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The top 5 most intriguing decisions in EEOC cases of 2012

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 25 2013

Calling all loyal readers of our blog our annual EEOC litigation study is here: the launch of our book entitled EEOC-Initiated Litigation: Case Law

The top 5 most intriguing decisions in EEOC cases of 2013 (and a pre-publication preview of our annual EEOC litigation report)

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 31 2013

We are pleased to offer a year-end bonus for all of our loyal readers of our blog - a pre-publication preview of our annual study of EEOC litigation

The EEOC turns up the heat in its race harassment lawsuit

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 13 2012

As we blogged about here, the EEOC stated in its Draft Strategic Enforcement Plan that it is increasingly focused on preventing and, when necessary, litigating workplace harassment allegations

BFOQ defense trumps the EEOC - summary judgment entered against the Commission

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 17 2012

On September 13, 2012, Judge Ed Kinkeade of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas granted the Defendant’s motion for summary judgment in EEOC v. Exxon Mobil Corp., No. 06-CV-1732 (N.D. Tex. Sept. 13, 2012), on the EEOC’s allegations of age discrimination in violation of the ADEA

Bass Pro conciliation decision could open a can of worms for both EEOC and employers

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 6 2014

Over the past year, the EEOC has been under fire for its failure to conciliate with employers before filing a case in federal court. Conciliation is

It’s not just a speed bump: the EEOC loses another battle in its war on the mandatory conciliation process

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 9 2013

The EEOC has been consistent in its message about conciliation: nobody should tell us how to conciliate our cases, not even the courts. Conciliation

EEOC stung for failing to produce claimant immigration status

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 9 2012

In the latest act of a nearly two-year drama that has played out in both the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Judge Lonny R. Suko gave the EEOC a stark choice in a May 7, 2012 order - give up the immigration status of the women it represents in its sexual harassment lawsuit, or abandon any possible recovery on their claims

District Court rejects the EEOC's disability discrimination claim and rules that random alcohol tests do not violate the ADA

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 24 2013

In a unique case, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania recently dismissed the EEOC's allegations that the Defendant's

The EEOC declines to ask the Supreme Court to hear EEOC v. CRST

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 20 2012

The explosive ruling in EEOC v. CRST Van Expedited, Inc., 670 F.3d 897 (8th Cir. 2012), in which the Eighth Circuit reversed and remanded the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa’s order that sanctioned the EEOC a whopping $4.5 million, is easily a contender for our “Top 5 Most Intriguing Decisions In EEOC Cases Of 2012.”

Court sends message to EEOC: employer is given deference in accommodation decision

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 12 2012

Recently, in EEOC v. Ford Motor Co., No. 11-CV-13742 (E.D. Mich. Sept. 10, 2012), Judge John O’Meara of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan rejected the EEOC’s attempt to pursue allegations that the Defendant - Ford Motor Company - failed to accommodate its employee in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act and then retaliated against that same employee for filing a charge with the EEOC