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Court holds employer is responsible for conciliation failure because it refused to make counter-offer to EEOC's baseless monetary demand

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2013

Recently, in EEOC v. Wedco, Inc., No. 3:12-CV-00523 (D. Nev. March 12, 1013), the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada considered whether

Managing transgender issues in the workplace following the EEOC's Macy ruling

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 11 2012

Although no federal statute explicitly prohibits employment discrimination based on gender identity, courts have increasingly held that transgender individuals are protected from discrimination under federal law

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

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

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

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

Subjective decision making strikes again class certification denied for lack of commonality and typicality in case involving discretionary selection system for promotions, training, and pay increases

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

On September 29, 2013, Chief Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama in Bryant, et al. v

EEOC redux: Federal Judge holds California state agency exempt from Rule 23 requirements

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2013

We previously blogged about DFEH v. Law School Admissions Council, Inc., No. 12-CV-1830, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 57431 (N.D. Cal. April 22, 2013), and

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

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • 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

“What’s her phone number?” and other court-approved discovery requests in workplace class actions

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

In the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the war continues over pre-certification access to the personal information of