EEOC Appeals HP Reverse Discrimination Suit

Law360, New York (June 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has appealed a case alleging that Hewlett-Packard Company discriminated against a "highly educated white man."

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit docketed the case Wednesday. The docketing comes not quite three months after Judge Melinda Harmon of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas dismissed the case, finding the commission had failed to prove its case.

The EEOC filed the suit against HP in April 2005, alleging that the company had discriminated against John...
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