EEOC Sues Koch Foods For Sex, Origin Discrimination

Law360, New York (June 29, 2011, 6:44 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued Koch Foods of Mississippi LLC on Wednesday, alleging the poultry processing company subjected Hispanic plant workers to harassment and a hostile work environment based on their national origin and sex.

The EEOC also claims Koch retaliated against employees at its Morton, Miss., plant, including the seven workers named as charging parties in the suit, because they opposed Koch's conduct, which the agency says violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Wednesday's action adds one more employment-related...
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