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Law360, New York (December 8, 2015, 1:54 PM ET) — Wisconsin Plastics Inc. continued its bid Monday to escape a lawsuit alleging it fired Hmong and Hispanic workers who lacked English language skills that weren’t necessary to do their jobs, arguing there is no evidence it had illegal motives.

In a filing in federal court in Green Bay, Wisconsin, the metal and plastic products manufacturer said the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and some ex-workers have filed more than 2,400 pages of documents opposing its request that the case be dismissed. 

Despite this “mountain” of paperwork,…

Source: Law360