EEOC Says Ruling Validates Its Investigation Tactics

Law360, New York (May 16, 2012, 8:45 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Tuesday touted a recent ruling upholding a disability discrimination case against a towing company as support for its authority to sue on behalf of unidentified class members, signaling it won't back down from its controversial investigation methods anytime soon.

In contrast with other recent court decisions that have called the EEOC's tactics for initiating large-scale discrimination cases into question, Judge Ruben Castillo of the Northern District of Illinois on Friday rejected United Road Towing Inc.'s contention that the agency...
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Case Information

Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. United Road Towing, Inc.

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

442(Civil Rights: Jobs)


Honorable Ruben Castillo

Date Filed

September 30, 2010

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