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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


And the drum beat continues - another court finds the EEOC's pre-litigation conciliation efforts insufficient
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2013

In yet another case regarding the sufficiency of the EEOC's pre-litigation conciliation efforts, Judge Marcia Kriger of the U.S. District Court for


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


New ruling in Berndt illustrates the key to ascertainability for class certification
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2012

Success or failure in workplace class action litigation is not unlike selling real estate - location, location, and location is all important


“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


Enough is enough: Retail Litigation Center advises court that the EEOC has overstepped in attack on releases
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2014

As many of our loyal readers are aware, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District


The EEOC secures approval of $11 million consent decree in its largest settlement of 2012
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2012

The EEOC secured approval of its largest settlement in 2012 this past week in EEOC v. Yellow Transportation, Inc. and YRC, Inc., No. 09-7693 (N.D. Ill. June 28, 2012), a pattern or practice lawsuit involving allegations of systemic race discrimination


"Re-booted" claims survive motion to dismiss in Dukes fourth amended complaint
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2012

We previously blogged about what could have been the final chapter for one of the smaller “rebooted” class actions following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 131 S. Ct. 2541 (2011), but a September 21, 2012 ruling by Charles R. Breyer of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California will allow the case to see another day


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