EEOC Insists It Prevailed In CRST Sexual Harassment Fight

Law360, New York (April 17, 2013, 3:49 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission urged an Iowa federal court Tuesday to reject CRST Van Expedited Inc.'s bid for $5.5 million in fees and costs incurred fighting sweeping sexual harassment claims, arguing that the case wasn't frivolous and that the agency, not CRST, had prevailed.

A defendant in a Title VII case can be awarded fees it that defendant is the prevailing party and the lawsuit was frivolous, unreasonable or groundless, and CRST doesn't satisfy either of those two requirements, the EEOC said in a...
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