EEOC v. Watkins Motor Lines, Inc., 08-2483
In an action by the EEOC to enforce a subpoena connected to an investigation of Defendant-Employer's discriminatory hiring practices, the dismissal of the suit is reversed and remanded. Although there was no EEOC charge pending against Defendant-Employer, Title VII and 28 U.S.C. section 1345 gave the District Court subject matter jurisdiction.
- Argued 01/08/2009
- Decided 01/23/2009
- Published 01/23/2009
- EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge., Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, and EVANS and TINDER, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Gail S. Coleman (argued), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Washington, DC, for Plaintiff-Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Joan M. Canny (argued), Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Miami, FL, for Defendant-Appellee.