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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


Court finds the EEOC's delay in pursuing lawsuit unreasonable
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2012

On June 28, 2012, Judge Thomas D. Schroeder of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina gave employers an additional tool for combating an increasingly common EEOC practice of dragging out investigations and the initiation of lawsuits


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


Ma (Labs) knows bestCalifornia court uses Comcast to reject certification of an off-the-clock claim
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2014

California is bringing Comcast home - last week, California employers were the beneficiary of some down-home wisdom coming out of San Francisco


The EEOC has a cow, and now must raise its beef on appeal
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2014

Earlier this week, a federal district court in Nebraska dealt the EEOC two more blows in addition to its recent trial defeat in EEOC v. JBS USA, LLC


Subjective decision making strikes again class certification denied for lack of commonality and typicality in case involving discretionary selection system for promotions, training, and pay increases
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2013

On September 29, 2013, Chief Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama in Bryant, et al. v


“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


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


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


The Supreme Court weighs the Constitutionality of restricting marriage to opposite sex couples, and the impact their decision may have for employers
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2015

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on two questions regarding the Constitutionality of state laws limiting marriage to opposite-sex