Pipeline Co. Loses Bid To Toss EEOC Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (June 9, 2010, 2:12 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission can take to trial its case against L.A. Pipeline Construction Co. alleging the company subjected black employees to a hostile work environment in violation of the Civil Rights Act, a judge has ruled.

Judge Edmund A. Sargus of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio on Tuesday largely denied L.A. Pipeline's motion for summary judgment, ruling that the EEOC had adequately alleged that the company did not sufficiently address harassment claims brought by a group of black...
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