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Supreme Court Tells EEOC It May Be on the Hook for Fees if It Does Not Fulfill Its Statutory Pre-Suit Duties

USA - May 24 2016 Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) authorizes the award of attorneys' fees to a party who prevails in a discrimination or…

Co-authors: Michael A. Warner, Jr..


EEOC: Denial of Transgender Employees' Access to a Common Restroom Violates Title VII

USA - May 6 2016 On Monday the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a "Fact Sheet" setting forth its position that denying an employee equal access…

Co-authors: David A. Johnson.


Public Employer May Not Retaliate Against Employee Based on Perception that He Engaged in Political Activity

USA - April 29 2016 On Tuesday the U.S. Supreme Court held that a public employee could sue his employer for retaliation where the employer demoted him for engaging in…

Co-authors: Jennifer A. Dunn.


Relying on the Supreme Court’s ruling in Mach Mining, Illinois court holds that the sufficiency of an EEOC investigation is not judicially reviewable

USA - November 10 2015 As we have previously reported, the U.S. Supreme Court held earlier this year in EEOC v. Mach Mining, 135 S.Ct. 1645 (2015) that courts have the…


Court reaffirms viability of disparate impact theory in discrimination cases

USA - July 1 2015 Last week, the Supreme Court issued its highly anticipated ruling in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities…

Co-authors: Patrick M. DePoy.

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