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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


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 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


EEOC stung for failing to produce claimant immigration status
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2012

In the latest act of a nearly two-year drama that has played out in both the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Judge Lonny R. Suko gave the EEOC a stark choice in a May 7, 2012 order - give up the immigration status of the women it represents in its sexual harassment lawsuit, or abandon any possible recovery on their claims


The defense amicus briefs submitted to the SCOTUS in EEOC v. Mach Mining
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2014

Today Seyfarth Shaw LLP submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the American Insurance Association in Mach Mining v. EEOC


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


Testing the social media waters - court requires the EEOC to produce Facebook postings
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2012

Social media has become an integral part of modern society


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


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


Another EEOC lawsuit is rejected
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2011

On October 1, 2009, the EEOC issued a press release that it had sued the Picture People ("TPP") a nationwide chain of photography studios alleging that it had harassed and discharged a deaf employee in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act