EEOC Year-End Countdown

Monthly Archives: September 2015

Groundhog Day In September – Another Repeat Of The EEOC Fiscal Year-End Lawsuit Filing Frenzy

Posted in EEOC Litigation

By Matthew J. Gagnon, Christopher DeGroff, and Gerald L. Maatman, Jr.

As the clock ticked down on the EEOC’s fiscal year (which ended on September 30), we are struck once again by the eerily consistent trend in the agency’s federal court filing trends. Employers around the country are seemingly trapped in the “Groundhog’s-day-like” loop that occurs each September. … Continue Reading

Court Rejects The EEOC’s Request For A Free Pass From Discovery In Pattern Or Practice Lawsuit

Posted in Discovery

By Gerald L. Maatman Jr. and Christina M. Janice

In an order recently issued in EEOC v J.R. Baker Farms, LLC, et al., Case No. 7:14-CV-136 (M.D. Ga. Sept. 9, 2015), Senior Judge Hugh Lawson  of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia compelled the EEOC to produce in discovery anecdotal claims information for each known “class … Continue Reading

Court Finds Against EEOC And Holds Charging Party Who Represented Herself As Being “Totally Disabled” Was Not Qualified To Perform Her Job

Posted in Motions for Summary Judgment

By Christopher M. Cascino and Gerald L. Maatman, Jr.

In EEOC v. Vicksburg Healthcare LLC, et al., Case No. 13-CV-895 (S.D. Miss. Aug. 27, 2015), a case we have blogged about previously here and here, Judge Keith Starrett of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi recently rejected the EEOC’s lawsuit. He entered summary judgment … Continue Reading