No. 77-2358.

609 F.2d 156 (1980)

Hector GARCIA, etc., Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Alton V. W. GLOOR et al., Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

January 4, 1980.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James A. Herrmann, Texas Rural Legal Aid, Inc., Harlingen, Tex., for plaintiff-appellant.

Ruben Rendon, San Francisco, Cal., for Mexican Amer. Legal Defense & Ed. Fund.

Joel G. Contreras, Vilma S. Martinez, San Francisco, Cal., William H. Ng, Washington, D. C., for Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

O. C. Hamilton, Neil Norquest, McAllen, Tex., for defendants-appellees.

Jerry Nugent, Austin, Tex., for Lumberman's Association of Texas.

Before FAY, RUBIN and HATCHETT, Circuit Judges.

ALVIN B. RUBIN, Circuit Judge:

Invoking Title VII, the Equal Employment Opportunity Act, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-2 [EEO Act], Hector Garcia, a native-born American of Mexican descent, challenges as discriminatory his employer's rule that prohibits employees engaged in sales work from speaking Spanish on the job. We find that the "speak-only-English" rule, as it was applied by Mr. Garcia's employer, does not discriminate on...

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