EEOC Fights To Nix Fee Award From Tossed Propak Bias Suit

Law360, New York (November 21, 2013, 2:56 PM EST) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission urged the Fourth Circuit Tuesday to overturn a $189,000 attorneys' fee award against the agency in a class action that accused Propak Logistics Inc. of refusing to hire non-Hispanics and was thrown out due to “unreasonable delay” on the EEOC's part.  

The EEOC's reply brief said that the lower court abused its discretion by basing its fee award not only on legal errors, but facts that were either irrelevant, unsupported or contradicted by the record, and insisted it had a...
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Case Information

Case Title

EEOC v. Propak Logistics, Incorporated

Case Number



Appellate - 4th Circuit

Nature of Suit

2442 Jobs

Date Filed

May 29, 2013

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