Cintas Denied 6th Circ. Rehearing Of EEOC Bias Suit

Law360, New York (January 17, 2013, 8:01 PM EST) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Thursday that the Sixth Circuit had rejected Cintas Corp.'s bid for a full-bench review after a panel reinstated the agency's suit alleging hiring discrimination against a class of women.

Cintas was seeking an en banc rehearing of a three-judge panel's Nov. 9 ruling that U.S. District Judge Sean Cox had erred in finding that before filing the suit, the EEOC hadn't investigated or sought to conciliate on a classwide basis claims that the uniform maker engaged in an “intentional...
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