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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


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


U.S. Supreme Court Holds That An Abuse-Of-Discretion Standard Applies To Review Of EEOC Subpoenas
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2017

Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its long-awaited decision in McLane Co. v. EEOC, No. 15-1248, 2017 U.S. LEXIS 2327 (U.S. 2017), a


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


No Means No - Judge Limits The EEOC’s Claims In Bass Pro Case (Again)
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2017

In the high-profile EEOC race discrimination litigation against Bass Pro, the Court denied the EEOC’s motion for a ruling that would have allowed it


“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


The EEOC turns up the heat in its race harassment lawsuit
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2012

As we blogged about here, the EEOC stated in its Draft Strategic Enforcement Plan that it is increasingly focused on preventing and, when necessary, litigating workplace harassment allegations


A "Hail Mary" pass - an EEOC interlocutory appeal on key pattern or practice issues
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2012

While we usually post about “hot off the press” federal decisions in employment-related class action litigation, today we highlight litigation that is still simmering in the pleadings stage


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