Split 6th Circuit Upholds Attorney Fee Award To Be Paid By EEOC In Bias Suit

Split 6th Circuit Upholds Attorney Fee Award To Be Paid By EEOC In Bias Suit

CINCINNATI - A split Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Oct. 7 upheld an award of $751,942.48 in fees and costs for a temp agency accused by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of having a companywide policy of denying employment to people with felony records and that the policy had a disparate impact on blacks (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Peoplemark, Inc., No. 11-2582, 6th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 20408).

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