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Bass Pro Denied a Second Bite in Challenging Broad Bias Lawsuit

May 1, 2017, 6:12 PM

A federal appeals court won’t reconsider its earlier decision that allows the EEOC to pursue a broad nationwide lawsuit claiming Bass Pro Outdoor World LLC discriminates against black and Hispanic workers (EEOC v. Bass Pro Outdoor World LLC, 2017 BL 142011, 5th Cir., No. 15-20078, full court review denied 4/28/17).

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit April 28 deadlocked 7-7 on Bass Pro’s petition for full court review of a very technical aspect of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s lawsuit that has major implications for the agency’s ability to recover damages from employers in certain ...