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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


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


Enough is enough: employers take a stand against the EEOC's enforcement tactics
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2012

Three large trade groups representing millions of the country’s businesses and employers entered the appellate fray last Thursday with their filing of an amicus brief before the Sixth Circuit in EEOC v. Peoplemark, Inc


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


“We Don’t Want To Pay $4.7 Million” - EEOC Files Its Supreme Court Brief in CRST Fee Sanction Case
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2016

As we recently blogged here, EEOC v. CRST Van Expedited, Inc. is an important case on the Supreme Court’s docket that employers absolutely need to


Déjà vu all over again: EEOC’s fiscal year-end lawsuit blitz once again catches dozens of employers in litigation net
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2014

In the words of the immortal bard Yogi Berra, “it’s like déjà vu all over again.” As we have reported in years past (see here and here), the EEOC has


Bass Pro conciliation decision could open a can of worms for both EEOC and employers
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2014

Over the past year, the EEOC has been under fire for its failure to conciliate with employers before filing a case in federal court. Conciliation is


EEOC's bifurcated discovery and punitive damages gambit rejected in race discrimination pattern or practice case
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2012

On February 1, 2012, Judge William Lawrence of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana gave employers an added boost in combating a common EEOC litigation tactic in pattern or practice cases


What Is Behind The Numbers? The EEOC Scrambles To Advance Priorities As Clock Winds Down On Obama Administration
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2016

On February 11, 2016, the EEOC released its Fiscal Year 2015 Enforcement Data (here), which tracked closely with the observations and analyses that