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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

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

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

Saks puts up its “Dukes”? Judge rules class members too dissimilar in denying class certification

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2013

Last week, in Till v. Saks Inc., U.S. District Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong of the Northern District of California denied Plaintiffs' motion to

Standing defenses in class action litigation under Title VII

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

It is not uncommon for an employer to face vague or overbroad class claims premised on one employee’s injury limited to a specific set of facts

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

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

Wal-Mart v. Dukes strikes again - Sixth Circuit denies class certification to applicants in Title VII gender discrimination case against Cintas

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 3 2013

On May 30, 2013, the Sixth Circuit decided that class certification denial was proper in a proposed nationwide sex discrimination class action

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