Nestle Employment Bias Subpoena Still Too Broad, Judge Says

Law360, New York (June 26, 2012, 6:09 PM ET) -- A Kentucky federal judge on Tuesday declined for a second time to enforce a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission subpoena against Nestle SA over allegations that Nestle discriminated against employees based on genetic information, saying the scope was too broad.

U.S. District Judge Joseph M. Hood said that a subpoena seeking information on all physicians that Nestle referred its employees to for physical or medical exams was not justified by accusations from Michael Peel, who was laid off after providing his family’s medical history to a...
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Case Information

Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Nestle Prepared Foods

Case Number



Kentucky Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Employment


Joseph M. Hood

Date Filed

November 3, 2011

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