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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


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


Facilitating facilities in the workplace: the DFEH litigates a gender identity access case
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2014

The California Fair Employment and Housing Act ("FEHA") makes both gender identity and gender expression characteristics protected against employment


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


The Supreme Court grants review in two cases with direct implications for employers
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2012

On Friday, December 7, 2012, the Supreme Court of the United States granted review in two cases which may have direct implications for employers in states which recognize same-sex marriage, and even those states that do not


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


Court limits the EEOC's investigative power by finding that the EEOC is not entitled to "unconstrained investigative authority"
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2012

On November 19, 2012, in EEOC v. McLane Company, Inc., No. 12-CV-02469 (D. Ariz. Nov. 19, 2012), Judge G. Murray Snow of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona held that the EEOC’s authority to investigate charges of discrimination is not unlimited


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


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