Unit Drilling Loses Bid To Nix EEOC Sex Bias Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (November 1, 2013, 9:41 PM EDT) -- An Oklahoma federal judge ruled Friday that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission gave proper notice and showed good faith efforts at conciliation in its sex discrimination suit against Unit Drilling Co., denying the company’s motion to dismiss the agency’s suit.

U.S. District Judge Terence C. Kern said that even though the EEOC notified Unit Drilling that only four specific women had alleged they were not hired because of their gender, it had told the company it was expanding its investigation nationwide, rejecting the company's claims that...
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Case Information

Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Unit Drilling Company et al

Case Number



Oklahoma Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Terence Kern

Date Filed

March 13, 2013

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