Cases & Deals

CSXT defends lawsuit over physical capabilities testing

Client(s) CSX Corporation

Jones Day represented CSX Corporation affiliate CSX Transportation, Inc. ("CSXT") in a nationwide class lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging that CSXT's physical capabilities testing for certain of its operational, safety-sensitive transportation positions disparately impacted female job applicants in violation of Title VII. Prior to any significant litigation, the parties entered into a consent decree in June 2018.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. CSX Transportation, Inc., No. 3:17-cv-03731 (S.D. W. Va.)