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Keys To Successor Liability: EEOC Discrimination Suit In Alabama

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: An Alabama district court granted a temporary staffing company’s motion to dismiss all claims in one of the EEOC’s most high-profile lawsuits asserting hiring discrimination and abuse of vulnerable workers....more

Despite New Administration, EEOC Maintains Position that Title VII Prohibits Gender Identity Discrimination

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: To the surprise of many, the EEOC is not retreating from the argument first made by the Obama administration that Title VII forbids employment discrimination based on gender identity. In EEOC v. R.G....more

Minister or Not? Gay Bias Case Turns on Employee’s Role

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: A federal judge has allowed a discrimination lawsuit to proceed against the Archdiocese of Chicago. The plaintiff alleges that his engagement to another man resulted in his termination. The church sought...more

EEOC’s “Reverse” National Origin Discrimination Suit Survives Motion to Dismiss

by Franczek Radelet P.C. on

This week, a federal district court ruled that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) made sufficient factual allegations of intentional discrimination against a local farming company to survive a motion to...more

Discrimination Claim—Based on Association to Disabled Relative—Survives Dismissal Request

by Fenwick & West LLP on

In Rope v. Auto-Chlor System of Washington, Inc., plaintiff Scott Rope, a former branch manager for Auto-Chlor, sued his employer for violation of the newly-enacted Michelle Maykin Memorial Donation Protection Act,...more

EEOC to proceed with class action disability discrimination case against UPS

by Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP on

In a ruling that could negatively impact employers, an Illinois federal judge has allowed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) to proceed with a class action disability discrimination case against United...more

Vegan Employee May Proceed with Religious Discrimination Claim

A federal district court in Ohio has refused to dismiss a complaint for religious discrimination made by a hospital employee after the employee was fired for refusing to be vaccinated for the flu. The basis of the refusal to...more

Judge Reverses Prior Rulings Dismissing Case and Allows EEOC Disability Suit Against UPS to Proceed

Federal Court Affirms Agency May File Class Complaint Without Complete Information on All Possible Bias Victims CHICAGO - On its own motion, a federal district court reversed itself Friday and denied a defendant's...more

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