Meatpacker Seeks Partial Win In EEOC Religious-Bias Suit

Law360, New York (December 23, 2015, 10:41 PM ET) — Meatpacker JBS should prevail against four former employees who are part of a broader Equal Employment Opportunity Commission suit that alleges religious and national origin discrimination, as it actually fired them because they stopped working, the company told Nebraska federal court on Wednesday.

JBS USA LLC urged the court to issue summary judgment in its favor on the claims filed on the workers’ behalf by the EEOC that it violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by discriminating against them based on their…

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