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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


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


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


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


EEOC wins sweeping injunctive relief following Illinois ADA trial
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2011

It is a fact of workplace litigation that trials of employment discrimination cases are rare - only an extremely small number of cases filed in federal district courts ever go to a jury


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


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


Victory at last: Fourth Circuit orders EEOC to pay up on hefty attorneys’ fees award
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2014

This week the Fourth Circuit put its foot down on a decision almost eleven years in the making, ordering the government to pay Propack Logistics $189