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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


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


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


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


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


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


Ninth Circuit: the EEOC can subpoena extensive employee information
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2015

As our readers may recall, in November 2012, Judge G. Murray Snow of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona nixed a subpoena issued by


Stock-not so-well: officers denied class certification of age discrimination claims (again)
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

As we reported here to our loyal blog readers, in April 2014, the Ninth Circuit overturned an order denying class certification of age discrimination


EEOC pushes its strategic enforcement plan and advocates for transgender workplace protections under Title VII
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2014

No federal statute explicitly prohibits employment discrimination based on gender identity or expression. Nevertheless, in recent years, the EEOC has


Facilitating facilities in the workplace: the DFEH litigates a gender identity access case
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2014

The California Fair Employment and Housing Act ("FEHA") makes both gender identity and gender expression characteristics protected against employment