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Chicago Poised to Become Next City to Require Paid Sick Leave for Employees

USA - June 17 2016 Yesterday Chicago became poised to join a growing group of U.S. cities to mandate paid sick leave for employees when a Chicago City Council committee…

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…

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