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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

Multiple Choices: Compliance Considerations in the Shifting Landscape of Pre-Employment Testing
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2017

In recent years, the landscape of pre-hire employment screening tests has rapidly evolved. Employers throughout the U.S. are facing shrinking

Q and A on the recent controversy
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2017

On the recent uproar involving a major, major employer and its recently-terminated employee: No. 1. Is it a good idea to provide an “open forum” to

Is Misogyny Protected Activity?
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2017

The blogs and networks have been buzzing over the past few days with news that a senior software engineer at Google - James Damore - had taken it upon

Cutting Class: Teachers’ Motion For Class Certification Denied In Race Discrimination Class Action
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2017

Four African-American teachers alleged that their school district employer discriminated against them on the basis of race by

Key California Employment Law Cases: April 2017
  • Payne & Fears LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2017

This month’s key California employment law cases involve wage and hour and discrimination issues. Wage & Hour - Batze v. Safeway, Inc., 10 Cal. App

Is Your Background Check Too Broad? New D.C. Law Bans Requests for or Use of Credit Information
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2017

Credit information is often one component of a comprehensive employment background check. As we have previously reported, employers utilizing

EEOC Suit Alleges Luxury Hotel Discriminated Against Haitian Employees and Used Staffing Agency as a Conduit to Discriminate
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2017

On April 18, 2017, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") filed a putative class action against the SLS Hotel South Beach in Miami

D.C. Court Certifies Three Classes In Race Discrimination Class Action Involving Criminal Background Policy
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2017

In a class action alleging that the criminal background policy of Washington D.C.’s local transit authority had a disparate impact on

Litigation Trends 2017
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 27 2017

A recently proposed bill, if passed as introduced, would dramatically alter the class-action landscape in 2017 and beyond. Representative Bob