Payday Lender Wants New Trial In EEOC Bipolar Bias Case

Law360, New York (April 26, 2012, 10:10 PM EDT) -- Cottonwood Financial Ltd. fought to reverse a ruling that the payday lender discriminated against a bipolar store manager, saying Tuesday that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission offered no proof that the company regarded the worker as disabled.

In a motion for a new trial filed in Washington federal court, Cottonwood, which does business as The Cash Store, also said the EEOC failed to prove that the company had a fair opportunity to address worker Sean Reilly's discrimination allegations prior to litigation.

The motion challenges U.S....
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Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Cottonwood Financial LTD


Case Number

2:09-cv-05073

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Washington Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

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Edward F. Shea

Date Filed

August 19, 2009

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