No. 84-1588.

768 F.2d 884 (1985)

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION, Plaintiff-Appellee, and Delores Agee, Madeline Aiello, Edna Braten, Laura Bury, Neva Buttell, Helen Claver, Charolette Dickerson, Leslie Drummer, Gladys Dwyer, Mary Ebell, Margaret Evans, Pearl Fice, Nora Flynn, Rose Genusa, Annie Gibbons, Freda Goldsmith, Agnes Hall, Rose Harvey, Virgil Hayes, Doris Hornung, Harriet Hutton, Clara Jenkens, Mary Kaufmann, Mary Lafferty, Clara Maricle, Eleanor Marinich, Amelia Monroe, Emma Lou Moore, Ruth Osborn, Ann Pitcher, Julia Ross, Lavon Schuster, Margaret Thompson, Millie Wageman, Josephine Walker, Ann Williams, Grace Wort, Jessie Wright, and Geneva Wytcherly, Intervenors-Appellants, v. HIRAM WALKER & SONS, INC., and Distillery Workers of America, Local 55, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided July 24, 1985.

Rehearing Denied October 8, 1985.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Kevin W. Lyons, Peoria, Ill., for defendants-appellees.

Peggy R. Mastroianni, E.E.O.C., Washington, D.C., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before WOOD and FLAUM, Circuit Judges, and PELL, Senior Circuit Judge.

PELL, Senior Circuit Judge.

Appellants, thirty-nine former employees of Hiram Walker & Sons, Inc. (Walker or the company), appeal from a consent decree entered in settlement of a sex discrimination in employment suit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against the company. The district court permitted appellants to intervene for purposes of appeal. The issue on appeal is whether the district...


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