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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Another Court Rejects The EEOC’s Pattern Or Practice Claims As Time Barred By § 706’s 300-Day Limitation Period

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In an issue of first impression before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Judge Nora B. Fischer in EEOC v. United States Steel Corporation, et al., No. 10-CV-1284 (W.D. Pa. July 23, 2012), granted, in part, Defendant’s motion to dismiss, and held that the EEOC must adhere to § 706’s 300-day limitations period relative to … Continue Reading

Please Join Us For Our Mid-Year EEOC Litigation Webinar

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Loyal readers of our blog –  here is a webinar focused on one of the most vexing challenges of workplace law – dealing with the EEOC’s enforcement program.

On Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 12:00pm Central / 1:00pm Eastern, Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Christopher DeGroff, co-chairs of the firm’s Complex Discrimination Litigation group, will host an interactive webinar on … Continue Reading

The EEOC Suffers Another Blow – The Tenth Circuit Affirms Grant Of Summary Judgment To Employer Against The Commission

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Yesterday, the EEOC’s aggressive attempt to litigate issues under the Americans With Disabilities Act faced a resounding defeat in EEOC v. The Picture People, Inc., No. 11-CV-1306 (10th Cir. 2012). The Tenth Circuit affirmed the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado’s grant of summary judgment to the employer, the Picture People (“TPP”), and dismissed the EEOC’s lawsuit, … Continue Reading

The EEOC Secures Approval Of $11 Million Consent Decree In Its Largest Settlement Of 2012

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The EEOC secured approval of its largest settlement in 2012 this past week in EEOC v. Yellow Transportation, Inc. and YRC, Inc., No. 09-7693 (N.D. Ill. June 28, 2012), a pattern or practice lawsuit involving allegations of systemic race discrimination. Approved by Magistrate Judge Susan E. Cox of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the consent Continue Reading