Seyfarth Synopsis: The EEOC and the Department of Labor Wage Hour Division (WHD) have taken an important step toward inter-agency coordination, committing to information sharing, joint investigations, training, and public outreach. The Memorandum of Understanding between the EEOC and DOL contemplates referring complaints between the two agenciesContinue Reading EEOC and DOL Join Forces – What the Alliance Means for Employers
Seyfarth Synopsis: Michigan college loses motion for summary judgment in former instructor’s age discrimination claims because the college provided “shifting justifications” over time for its decision not to interview instructor for a tenure-track position.
On May 5, 2023, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan George Caram Steeh denied Delta College’s…Continue Reading A Cautionary Tale: Inconsistent Reasoning In Employment Decision Can Lead To Trial
Seyfarth Synopsis: On January 10, 2023, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released for public comment its draft 2023-2027 Strategic Enforcement Plan (“SEP”)—a document that will guide the Commission’s enforcement priorities for the next five years. The EEOC’s prior Strategic Plan described how it would pursue its enforcement goals. (See our earlier blog on…Continue Reading The EEOC Targets Construction Industry For Heightened Enforcement