Strategic / Policy Initiatives

By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., Christopher J. DeGroff, Matthew J. Gagnon and Alex W. Karasik

Seyfarth SynopsisOn November 15, 2018, the EEOC released its annual Performance and Accountability Report (‘PAR”) for Fiscal Year 2018 (here) – a year-end report card of sorts, and a critical publication for employers

th7Y6M6GN7By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., Christina M. Janice and Alex W. Karasik

Seyfarth Synopsis: With the publication of a ten-year review of its systemic discrimination program on July 7, 2016, the EEOC seeks to blunt employer and judicial scrutiny of the EEOC’s litigation practices by emphasizing its internal staffing and technological improvements, the gains

 untitledBy Christopher DeGroff, Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., and Howard Wexler

With little fanfare, the EEOC  quietly announced on February 18, 2016 its adoption of new “Nationwide Procedures for Releasing Respondent Position Statements and Obtaining Responses from Charging Parties.” Importantly, the Nationwide Procedures retroactively apply to all EEOC requests for position statements

numbersBy Gerald L. Maatman Jr., Christina M. Janice, Christopher DeGroff, and Matthew Gagnon

On February 11, 2016, the EEOC released its Fiscal Year 2015 Enforcement Data (here), which tracked closely with the observations and analyses that we published for our readers over a month ago in EEOC-Initiated Litigation: Case Law