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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 15 Jun 2019

Conditional Certification Granted In ADEA Collective Action On Behalf Of All Chattanooga Volkswagen Employees Aged 50 And Over

On June 11, 2019, in an age discrimination lawsuit, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee once again


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 10 Jun 2019

Ninth Circuit Rules That Varying State Laws Do Not Defeat Predominance Requirement In Class Action Settlement Context

Seyfarth Synopsis: Satisfying Rule 23(b)(3)’s predominance requirement is undoubtedly a challenge when it comes to a nationwide class. Among the many


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 8 May 2019

EEOC Leadership Shift: A New EEOC Chair Confirmed By Senate

Seyfarth Synopsis: Who sits as Chair of the EEOC unquestionably has a significant impact for all employers interacting with the Commission. At long


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 22 Apr 2019

Following Supervisor’s “Not Working Out” Comment, EEOC Defeats Employer’s Motion For Summary Judgment In ADA Lawsuit

Seyfarth Synopsis: A federal district court in Arkansas recently denied an employer’s motion for summary judgment on two EEOC-initiated ADA claims -


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 11 Apr 2019

And The Train Kept A-Rolling: EEOC’s 2018 Enforcement And Litigation Statistics Show Charges Down But The Agency Still On The Move

Seyfarth Synopsis: On April 10, 2019, the EEOC released its comprehensive enforcement and litigation statistics for Fiscal Year 2018. The release


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 2 Apr 2019

Illinois Court Dismantles Equal Pay Act Collective Action Of Group Of Female Doctors

Seyfarth Synopsis: On March 29, 2019, in Ahad v. Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University, et al., Case No. 15-CV-3308 (C.D. Ill. Mar. 29


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 29 Mar 2019

Newly Proposed Legislation To Restrict Biometric Privacy Class Actions In Illinois

Seyfarth Synopsis: Although the Illinois Supreme Court’s recent decision in Rosenbach v. Six Flags may have upped the ante for employers facing


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 26 Feb 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court Rules That The Deadline To Appeal A Class Certification Order Is Not Subject To Equitable Tolling

Seyfarth Synopsis: To take an immediate appeal from a federal district court’s order granting or denying class certification, a party must first seek


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 8 Feb 2019

Federal Court Determines That Decision-Making By Upper Management May Allow For Certification In A Title VII Class Action

On February 4, 2019, in Woods-Early v. Corning Corp., Case No. 18-CV-6162, a race discrimination class action, Judge Frank P. Geraci, Jr. of the U.S


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 29 Jan 2019

A Unique Approach to Class-wide Settlement?

On January 18, 2019, in Porath v. Logitech, Case No. 18-CV-3091 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 18, 2019), Judge William Alsup of the U.S. District Court for the

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