EEOC Must Pay $4.7M In CRST Sexual Harassment Fight

Law360, New York (August 2, 2013, 1:26 PM EDT) -- An Iowa federal judge on Thursday ordered the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to pick up the tab for $4.7 million in attorneys' fees and expenses CRST Van Expedited Inc. incurred fighting sweeping sexual harassment claims the court found “unreasonable or groundless.”

U.S. District Judge Linda R. Reade handed down a 40-page order partially granting the trucking company's March 18 motion for attorneys' fees and expenses, and ordered the EEOC to pay CRST $4,189,295.10 in fees, $91,758.46 in costs and $413,387.58 in expenses.

Judge Reade concluded...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. CRST Van Expedited Inc -

Case Number



Iowa Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Linda R Reade

Date Filed

September 27, 2007

Law Firms


Government Agencies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.