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Leaving The Laches Open: Federal Court Denies Employer’s Dispositive Motions Despite EEOC’s Seven-Year Delay In Filing Suit

USA - November 23 2020 In an EEOC-initiated lawsuit - EEOC v. LogistiCare Solutions LLC, No. 20-CV-852, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 215486 (D. Ariz. Nov. 18…

EEOC Update: Commission’s Litigation Report Card Trumpets A Surge In Recoveries And A Cut In Backlog

USA - November 16 2020 On November 16, 2020, the EEOC released its “Agency Financial Report” (“AFR”) for Fiscal Year 2020 (here). The AFR is a data…

Petition For Additional Attorneys’ Fees Denied By D.C. Court In Largest Employment Discrimination Class Action Settlement In U.S. History

USA - November 11 2020 In a recent ruling out of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the Court assessed a petition for attorney’s fees…

Class Certification Denied In Bus Company Discrimination Suit

USA - November 10 2020 The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 564 U.S. 338 (2011), still lords over employment…

Six Workplace Class Action Trends That Employers Should Anticipate With A Biden White House

USA - November 8 2020 With the final election results in (or nearly in…), and the White House set to turn “blue” for the next four years, employers can…

EEOC Update: The Commission Holds Public Meeting On Cooperation Between EEOC, DOJ, And DOL

USA - November 2 2020 On November 2, 2020, the EEOC held its first public meeting of its fiscal year, and the first meeting with its three new…

California Federal Court Provides Insight On The Viability Of Class Waivers In The Era Of COVID-19

USA - October 27 2020 In a recent decision from the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the Court examined the viability of class…

EEOC Update: The Commission Finally Releases Its Proposed Amendments For Its Conciliation Process

USA - October 8 2020 As we first reported here, the EEOC announced in August 2020 that it was proposing significant amendments to its conciliation process via a notice of…

EEOC Fiscal Year 2020 Fizzle? The EEOC’s Year Comes To A Surprisingly Quiet Close

USA - September 30 2020 In the last fiscal year before the November 2020 election, the EEOC made significant changes to many of its programs, all in the midst of the global…

EEOC Update: The Commission Offers Updated COVID-19 Guidance To Address Additional ADA Considerations

USA - September 9 2020 On September 8, 2020, the EEOC updated its Technical Assistance Q&A webpage to address 18 new questions regarding the application…