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Denial Of Defenses: Illinois Court OK’s EEOC’s Pre-Suit Procedures
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

A federal district court in Illinois recently granted the EEOC’s motion for partial summary judgment in EEOC v. Dolgencorp, LLC, No


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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