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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

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

EEOC stung for failing to produce claimant immigration status

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

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
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  • 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

Mixed ruling in EEOC religious discrimination case involving EEOC and private litigant claims

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 14 2011

On June 9, 2011, Judge Philip Brimmer in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado issued a complicated ruling addressing a tangle of administrative and procedural issues in the EEOC-initiated religious discrimination pattern or practice lawsuit entitled EEOC v. JBS USA, LLC, No. 10-CV-02103 (D. Colo. June 9, 2011

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

EEOC's bifurcated discovery and punitive damages gambit rejected in race discrimination pattern or practice case

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 21 2012

On February 1, 2012, Judge William Lawrence of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana gave employers an added boost in combating a common EEOC litigation tactic in pattern or practice cases

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

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • 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

EEOC wins sweeping injunctive relief following Illinois ADA trial

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 22 2011

It is a fact of workplace litigation that trials of employment discrimination cases are rare - only an extremely small number of cases filed in federal district courts ever go to a jury