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The top 5 most intriguing decisions in EEOC cases of 2012
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2013

Calling all loyal readers of our blog our annual EEOC litigation study is here: the launch of our book entitled EEOC-Initiated Litigation: Case Law


The top 5 most intriguing decisions in EEOC cases of 2013 (and a pre-publication preview of our annual EEOC litigation report)
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2013

We are pleased to offer a year-end bonus for all of our loyal readers of our blog - a pre-publication preview of our annual study of EEOC litigation


2014’s top 5 most intriguing decisions in EEOC-initiated litigation (and a preview of our annual EEOC litigation report)
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 2 2015

Every year at this time we like to offer our loyal readers a pre-publication preview of our annual report on developments and trends in


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


“One step too far” Court shoots down the EEOC’s kitchen sink subpoena
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 25 2014

Employers have become accustomed to the federal courts rubber stamping EEOC subpoenas seeking company-wide information based on a single charge of


Boys will be boys: court refuses to expand liability for off-color badgering and horseplay despite EEOC's hardball litigation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2012

As this blog recently reported, the EEOC has reduced the amount of cases it filed in its last fiscal year, and appears to have decided to more aggressively pursue the cases in its current inventory


BFOQ defense trumps the EEOC - summary judgment entered against the Commission
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2012

On September 13, 2012, Judge Ed Kinkeade of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas granted the Defendant’s motion for summary judgment in EEOC v. Exxon Mobil Corp., No. 06-CV-1732 (N.D. Tex. Sept. 13, 2012), on the EEOC’s allegations of age discrimination in violation of the ADEA


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


Tenth Circuit rejects another EEOC lawsuit and affirms $140,571.62 in attorneys' fees for the EEOC's "frivolous" lawsuit
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2012

This past week the Tenth Circuit affirmed another fee sanction against the EEOC, and struck down the EEOC’s attempt to litigate questionable (at best) issues under the Americans With Disabilities Act in EEOC v. TriCore Reference Laboratories, No. 11-CV-2096 (10th Cir. 2012


Not impressed by the chutzpah: Court refuses to bless the EEOC’s attempt to create a new form of pattern or practice litigation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2014

Judge John Darrah of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois issued a decision this week in the EEOC's landmark case against