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Fifth Circuit Rules That The EEOC Can't Mess With Texas Over Criminal Background Checks
Seyfarth Synopsis: In the latest battle of the multi-year showdown between the State of Texas and the EEOC – whereby Texas asserted that the EEOC's 2012 "Enforcement Guidance
United States
13 Aug 2019
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Federal Court Rules That Employer Is Not Entitled To EEOC's Pre-Suit Materials
After a federal magistrate judge in California ordered the EEOC to provide written discovery responses relative to the substance its pre-suit investigation of a sex discrimination charge in EEOC v. Chipotle Mexican...
United States
9 Aug 2019
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Biometric Privacy Class Actions By The Numbers: Analyzing Illinois' Hottest Class Action Trend
Despite the BIPA being enacted in 2008, the first class action under this law was not filed until 2015.
United States
4 Jul 2019
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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 – in EEOC v. Crain Automotive Holdings LLC,
United States
7 May 2019
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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 litigation under the Illinois Biometric Information
United States
11 Apr 2019
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Illinois Supreme Court Issues Landmark Ruling Interpreting The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act
The Illinois Supreme Court held in its first ever ruling concerning the state's Biometric Information Privacy Act ("BIPA") that a person need not have sustained actual damage beyond technical violations of BIPA in order to pursue claims for damages.
United States
30 Jan 2019
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An Agency Building Momentum: EEOC Report Card Touts Millions In Recoveries, Committed Focus On Sexual Harassment
Seyfarth Synopsis: On November 15, 2018, the EEOC released its annual Performance and Accountability Report (‘PAR") for Fiscal Year 2018 (here) – a year-end report card of sorts,
United States
21 Nov 2018
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Sixth Circuit Holds Class Certification On Issues Is Appropriate In Toxic Tort Action
Seyfarth Synopsis: In a toxic tort class action stemming from automotive and dry cleaning facilities' alleged contamination of groundwater near Dayton, Ohio ...
United States
28 Aug 2018
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Federal Court Delivers EEOC A Victory Over UPS In ADA Lawsuit Regarding Pay
Seyfarth Synopsis: A federal district court in Kansas recently granted the EEOC's motion for judgment on the pleadings in an ADA lawsuit brought against UPS and an employee union,
United States
20 Aug 2018
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Federal Court Scuttles Class Action Settlement Objectors' Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit Brought By Plaintiff Class Action Firm
Seyfarth Synopsis: In a lawsuit brought by a plaintiff class action firm alleging that objectors to class action settlements violated both RICO and Illinois state law by filing frivolous...
United States
14 Aug 2018
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Federal Court Scuttles Class Action Settlement Objectors' Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit Brought By Plaintiff Class Action Firm
Seyfarth Synopsis: In a lawsuit brought by a plaintiff class action firm alleging that objectors to class action settlements violated both RICO
United States
13 Aug 2018
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California Court Dismisses Deficient Disability Claims In EEOC-Initiated Systemic Action
In an EEOC-initiated systemic lawsuit alleging that a senior living and nursing facility operator violated the Americans With Disabilities Act by failing to offer employees light duty as a reasonable accommodation...
United States
1 Aug 2018
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Dismissal Denied In EEOC Race Discrimination Action Against Security Company
Seyfarth Synopsis: A federal district court in Maryland recently denied in part an employer's motion to dismiss a race discrimination action brought on behalf of African-born security guards...
United States
25 May 2018
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Empire State Employer Emerges Victorious In Equal Pay Act Lawsuit
In an Equal Pay Act collective action lawsuit brought by female school crossing guards against the City of New York, who alleged they were paid less than male traffic enforcement agents ...
United States
9 May 2018
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How The Contours Of Workplace Discrimination Laws Are In Flux (Video)
Seyfarth Synopsis: Over the past few weeks, two federal appellate courts have issued major decisions on the scope of workplace discrimination protections covered under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
United States
19 Mar 2018
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School Scores Summary Judgment Win In Adea Collective Action
In an ADEA collective action alleging that a community college discriminated on the basis of age when it announced it would no longer employ any person receiving an annuity from the State Universities Retirement System ...
United States
16 Mar 2018
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Federal Court Rules That The EEOC Can Mess With Texas In Felon Hiring Lawsuit
Seyfarth Synopsis: In a showdown between the State of Texas and the EEOC – whereby Texas alleged that the EEOC's "Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction...
United States
28 Feb 2018
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California Court "Swipes Left" And Reverses Tinder's Age-Based Price Discrimination Win
In a class action lawsuit alleging that Tinder discriminated on the basis of age in violation of California state laws by charging consumers age 30 and over a higher price for Tinder Plus subscriptions ...
United States
14 Feb 2018
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California Court "Swipes Left" And Reverses Tinder's Age-Based Price Discrimination Win
Seyfarth Synopsis: On November 8, 2016, Maine voters approved "Question 1 – An Act to Legalize Marijuana" ("the Act"), which allows for, among other things, the recreational use of marijuana.
United States
6 Feb 2018
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Nixing Nationwide Class Action Claims: Federal Court Ruling Provides Blueprint For Businesses
In a nationwide consumer fraud class action involving false labeling claims under various state laws, a federal district court in Illinois granted ...
United States
25 Jan 2018
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