Nos. 81-1312, 81-1515.

683 F.2d 864 (1982)

Curtis HOLSEY; Jackie L. Drakeford; Julius Frazier; and Mynell Bennett; Linwood Edwards; Laura Harvey; Janie Hill, Appellees, v. ARMOUR & COMPANY, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.

Decided July 23, 1982.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

W. R. Loftis, Jr., Winston-Salem, N. C. (W. F. Maready, Petree, Stockton, Robinson, Vaughn, Glaze & Maready, Winston-Salem, N. C., on brief), for appellant.

J. LeVonne Chambers, Charlotte, N. C. (John T. Nockleby, Chambers, Ferguson, Watt, Wallas, Adkins & Fuller, P. A., Charlotte, N. C., on brief), for appellees.

Before BUTZNER, RUSSELL and SPROUSE, Circuit Judges.


Armour & Company appeals from a district court judgment concluding that the company engaged in racially discriminatory practices violative of Title VII, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq. and 42 U.S.C. § 1981. Because the district court may have improperly allocated the burden of proof, we vacate the judgment of the district court and remand the case for further proceedings.

Following the district court's decision in this case, the...

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