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Court Refuses To Release Correctional Facility Employer From Age Discrimination Suit, But Orders The EEOC To Identify Aggrieved Individuals
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2017

In EEOC v. State of New Mexico, Dep’t of Corrections, No. 15-CV-879, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 198770 (D.N.Mex. Dec. 4, 2017), the EEOC alleged that from


U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Key Case on LGBT Rights and Religious Liberty
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2017

On December 5, 2017, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. V. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, No


Ouch: EEOC Gets Summary Judgment Win Relative To Employer’s Medical Testing
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2017

In EEOC v. Amsted Rail Co., No. 3:14-CV-1292, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 189713 (S.D. Ill. Nov. 16, 2017), Amsted made conditional job offers to


District Court Awards Punitive Damages In Sex-Based Harassment EEOC Suit
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2017

In E.E.O.C. V. Scott Medical Health Center, P.C. No. CV 16-225, 2017 WL 5493975, at 2 (W.D. Pa. Nov. 16, 2017), a default judgement of liability was


Bulldozing The Backlog & Doubling Filings: EEOC’s 2017 Performance And Accountability Report Shows Decreased Inventory And A Surge In Filings
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2017

On November 15, 2017, the EEOC released its annual Performance and Accountability Report (“PAR”). (The PAR is available on the EEOC’s website here


Court Breaks from Department of Justice on Transgender Rights
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2017

Seyfarth Synopsis: In the first case following the Department of Justice’s pronouncement that Title VII does not prohibit discrimination against


No Hablas Español No Tiene Un Trabajo: The EEOC’s Battle Against Non-Hispanic Discrimination
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2017

The EEOC has filed a class action against an employer on behalf of “non-Hispanic job applicants,” alleging that the employer’s practice of only hiring


Words Matter: The Third Circuit Clarifies That a Single Racial Slur in the Workplace May Be Enough to State a Hostile Work Environment Claim.
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2017

Telling African-American employees “that if they had ‘n- rigged’ the fence, they would be fired” may be enough, standing alone, to


EEOC Sues Estée Lauder Over Paid Parental Leave Policy
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2017

If your company provides parental leave benefits beyond what is required by law, it is important that the company’s policies and practices ensure male


Summary Judgment Denied For Employer Who Circulated Letter About Employee’s Disability Discrimination Charge
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2017

After an employer circulated a letter to 146 employees discussing an employee’s EEOC Charge that alleged discrimination on the