analytical framework intended for pattern-or-practice discrimination claims — brought under Section 707 of Title VII of the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC

Case Number



Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

442(Civil Rights: Jobs)

Date Filed

September 21, 2011

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