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Conditional Certification Granted In ADEA Collective Action On Behalf Of All Chattanooga Volkswagen Employees Aged 50 And Over
Plaintiff also submitted declarations from three other over-50 employees at the Chattanooga plant.
United States
21 Jun 2019
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
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
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
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. District Court for the Western District of New York refused to strike class allegations of discrimination in promotions.
United States
14 Feb 2019
5 Key Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation For 2018: Trend #5 — The #MeToo Effect Video
In last week's blog posting, we explained to our readers how the #MeToo Movement impacted the class action litigation space in 2018, and accordingly became the fifth trend of this year's WCAR.
United States
31 Jan 2019
5 Key Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation: Trend #5 Impact Of The #MeToo Movement
Seyfarth Synopsis: Seemingly overnight, the #MeToo movement emerged as a worldwide social phenomenon with significant implications for the workplace and class action litigation.
United States
30 Jan 2019
5 Key Trends For Workplace Class Action Litigation In 2018: #4 Lower Class Action Settlement Numbers In 2018
As measured by the top ten largest case resolutions in various workplace class action categories, overall settlement numbers decreased significantly in 2018 as compared to 2017.
United States
28 Jan 2019
5 Key Trends For Workplace Class Action Litigation For 2018: Trend #3 Governmental Enforcement Litigation Trends In 2018
Seyfarth Synopsis: On the governmental enforcement front, the change-over from the Obama Administration to the Trump Administration had little to no impact ...
United States
24 Jan 2019
5 Key Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation For 2018: Trend #2 Class Certification Trends In 2018
Seyfarth Synopsis: As our 2019 Workplace Class Action Report describes, 2018 was quite an interesting year for employers in terms of class certification rulings.
United States
22 Jan 2019
Seyfarth's 2019 Workplace Class Action Litigation Report Is Now Available!
Seyfarth Synopsis: At 852 pages, Seyfarth's 15th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report analyzes 1,453 rulings and is our most comprehensive Report ever.
United States
11 Jan 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
Applying Wal-Mart, Court Denies Certification Of Nationwide Title Vii Class Action Asserting Framework Within Which Discretionary Decision-Making Was Done
Seyfarth Synopsis: In a major end-of-the-year ruling, employers scored a significant victory in terms of the denial of class certification in a major gender discrimination case ...
United States
6 Dec 2018
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
Federal Court Rules That An EEOC Lawsuit Is Not Barred By Bankruptcy Code's Automatic Stay
The government's anti-discrimination watchdog can be extremely aggressive in pursuing discrimination claims, including pursuing those claims after an employer files for bankruptcy.
United States
17 Oct 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
Fourth Circuit Sides With EEOC: Back Pay Damages Are Mandatory Under The ADEA
Seyfarth Synopsis: Although back pay has been awarded in Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) cases for quite some time, few courts have specifically addressed whether these damages
United States
26 Sep 2018
Bracing For The Deluge Of EEOC Lawsuits (Video)
Seyfarth Synopsis: As we near the end of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's ("EEOC") fiscal year in September 2018, employers and litigators have started to notice an uptick in the Commission's activity.
United States
5 Sep 2018
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