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2015’s Top 5 Most Intriguing Decisions In EEOC-Initiated Litigation (And A Preview Of Our Annual EEOC Litigation Report)
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 30 2015

We are pleased to offer our loyal blog readers our analysis of the five most intriguing decisions in 2015 relative to EEOC lawsuits, along with a


Employers beware: EEOC’s 2015 Performance and Accountability Report reaffirms its commitment to high profile, systemic litigation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2015

On November 19, 2015, the EEOC released its annual 2015 Performance and Accountability Report ("PAR"). The Report reflects the progress of the EEOC's


Groundhog day in September another repeat of the EEOC fiscal year-end lawsuit filing frenzy
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2015

As the clock ticked down on the EEOC's fiscal year (which ended on September 30), we are struck once again by the eerily consistent trend in the


Court orders EEOC to pay defendants’ attorney’s fees for “baseless, unreasonable and frivolous” lawsuit
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2015

On March 18, 2015, in EEOC v. Global Horizons, Inc., et al., Case No. 2:11-CV-03045, Judge Edward F. Shea of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern


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


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


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


“One step too far” Court shoots down the EEOC’s kitchen sink subpoena
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 25 2014

Employers have become accustomed to the federal courts rubber stamping EEOC subpoenas seeking company-wide information based on a single charge of


Not impressed by the chutzpah: Court refuses to bless the EEOC’s attempt to create a new form of pattern or practice litigation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2014

Judge John Darrah of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois issued a decision this week in the EEOC's landmark case against


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