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Court holds employer is responsible for conciliation failure because it refused to make counter-offer to EEOC's baseless monetary demand
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2013

Recently, in EEOC v. Wedco, Inc., No. 3:12-CV-00523 (D. Nev. March 12, 1013), the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada considered whether


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


Court issues preliminary injunction prohibiting employer from terminating employee pending resolution of EEOC lawsuit
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

On July 22, 2015, in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Peters’ Bakery, Case No. 13-CV-045107 (N.D. Cal. July 22, 2015), Judge Beth Labson


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


The EEOC rules that existing federal law prohibits employment discrimination based on sexual orientation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2015

In a landmark ruling on July 15, 2015 in _____ name of charging party kept secret v. Foxx, EEOC Appeal No. 2012-24738-FAA-03 (July 15, 2015), the U


“What’s her phone number?” and other court-approved discovery requests in workplace class actions
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2014

In the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the war continues over pre-certification access to the personal information of


SCOTUS agrees to consider whether pregnant workers must be able to perform the essential functions of the job
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2014

Last week, in Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc.,the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to answer the question of whether an employer is required to


Managing transgender issues in the workplace following the EEOC's Macy ruling
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2012

Although no federal statute explicitly prohibits employment discrimination based on gender identity, courts have increasingly held that transgender individuals are protected from discrimination under federal law


The EEOC secures injunctive relief in sex harassment lawsuit
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2012

The U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada recently issued an opinion in EEOC v. Prospect Airport Services, Inc., U.S. Dist. LEXIS 103256 (D. Nev. July 25, 2012), which granted the EEOC sweeping injunctive relief and ordered the Defendant to implement steps to deter future violations of sexual harassment


“It’s alive!” the Ninth Circuit affirms a hair-raising punitive award to a Title VII plaintiff who suffered no actual harm
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2013

Here's a question fit for October 31: Can an employer be liable for over $100,000 in punitive damages in a Title VII action, despite a jury award to