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

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • 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

The top 5 most intriguing decisions in EEOC cases of 2012

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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

“Macho man discrimination” the EEOC scores Fifth Circuit win in gender-stereotype suit

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

As we previously blogged here, the EEOC has historically paid particular interest to cases involving gender stereotypes, with various degrees of

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

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

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

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

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
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • 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