Monday, September 17, 2007
MALE "CALL." A federal court has ruled that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) may proceed to trial with its gender discrimination lawsuit against L.A. Weight Loss Centers, Inc., on behalf of qualified male applicants nationwide. The EEOC also charged that L.A. Weight Loss disciplined and ultimately terminated employee Kathy Koch, a trainer with the company, in retaliation for attempting to hire male applicants and for her complaints that the company failed to hire qualified male applicants because of their gender.
You can read more about this case here. There is also evidence that L.A. Weight Loss failed to maintain relevant employment records and the Court "granted the
EEOC's request for an injunction requiring L.A. Weight Loss to preserve
relevant records and give an adverse inference jury instruction
regarding the destruction of these employment records."
If I'm L.A. Weight Loss, I think the time has come to shed this case.