A Win for Employers and a Loss for the EEOC; Again

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the lower court’s award of summary judgment in EEOC v. Freeman.  The district court “granted summary judgment to Freeman after excluding the EEOC’s expert testimony as unreliable under [the] Federal Rule of Evidence…Without this testimony, the district court found the agency failed to establish a prima… Continue reading A Win for Employers and a Loss for the EEOC; Again

Left and Right Unite for Criminal Justice Reform

Over the last few years, we have written about an emerging and unlikely alliance of strange bedfellows from both the left and right ends of the political spectrum uniting to support criminal justice reform (see tag, Left and Right meet).  The latest example of this is highlighted in a New York Times story, Unlikely Cause… Continue reading Left and Right Unite for Criminal Justice Reform

New EEOC Oversight and Accountability Legislation Introduced

In January, U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI) introduced three bills aimed at reforming the EEOC and providing greater certainty for employers and employees.  The package of bills are the Certainty in Enforcement Act of 2015, H.R. 548; the Litigation Oversight Act of 2015, H.R. 549; and the EEOC Transparency and Accountability Act, H.R. 550.  .  Rep. Walberg chairs the… Continue reading New EEOC Oversight and Accountability Legislation Introduced