8th Circ. Mostly OKs Toss Of EEOC’s Trucker Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (February 22, 2012, 8:20 PM EST) -- The Eighth Circuit on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of almost all of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's lawsuit on behalf female drivers at CRST Van Expedited Inc. but vacated a $4.5 million attorneys' fee award to the trucking company.

The EEOC filed suit on behalf of 270 female CRST employees in 2007, claiming that the interstate trucking company was responsible for severe and pervasive sexual harassment in its training program for new drivers. An Iowa federal judge ruled in the company's favor on a series...
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