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And the drum beat continues - another court finds the EEOC's pre-litigation conciliation efforts insufficient

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 19 2013

In yet another case regarding the sufficiency of the EEOC's pre-litigation conciliation efforts, Judge Marcia Kriger of the U.S. District Court for

Broad discovery allowed by magistrate judge in plaintiffs' quest to certify a class in the Dukes v. Wal-Mart litigation

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 15 2013

As our blog readers may remember, the fourth amended complaint filed by plaintiffs in Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., No. 3:01-CV-02252 (N.D. Cal

The EEOC secures approval of $11 million consent decree in its largest settlement of 2012

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2012

The EEOC secured approval of its largest settlement in 2012 this past week in EEOC v. Yellow Transportation, Inc. and YRC, Inc., No. 09-7693 (N.D. Ill. June 28, 2012), a pattern or practice lawsuit involving allegations of systemic race discrimination

The EEOC secures injunctive relief in sex harassment lawsuit

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2012

The U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada recently issued an opinion in EEOC v. Prospect Airport Services, Inc., U.S. Dist. LEXIS 103256 (D. Nev. July 25, 2012), which granted the EEOC sweeping injunctive relief and ordered the Defendant to implement steps to deter future violations of sexual harassment

The EEOC gets knocked out of the ring

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2012

On August 7, 2012, Judge Martin Reidinger of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina “knocked out” the EEOC’s lawsuit against Propak Logistics, Inc. (“Propak”) - in EEOC v. Propak Logistics Inc., No. 1:09-CV-311 (W.D.N.C. Aug. 7, 2012), - due to the EEOC’s unreasonable and prejudicial delay in prosecuting the suit

The EEOC “throws a challenge flag” at massive fee award

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2014

The EEOC has launched a "Hail Mary pass" just in time for the NFL's conference championship weekend. On January 16, 2014, the Commission has asked

Rise of the zombie lawsuit: Fifth Circuit revives former Dukes class member’s individual claims against her former employer

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

As we previously reported, following the re-booting of discrimination claims by a member of the former class in Dukes et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc

Separation agreement attack redux EEOC takes another swing at employer’s standard release language, and loses on key claims

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 8 2014

Earlier this year, we blogged about the EEOC's aggressive attack on CVS Pharmacy Inc.'s standard release agreement which contained terms more

Court finds the EEOC's delay in pursuing lawsuit unreasonable

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 19 2012

On June 28, 2012, Judge Thomas D. Schroeder of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina gave employers an additional tool for combating an increasingly common EEOC practice of dragging out investigations and the initiation of lawsuits

Texas district court allows former Dukes plaintiffs to appeal dismissal of discrimination claims found time-barred

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2013

As we previously reported, on October 28, 2012, former class members in Dukes, et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. filed a lawsuit entitled Odle, et al