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The 2018 Judicial Hellholes Report On The Worst Jurisdictions For Defendants
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2018

Every year the American Tort Reform Association (“ATRA”) publishes its “Judicial Hellholes Report.” The Report focuses on


Applying Wal-Mart, Court Denies Certification Of Nationwide Title VII Class Action Asserting Framework Within Which Discretionary Decision-Making Was Done
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2018

In a major end-of-the-year ruling, employers scored a significant victory in terms of the denial of class certification in a major gender


Illinois Appellate Court Rules That Class Settlement Objectors Engaged In Fraud On the Court
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2018

Professional class settlement objectors can be a thorn-in-the-side for employers and class counsel attempting to settle class actions. Their M.O. Is


An Agency Building Momentum: EEOC Report Card Touts Millions In Recoveries, Committed Focus On Sexual Harassment
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2018

On November 15, 2018, the EEOC released its annual Performance and Accountability Report ('PAR") for Fiscal Year 2018 (here) - a year-end report card


An Agency Building Momentum: EEOC Report Card Touts Millions In Recoveries, Committed Focus On Sexual Harassment
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2018

On November 15, 2018, the EEOC released its annual Performance and Accountability Report (‘PAR”) for Fiscal Year 2018 (here) - a year-end report card


EEOC’s “Mission Accomplished” - The Anatomy Of An EEOC Media Statement
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2018

The EEOC operates with limited resources, yet has the daunting responsibility of enforcing an alphabet soup of anti-discrimination laws. The EEOC has


Federal Court Rules That An EEOC Lawsuit Is Not Barred By Bankruptcy Code’s Automatic Stay
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2018

The government’s anti-discrimination watchdog can be extremely aggressive in pursuing discrimination claims, including pursuing


The EEOC Puts The Pedal To The Metal: FY 2018 Results Show Increase In Filings, With MeToo Lawsuits Adding Fuel To The Agenda
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2018

The uncertainty of a new administration’s impact on the EEOC that plagued FY 2017 is fading, but the results are not what some


The EEOC Puts The Pedal To The Metal: FY 2018 Results Show Increase In Filings, With MeToo Lawsuits Adding Fuel To The Agenda
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2018

The uncertainty of a new administration’s impact on the EEOC that plagued FY 2017 is fading, but the results are not what some


Fourth Circuit Sides With EEOC: Back Pay Damages Are Mandatory Under The ADEA
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2018

Although back pay has been awarded in Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) cases for quite some time, few courts have specifically addressed