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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Court Issues Mixed Bag Discovery Decision In EEOC Nationwide Race Discrimination Case

Posted in Discovery

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

In EEOC v. DolGenCorp, LLC d/b/a Dollar General, No. 13-CV-4307 (N.D. Ill.), a case we blogged about previously here, Judge Andrea Wood of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently decided several discovery issues that have become increasingly common in large-scale, EEOC-initiated disparate impact … Continue Reading

Employers Beware: EEOC’s 2015 Performance And Accountability Report Reaffirms Its Commitment To High Profile, Systemic Litigation

Posted in EEOC Litigation

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

On November 19, 2015, the EEOC released its annual 2015 Performance and Accountability Report (“PAR”). The Report reflects the progress of the EEOC’s continued efforts to meet the enforcement priorities outlined in its 2012 strategic enforcement plan (“SEP”), including its systemic litigation initiative. For employers, this is perhaps … Continue Reading

Ninth Circuit: The EEOC Can Subpoena Extensive Employee Information

Posted in Investigation Tactics and Administrative Subpoenas

By Laura J. Maechtlen and Courtney K. Bohl

As our readers may recall, in November 2012, Judge G. Murray Snow of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona nixed a subpoena issued by the EEOC seeking employee pedigree information (name, address, telephone number and social security number), and information regarding the reasons for employee terminations. The court … Continue Reading