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Monthly Archives: February 2014

EEOC-Initiated Litigation Webinar: Case Law Developments In 2013 And Trends To Watch For In 2014

Posted in Uncategorized

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

Calling all loyal blog readers – the EEOC-Initiated litigation webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, February 25, 2013. Click here to register and attend.

Our readers have given us wide-ranging feedback since the launch of our annual EEOC litigation study, EEOC-Initiated Litigation: Case Law Developments In 2013 And Trends To Watch For … Continue Reading

U.S. Commission On Civil Rights Reaches No Consensus On The EEOC’s Background Check Guidance

Posted in Regulatory / Guidance Issuance

By Pamela Q. Devata, Gerald L. Maatman Jr., and Howard M. Wexler

The EEOC has come under fire from Courts, State Attorney Generals, and even the entire State of Texas because of its guidance document regarding use of criminal background checks as hiring screens.

As we previously discussed, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (“USCCR”) convened … Continue Reading

What Can the ADA Do For You? Court “Delivers” Blow To UPS By Allowing EEOC’s Challenge To Its Leave Policy

Posted in Defenses to Pattern or Practice Cases

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

On February 11, 2014, Judge Sara Ellis of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois denied United Parcel Services, Inc.’s (“UPS”) motion to dismiss in EEOC v. UPS, Inc., No. 1:09-CV-05291 (N.D. Ill. Feb. 12, 2014) –  a  lawsuit alleging that UPS violated the Americans With Disabilities … Continue Reading