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Consol Takes EEOC 'Mark of the Beast' Suit To 4th Circ.

Law360, New York (March 4, 2016, 3:00 PM EST) -- Consol Energy has asked the Fourth Circuit to review a $600,000 West Virginia federal jury verdict in a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission religious bias suit stemming from an employee’s departure over hand scanners he thought were the work of the devil.

The company notified the court on Wednesday that it planned to appeal the outcome of the EEOC’s suit, brought on behalf of a worker who thought technology requiring workers to scan their hands to clock in and out signified the “mark of the beast”...
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Case Information

Case Title

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Consol Energy, Inc. et al

Case Number



West Virginia Northern

Nature of Suit

442(Civil Rights: Jobs)


Senior Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr

Date Filed

September 23, 2013


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