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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
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
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
EEOC's Motion For Sanctions Granted Over Employer's Failure To Preserve And Produce Records
In an EEOC lawsuit alleging that an employer failed to reasonably accommodate its Muslim employees' requests for prayer breaks, a federal court in Colorado granted the EEOC's motion for sanctions...
United States
21 Aug 2017
More "Mark Of The Beast" – Fourth Circuit Affirms Denial Of Employer's Post-Verdict Motions In EEOC's Anti-Christ Discrimination Case
The Fourth Circuit recently affirmed a U.S. District Court's denial of three post-verdict motions brought by an employer in an EEOC religious discrimination case alleging a failure to accommodate an employee's Anti-Christ fears.
United States
26 Jun 2017
Employer Defeats Novel TCPA Class Action
The ruling ought to be required reading for corporate counsel in order to understand this emerging risk and to craft strategies to protect companies against such claims.
United States
10 Apr 2017
No New Trial: Court Grounds EEOC Following JetStream's Victory In Religious Discrimination Trial
Following a major victory for an airline-industry employer over the EEOC in a Title VII action regarding religious accommodations, the Court denied the EEOC's motion for a new trial.
United States
16 Nov 2016
Jumping For Joint Employer: The EEOC Files Amicus Brief Supporting Broadened Definition Of Joint Employer In High-Profile NLRB Litigation
Following the NLRB's expansion of the definition of "joint employer" in the high-profile Browning-Ferris case, the EEOC filed an amicus brief supporting the broadening of both agencies' tests for determination...
United States
26 Sep 2016
After A Decade Of Mixed Results, EEOC Rebrands Its Systemic Discrimination Litigation Program
With the publication of a ten-year review of its systemic discrimination program on July 7, 2016, the EEOC seeks to blunt employer and judicial scrutiny of the EEOC's litigation practices...
United States
21 Jul 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
Investigating Illegal Aliens' Charges: Fourth Circuit Says EEOC Can Serve Subpoena On Employer
Undocumented workers and immigration reform are part of the political debate for the upcoming Presidential election.
United States
4 May 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
Mach Mining Part 3: Supreme Court Gem Resurfaces In Southern District Of Illinois
This decision is required reading for employers engaged in EEOC investigations, conciliations and enforcement litigation.
United States
28 Jan 2016
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