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Biz Groups Back Sterling Jewelers Win In EEOC Bias Case

Law360, New York (April 3, 2015, 6:44 PM EDT) -- The Equal Employment Advisory Council, National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center and Retail Litigation Center Inc. filed an amicus brief with the Second Circuit Thursday, saying the district court correctly dismissed the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s sex bias case against Sterling Jewelers Inc.

The organizations said that because the EEOC sued Sterling under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act for nationwide pattern-or-practice sex discrimination in pay and promotions, without actually investigating the allegation as part of its pre-suit administrative activities, the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity C v. Sterling Jewelers, Inc.

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Appellate - 2nd Circuit

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Date Filed

May 15, 2014

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