EEOC Fights To Keep Method For Pursuing Large-Scale Cases

Law360, New York (April 9, 2012, 6:24 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Monday took a step to preserve its method for initiating large-scale discrimination cases, asking the Eighth Circuit to reconsider a ruling that requires the agency to identify all potential class members before filing a lawsuit.

The EEOC filed a petition for a rehearing, either by the panel or en banc, of the panel decision in its sexual harassment case against interstate trucking company CRST Van Expedited Inc., a decision attorneys say forces big changes in how the agency handles...
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