No. 86-2551.

857 F.2d 262 (1988)

Bobby N. OWENS, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. TEXACO, INC., and The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local 1792, Defendants Texaco, Inc., Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Rehearing and Rehearing Denied December 6, 1988.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James D. Garrison, J. Mart Mitchell, Houston, Tex., Griffin B. Bell, Frank C. Jones, David F. Guldenschuh, Atlanta, Ga., for Texaco, Inc.

Mark T. McDonald, Mark T. McDonald & Associates, Houston, Tex., for Owens.

Before CLARK, Chief Judge, GARZA and POLITZ, Circuit Judges.

Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc Denied December 6, 1988.

CLARK, Chief Judge:

This appeal arises from the judgment of the district court that the seniority system which Texaco, Inc. applied to Bobby Owens violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, and 42 U.S.C. § 1981. Because the district court's findings of fact are clearly erroneous, we reverse.


Bobby N. Owens was laid off by Texaco, Inc. on April...

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