Background Check Suit Fees Show Courts Won't Coddle EEOC

Law360, New York (October 8, 2013, 8:18 PM EDT) -- A decision by the Sixth Circuit that puts the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on the hook for legal fees in its bungled lawsuit over a company's alleged criminal screening policy joins a growing list of rulings that show courts will hold the agency accountable when it brings claims it can't back up, attorneys say.

In a 2-1 decision Monday, the Sixth Circuit affirmed a Michigan federal court's order requiring the EEOC to cough up nearly $752,000 to reimburse temporary staffing company Peoplemark Inc. for the...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

EEOC v. Peoplemark, Inc.


Case Number

11-2582

Court

Appellate - 6th Circuit

Nature of Suit

1442 Civil Rights: Jobs

Date Filed

December 15, 2011

Law Firms

Companies

Government Agencies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.