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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
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
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
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
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
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
Summary Judgment Denied For Employer Who Circulated Letter About Employee's Disability Discrimination Charge
After an employer circulated a letter to 146 employees discussing an employee's EEOC Charge that alleged discrimination on the basis of his disability in violation of the ADA...
United States
5 Sep 2017
Following U.S. Supreme Court Review, Ninth Circuit Remands EEOC Subpoena Case
After the U.S. Supreme Court clarified in McLane Co. v. EEOC, No. 15-1248, 2017 U.S. LEXIS 2327 (U.S. 2017), that the scope of review for employers facing EEOC administrative subpoenas...
United States
5 Jun 2017
Taking The EEOC At Its Word: Court Relies On Agency's Own Declaration In Granting Summary Judgment
The complainant was employed as a "Team Lead" by Dimensions, where she oversaw and managed several team members and performed various human resources tasks.
United States
10 Jun 2016
Lesson On EEOC Language Litigation: Employer Denied Summary Judgment After Terminating Non-English Speaking Employees
Court denied employer's motion for summary judgment in EEOC race and/or national origin discrimination case involving the termination of non-English speaking employees.
United States
17 May 2016
No Knocking Necessary: Court Rules EEOC Can Enter Employer's Premises Without Warrant Or Consent
Court ordered enforcement of the EEOC's subpoena and authorized the Commission to conduct an on-site investigation without the employer's consent.
United States
16 May 2016
Still Cookin' In California Court: Bakery Employer Survives EEOC Motion For Summary Judgment
In what has become an oft-used recipe in the EEOC cookbook of Title VII retaliation litigation, the government has once again utilized the strategy of taking an employer's deposition and thereafter moving for summary judgment.
United States
27 Apr 2016
Dismissal Denied For Discussing Disability: EEOC Case Against Employer Survives
This ruling serves as a cautionary tale for employers facing discrimination charges brought by employees, and shows the breadth of anti-discrimination prohibitions on retaliation.
United States
21 Apr 2016
U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument In EEOC v. CRST Van Expedited, Inc.
Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in EEOC v. CRST Van Expedited, Inc.
United States
6 Apr 2016
Truckin' To The Top Court: CRST Files Final Reply Brief Before Supreme Court Argument Against EEOC
In high-stakes litigation brought by the EEOC against trucking company CRST Van Expedited, Inc., ("CRST"), CRST recently submitted its final reply brief before the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral argument in the case later this month.
United States
4 Apr 2016
Back On The Butcher's Block: Court Chops Down Meat Packing Employer's Witness List In EEOC Religious Discrimination Case
In 2010, the EEOC filed two similar lawsuits alleging that JBS, which does business as JBS Swift & Company, discriminated against a class of Somali Muslim employees at its facilities in Greeley, Colorado and Grand Island, Nebraska.
United States
29 Mar 2016
With Adverse Employment Action Absent, Court Denies EEOC's Motion For Reconsideration In Religious Accommodation Case
This case should be on the radar of employers who intend to utilize strict uniform or dress code policies, especially given the backdrop of a diverse workforce that often seeks religious accommodations...
United States
22 Mar 2016
With Adverse Employment Action Absent, Court Denies EEOC's Motion For Reconsideration In Religious Accommodation Case
In October 2008, Florida-based JetStream was awarded a cabin cleaning contract with United Airlines at Denver International Airport.
United States
18 Mar 2016
Judgment Day Dooms Employer: No New Trial In EEOC Case After Finding Of Failure To Accommodate Anti-Christ Fears
In EEOC v. Consol Energy, Inc., Case No. 13-CV-215 (N. D. W.Va. Feb. 9, 2015), the EEOC brought a religious discrimination suit on behalf of an employee against his coal mining employer defendants...
United States
3 Mar 2016
"We Don't Want To Pay $4.7 Million" – EEOC Files Its Supreme Court Brief In CRST Fee Sanction Case
As we recently blogged here, EEOC v. CRST Van Expedited, Inc. is an important case on the Supreme Court's docket that employers absolutely need to monitor.
United States
3 Mar 2016
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