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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


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


California court of appeal limits plaintiffs' request for discovery to locate new class representatives in a "headless" class action
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2011

In a ruling on April 25, 2011, the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District in Starbucks v. Superior Court (Lords), No. G043650 (Cal. App. Apr. 25, 2011), overturned a trial court's order allowing a fishing expedition to find class representatives in a "headless" class action


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


U.S. Supreme Court recognizes fundamental right to same-sex marriage nationwide: impact of the decision on employers
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

In a landmark decision, today the U.S. Supreme Court recognized a fundamental right for same-sex couples to marry throughout the country. In a 5-4


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


Analysis of the Supreme Court argument in Dukes
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2011

Today the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Dukes, et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc


Broad discovery allowed by magistrate judge in plaintiffs' quest to certify a class in the Dukes v. Wal-Mart litigation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2013

As our blog readers may remember, the fourth amended complaint filed by plaintiffs in Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., No. 3:01-CV-02252 (N.D. Cal


EEOC Apple-Orchard case chopped down by Washington jury
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2013

After years of smash-mouth litigation, it was a clean sweep for a large agri-business employer this week in one of the EEOC's highest profile cases


Saks puts up its “Dukes”? Judge rules class members too dissimilar in denying class certification
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2013

Last week, in Till v. Saks Inc., U.S. District Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong of the Northern District of California denied Plaintiffs' motion to