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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

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

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

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

EEOC's subpoena thwarted, despite supposedly time-barred response

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 22 2011

The EEOC routinely claims that its subpoena power is extremely broad and vigorously resists any attempt to reign in that power

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

EEOC stung for failing to produce claimant immigration status

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • 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

Employers beware - the EEOC's FY 2011 EEOC annual Performance and Accountability Report confirms its focus on systemic discrimination litigation

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2011

This past week the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued its FY 2011 Performance and Accountability Report

Enough is enough: employers take a stand against the EEOC's enforcement tactics

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2012

Three large trade groups representing millions of the country’s businesses and employers entered the appellate fray last Thursday with their filing of an amicus brief before the Sixth Circuit in EEOC v. Peoplemark, Inc