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Sixth Circuit Shuts Down EEOC’s Appeal In Sex Harassment Suit
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2017

In a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by the EEOC, the Sixth Circuit affirmed a U.S. District Court’s grant of an employer’s motion for summary


Third-Party Litigation Funding: Are Businesses At Risk For More Class Actions?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

A recent trend has emerged in the class action landscape whereby a third-party funder pays the owner of a civil claim an up-front monetary payment in


Midyear Peek: What Has The EEOC Been Up To In FY 2017?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

Reviewing the EEOC’s case filings during the first half of the Commission’s fiscal year may already reveal some surprising trends, most notably a


Denial Of Defenses: Illinois Court OK’s EEOC’s Pre-Suit Procedures
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

A federal district court in Illinois recently granted the EEOC’s motion for partial summary judgment in EEOC v. Dolgencorp, LLC, No


Seventh Circuit Finds Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation Prohibited by the Civil Rights Act
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2017

The Seventh Circuit becomes the first appellate court to hold that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is prohibited as sex


Government Workplace Enforcement: Looking Back At 2016 and Ahead to 2017 - Trend 6
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2017

While the government enforcement lawsuits brought by the DOL and EEOC in 2016 were in line with their aggressive platforms, by sheer numbers of cases


The Story Behind Workplace Class Action Filings In 2016 - Trend 4
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2017

As profiled in our Workplace Class Action Report for 2017, overall complex employment-related litigation filings increased in 2016 insofar as


2016’s Top 5 Most Intriguing Developments In EEOC-Initiated Litigation (And A Preview Of Our Annual EEOC Litigation Report)
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 30 2016

We are once again pleased to offer our loyal readers our annual analysis of the five most intriguing developments in EEOC litigation in 2016, along


Just What The Doctor Ordered: Court Denies The EEOC’s Motion For Summary Judgment In ADA Suit Regarding Employer’s Wellness Program
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2016

After an employer in Wisconsin implemented a wellness program that required employees to take a health risk assessment if they wanted to participate


Court Certifies Title VII Discrimination Case Based On Discretionary Decision-Making
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2016

In Rollins v. Traylor Brothers, Case No. 14-CV-1414 (W.D. Wash. Jan. 21, 2016), Judge John Coughenour of the U.S. District Court for the Western