The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is appealing a federal court order to pay CRST Van Expedited nearly $4.7 million for legal expenses for defending itself from EEOC lawsuits.
A federal judge has ordered the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to pay CRST Van Expedited nearly $4.7 million.
The case involved dozens of female truckers who alleged sexual harassment.
Agency alleges carrier unlawfully subjected driver applicants to medical screenings and rejected them because of disabilities or perceived disabilities.
Among the commission’s filings are lawsuits against Sutter Transfer Service, Stevens Transport and Joe Ryan Trucking.
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Commission has sued Prime Inc. over allegations the carrier discriminated against female driver applicants.
The commission charged the hauler violated Americans with Disabilities Act compliance after it fired a trucker who reported he had abused alcohol.
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