6th Circ. Revives EEOC’s Skanska Race Discrimination Suit

Law360, New York (December 11, 2013, 9:29 PM EST) -- The Sixth Circuit on Wednesday reversed a district court’s decision to dismiss the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s racial discrimination suit against Skanska USA Building Inc., saying that although the discrimination affected a subcontractors' employees, Skanska was their de facto employer.

In an unpublished opinion by a three-judge panel Wednesday, the appellate court ruled there were sufficient legal grounds to try Skanska as a joint employer in a suit brought by the EEOC and construction site elevator operator Maurice Knox alleging Skanska discriminated against Knox and several...
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EEOC v. Skanska USA Building, Inc.


Case Number

12-5967

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Appellate - 6th Circuit

Nature of Suit

1442 Civil Rights: Jobs

Date Filed

August 17, 2012

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