EEOC Fishing For Evidence In Race-Bias Case, AutoZone Says

By Kelly Knaub (April 14, 2015, 5:18 PM EDT) -- AutoZone Inc. urged an Illinois federal judge Tuesday to deny the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's recent bid to compel information on bias complaints and employee compensation, saying the agency is "attempting to fish for evidence" to back up a worker's race discrimination claim.

The company argued that testimony by African-American sales manager Kevin Stuckey in February clearly demonstrated he was not subject to any adverse employment action, let alone to any adverse action because of his race, pointing to statements in which he allegedly said he could not remember if he had asked for the transfer to another retail store....

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