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Latest EEOC discrimination suit targets employment exam
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2015

For years, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") has taken the position that certain employment tests and screening procedures can


EEOC updates pregnancy discrimination guidance
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

Last week, the EEOC announced an update to its Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues ("Enforcement Guidance") to


Colorado Supreme Court okays discharge of medical marijuana-using employee
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

Colorado, like some other states including New York, has a law that generally prohibits an employer from discharging an employee for engaging in


U.S. Supreme Court holds failure to accommodate religion may be evidence of intentional discrimination
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

Today the U.S. Supreme Court held in favor of the EEOC in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Store Stores, Inc. The EEOC claimed that Abercrombie violated


California court dismisses FCRA class action against LinkedIn
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2015

In recent years, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) has become the focus of increasing litigation. By way of background, FCRA regulates consumer


Supreme Court concludes that EEOC conciliation efforts are reviewable by courts
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2015

On April 29, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously concluded that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) efforts to conciliate a


U.S. Supreme Court announces new standard for pregnancy discrimination claims
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2015

On Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS), which involves a claim of


Hawaii Supreme Court says employer failed to establish “rational relationship” between applicant’s drug conviction and position sought
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2015

Hawaii, like some other states, only permits employers to consider convictions that bear a "rational relationship to the duties and responsibilities


EEOC background check litigation strategy criticized
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2015

Readers who have been following the EEOC's efforts to prosecute employers who conduct background checks will be interested in the Wall Street


Fourth Circuit affirms summary judgment against EEOC in background check suit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2015

Last week, in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) v. Freeman, No. 13-2365 (4th Cir. Feb. 20, 2105), the Fourth Circuit affirmed the award