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Monthly Archives: June 2014

EEOC Suffers Resounding Summary Judgment Defeat In ADA Case

Posted in Motions for Summary Judgment

By Gerald L. Maatman Jr. and Howard M. Wexler

In a case we have previously blogged about several times due to spoliation sanctions imposed on the EEOC – most recently here – the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina finally reached the merits of the case and granted summary judgment in favor of the employer.  In … Continue Reading

Mach Mining Gets Last Word At The SCOTUS In Its Quest For Clarification Of EEOC’s Conciliation Obligations

Posted in EEOC Litigation

By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Jennifer A. Riley

On June 2, 2014, Mach Mining filed its Reply in support of its Petition for a writ of certiorari from the U.S. Supreme Court in EEOC v. Mach Mining, Case No. 13-1019 (U.S. June 2, 2014).

In a game-changing decision, in December 2013, the Seventh Circuit ruled that an alleged … Continue Reading

Fruit Growers’ Discrimination Dismissal Makes For Both A Sweet And Sour Victory

Posted in Motions for Summary Judgment

By Christopher DeGroff, Kevin Fritz, and Gerald L. Maatman, Jr.

The EEOC’s reach once again exceeded its grasp in its failed lawsuit against growers in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington. In EEOC v. Global Horizons, Inc., 11-CV- 3045, 2014 WL 2207866 (E.D. Wash. May 28, 2014), the Court tossed out the EEOC’s discrimination … Continue Reading