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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Mixed Ruling In EEOC Religious Discrimination Case Confirms That Single Mass Termination Does Not Create A “Pattern Or Practice”

Posted in EEOC Litigation

By Gerald L. Maatman and Jennifer A. Riley

On April 12, 2013, Judge Laurie Smith Camp of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska issued her summary judgment opinion in EEOC v. JBS USA, LLC, No. 10-CV-318 (D. Neb. Apr. 12, 2013). In a mixed decision, Judge Camp gave the EEOC the benefit of the doubt on its … Continue Reading

Inadmissible Hearsay Rots Away Remaining EEOC Apple-Orchard Retaliation Claims

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By Christopher DeGroff and Robb McFadden

Fresh on the heels of a full defense verdict in one of the EEOC’s highest profile sexual harassment cases of 2012-2013, the Commission was dealt another blow on April 19, 2013, when the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington dismissed a closely related retaliation case because of the lack of admissible … Continue Reading

EEOC Apple-Orchard Case Chopped Down By Washington Jury

Posted in EEOC Litigation

By Christopher DeGroff, Gerald L. Maatman, and Laura Maechtlen

After years of smash-mouth litigation, it was a clean sweep for a large agri-business employer this week in one of the EEOC’s highest profile cases of 2012-2013 – a full defense verdict on April 3, 2013 by a jury of seven men and two women in the U.S. District … Continue Reading