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Washington Court holds employer farm’s ban on guests in employee housing illegal

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 10 2014

On November 3, 2014, Honorable Susan K. Cook of the Superior Court of the State of Washington in and for the County of Skagit entered an order

EEOC pushes its strategic enforcement plan and advocates for transgender workplace protections under Title VII

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2014

No federal statute explicitly prohibits employment discrimination based on gender identity or expression. Nevertheless, in recent years, the EEOC has

Court upholds jury verdict that EEOC is not entitled to award of putative damages

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

On August 21, 2014, in the case EEOC v. Swissport Fueling, Inc., Case No. CV-10-02101-PHX-GMS (D. Ariz. Aug. 21, 2014) (a case we previously blogged

SCOTUS agrees to consider whether pregnant workers must be able to perform the essential functions of the job

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2014

Last week, in Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc.,the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to answer the question of whether an employer is required to

Central District of California denies class certification and it wasn’t even close

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 23 2014

Earlier this week, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California sent plaintiffs seeking to represent a putative class a reminder

California Supreme Court finds plaintiffs’ use of statistical evidence in class wage and hour litigation doesn’t add up: why California employers now have a higher probability of success after Duran v. U.S. Bank

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 5 2014

With years in the making, the long-awaited decision of the California Supreme Court in Duran v. U.S. Bank has finally arrived and represents a

The California DFEH secures a multimillion dollar settlement in its high-profile systemic action against the Law School Admission Council

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 22 2014

On May 20, 2014, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing ("DFEH") announced the impending settlement of its high-profile systemic

Enough is enough: Retail Litigation Center advises court that the EEOC has overstepped in attack on releases

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2014

As many of our loyal readers are aware, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District

New ruling in the San Francisco police officers case dilutes Wal-Mart’s impact on class certification motions

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2014

On April 24, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Stockwell v. City & Cnty. Of San Francisco, Case No. 12-15070 (9th Cir. April 24

Facilitating facilities in the workplace: the DFEH litigates a gender identity access case

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2014

The California Fair Employment and Housing Act ("FEHA") makes both gender identity and gender expression characteristics protected against employment