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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Progress, But Also Perpetuated Errors, In The EEOC’s Proposed GINA Rule Regarding Wellness Program Incentives

Posted in Regulatory / Guidance Issuance

By Paul Kehoe and Larry Lorber

Today, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking addressing wellness program incentives under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA Proposed Rule”) in the Federal Register (here). This NRPM comes on the heels of the EEOC’s proposed rule covering wellness program incentives under the Americans With Disabilities … Continue Reading

Another One Bites The Dust At “Mach” Speed: EEOC’s Age Discrimination Lawsuit Dismissed Based On Failure To Conciliate

Posted in EEOC Litigation

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

We’ve previously blogged about the impact the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Mach Mining v. EEOC, 135 S. Ct. 1645 (2015), most recently here and here. As we predicted, the true impact of Mach Mining will not be known until federal courts around the country start to weigh in on … Continue Reading

Court Allows EEOC’s Discrimination Suit Over Religious Garb To Proceed To Jury

Posted in Motions for Summary Judgment

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

In an order recently issued in EEOC v Jetstream Ground Services, Inc., Case No. 13-CV-02340 (D. Colo. Sept. 29, 2015), Judge Christine Arguello of the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado ruled that the EEOC had satisfied all of its pre-suit conciliation requirements and demonstrated sufficient evidence to proceed … Continue Reading