Category Archives: EEOC

The Lessons of EEOC v. Freeman – “Know when to hold ’em. Know when to fold ’em.”

I was going to skip past this opinion from the District of Maryland until I realized that it started with a reference to a classic country song and, therefore, it immediately moved up my list and became worthy of a … Continue reading

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The EEOC’s New Online Charge System

Don’t be surprised if you start getting more electronic communications from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  The EEOC has initiated a new online pilot program to transmit documents electronically. This move, according to the EEOC, will streamline the submission of … Continue reading

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Ten Things Any Business Owner Can Do Today to Protect Their Company

Navigating employment laws can be an overwhelming task, but there are steps all companies can take to address risks and fix problems before they become costly mistakes. Update your Employee Handbook – Admit it. You have not looked at the … Continue reading

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EEOC Charge Handling Process

What happens when a current or former employee files a charge of discrimination with the EEOC? The EEOC has explained it in its description of the charge handling process. However, I imagine if a company has not been through the … Continue reading

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EEOC Ordered to Pay Attorneys’ Fees to Prevailing Defendant

The past few weeks have been notable for EEOC litigation.  In one recent case, EEOC v. CRST Van Expedited Inc., the Northern District of Iowa ordered the EEOC to pay almost $4.7 million in attorneys’ fees and costs to defendant … Continue reading

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