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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
  • -
  • 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

2014’s top 5 most intriguing decisions in EEOC-initiated litigation (and a preview of our annual EEOC litigation report)

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 2 2015

Every year at this time we like to offer our loyal readers a pre-publication preview of our annual report on developments and trends in

Year-starting stumbles: the EEOC’s aggressive tactics shot down twice in the first week of 2015

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2015

As we reported in our recent Annual EEOC Report (found here), the EEOC prides itself on its aggressive litigation theories and strategies. But just

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

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • 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

"Historic" verdict in EEOC v. Hill Country Farms reduced to $1.6 million but litigation continues as EEOC seeks injunctive relief against defunct company

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

We previously reported that the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) secured a verdict of $240 million in its lawsuit against

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

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

Déjà vu all over again: EEOC’s fiscal year-end lawsuit blitz once again catches dozens of employers in litigation net

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2014

In the words of the immortal bard Yogi Berra, “it’s like déjà vu all over again.” As we have reported in years past (see here and here), the EEOC has

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

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • 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

Saying good-bye to the failure to conciliate defense? - Seventh Circuit set to decide whether courts have any power to review EEOC conciliations

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 28 2013

Will the Seventh Circuit immunize the entire conciliation process from judicial review? It will if the EEOC has its way. The EEOC is pressing its