EEOC Passes Torch To DOJ In Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (August 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Taking over for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against a South Carolina county, accusing the local government of refusing to lift a finger to stop gender discrimination against a female worker.

On Monday, the DOJ took Spartanburg County to court, alleging violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 regarding former employee Jennifer Fowler.

“Defendant county has discriminated against Jennifer Fowler on the basis of her sex, subjecting Ms. Fowler to sexual harassment...
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