Dollar General Denied EEOC Hiring Data In Racial Bias Row

Law360, Los Angeles (June 19, 2015, 8:31 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge overseeing a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission race bias case over Dollar General’s criminal background check policy on Friday again rejected the discount retailer’s bid for access to EEOC’s own use of background checks, saying the company’s arguments were unpersuasive.

In denying Dollar General’s motion for reconsideration of a May 5 ruling, U.S. District Judge Andrea R. Wood said the company mischaracterized the court’s order that the EEOC need not produce information regarding its own use of background checks and criminal history...
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Case Information

Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. DolGenCorp LLC

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

442(Civil Rights: Jobs)


Honorable Andrea R. Wood

Date Filed

June 11, 2013

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