A Pennsylvania-based trucking company is being sued for allegedly
refusing to hire women drivers.
On Friday, March 31, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
filed suit in federal court against Pitt Ohio Express Inc., which is based in Pittsburgh.
According to The Associated Press,
the company is being accused of hiring male job candidates as truckers over
women who were equally or more qualified – a pattern that has allegedly been
taking place since 1997.
The suit represents more than 25 female job applicants, The AP reported.