EEOC Details Racial Bias Claims In 2nd Try Against Bass Pro

Law360, New York (July 23, 2012, 6:19 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission made a second effort Friday at a lawsuit accusing Bass Pro Outdoor World LLC of racial discrimination in hiring, filing an amended complaint that contains far more detail about its allegations of systematic efforts to keep blacks and Hispanics from the sporting goods chain's workforce.

U.S. Judge Keith P. Ellison had thrown out most of the EEOC's original lawsuit on May 31, saying the federal agency's evidence of a “handful of racist incidents” didn't support allegations of a companywide pattern...
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Case Information

Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC

Case Number



Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

442(Civil Rights: Jobs)

Date Filed

September 21, 2011

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