Watkins Motor Lines, Inc.
In EEOC v. Watkins Motor Lines Inc., 553 F.3d 593 (7th Cir. 2009), the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals reversed a district court decision and held that a charging party’s attempt to withdraw a claim he filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) did not end the EEOC’s…
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In June 2004, after experiencing three incidents of employee-on-employee murder or attempted murder, Watkins Motor Lines decided not to hire anyone who had been convicted of a violent crime. Three months later Watkins rejected Jackson’s application because of his criminal record. He filed a complaint with the EEOC which opened…
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