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EEOC Leadership Shift: A New EEOC Chair Confirmed By Senate
Who sits as Chair of the EEOC unquestionably has a significant impact for all employers interacting with the Commission.
United States
14 May 2019
And The Train Kept A-Rolling: EEOC's 2018 Enforcement And Litigation Statistics Show Charges Down But The Agency Still On The Move
eyfarth Synopsis: On April 10, 2019, the EEOC released its comprehensive enforcement and litigation statistics for Fiscal Year 2018. The release arrived a few months later than usual
United States
30 Apr 2019
The Top Five Most Intriguing Developments Of 2018 In EEOC-Initiated Litigation (And Preview Of Our Annual EEOC Litigation Report)
Seyfarth Synopsis: We are once again pleased to offer our readers an analysis of the five most intriguing developments in EEOC litigation in 2018
United States
8 Jan 2019
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
Opinion How To Mitigate #MeToo Risks Before You Buy
In an era of heightened workplace harassment litigation, employers of all types, and especially those in the finance industry, must be proactive in addressing potential aggravating risk factors.
United States
9 Nov 2018
Christopher DeGroff, Gerald Maatman, Matthew Gagnon, And Kyla Miller Authored An Article In Westlaw Journal Employment
Christopher DeGroff, Gerald Maatman, Matthew Gagnon, and Kyla Miller authored an October 23 article in Westlaw Journal Employment
United States
12 Oct 2018
The EEOC Puts The Pedal To The Metal: FY 2018 Results Show Increase In Filings, With #MeToo Lawsuits Adding Fuel To The Agenda
The uncertainty of a new administration's impact on the EEOC that plagued FY 2017 is fading, but the results are not what some would expect.
United States
4 Oct 2018
Updating Guidelines And Asking For Dough: EEOC's 2018-2022 Strategic Plan & 2019 Budget Request
This month the EEOC released its 2018-2022 strategic plan, which focuses on preventing and combating discrimination and improving the EEOC's organizational functionality.
United States
15 Feb 2018
2017's Top 5 Most Intriguing Developments In EEOC-Initiated Litigation (And A Preview Of Our Annual EEOC Litigation Report)
We are once again pleased to offer our loyal blog readers a breakdown of the five most intriguing developments in EEOC litigation in 2017, in addition to a pre-publication preview of our annual report ...
United States
4 Jan 2018
Bulldozing The Backlog & Doubling Filings: EEOC's 2017 Performance And Accountability Report Shows Decreased Inventory And A Surge In Filings
On November 15, 2017, the EEOC released its annual Performance and Accountability Report for Fiscal Year 2017 – its internal "report card" for its fiscal year 2017.
United States
20 Nov 2017
Midyear Peek: What Has The EEOC Been Up To In Fy 2017?
Reviewing the EEOC's case filings during the first half of the Commission's fiscal year may already reveal some surprising trends...
United States
13 Jun 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
Dueling Fifth Circuit Panel Deadlocks, No Rehearing For Bass Pro In "Big Fish" EEOC Case
After a Fifth Circuit decision affirming a ruling by a U.S. District Court in Texas allowed the EEOC to seek compensatory and punitive damages in its high-profile Title VII pattern or practice race...
United States
10 May 2017
Chris DeGroff And Alex Karasik Were Quoted In The Cook County Record
Chris DeGroff and Alex Karasik were quoted in "Dollar General ruling strengthens EEOC's hand to widen discrimination claims into 'fishing expeditions'," an April 24 story from the Cook County Record...
United States
2 May 2017
Denial Of Defenses: Illinois Court OK's EEOC's Pre-Suit Procedures
A federal district court in Illinois recently granted the EEOC's motion for partial summary judgment in EEOC v. Dolgencorp, relative to two defenses advanced by an employer...
United States
24 Apr 2017
U.S. Supreme Court Holds That An Abuse-Of-Discretion Standard Applies To Review Of EEOC Subpoenas
Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its long-awaited decision in McLane Co. v. EEOC, No. 15-1248, 2017 U.S. LEXIS 2327 (U.S. 2017)...
United States
11 Apr 2017
Keys To Successor Liability: EEOC Discrimination Suit In Alabama
An Alabama district court granted a temporary staffing company's motion to dismiss all claims in one of the EEOC's most high-profile lawsuits asserting hiring discrimination and abuse of...
United States
3 Apr 2017
No Subpoena For You! – Tenth Circuit Says EEOC's Subpoena Out Of Line
The Tenth Circuit recently held that a district court did not abuse its discretion when it declined to enforce a far-reaching EEOC administrative subpoena relating to one employee's charge of disability and pregnancy discrimination.
United States
13 Mar 2017
No Means No – Judge Limits The EEOC's Claims In Bass Pro Case (Again)
In the high-profile EEOC race discrimination litigation against Bass Pro, the Court denied the EEOC's motion for a ruling that would have allowed it to include in its § 706 claims...
United States
13 Jan 2017
4 Changes EEOC May Face Under Trump
Seyfarth's annual EEOC-Initiated Litigation report was featured in a January 6 story by Law360.
United States
13 Jan 2017
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