A federal court has denied a motion by Scion Dental, Inc. to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit filed in September 2016 by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) before trial, the federal agency announced today. Scion Dental is a dental benefit administration company based in Menomonee Falls, Wis. The EEOC charged that Scion Dental violated federal law when it refused to hire an African-American temporary employee into a permanent position because of her race.