By Annette Tyman, Matthew J. Gagnon, Brandon L. Dixon, and Taylor Iaculla

Seyfarth Synopsis: The United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in one of the most anticipated employment cases of this term. In Muldrow v. City of St. Louis, the Court considered whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination in transfer

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By Kristina Launey and John W. Egan

Seyfarth Synopsis: Recent guidance from the EEOC on federal agencies’ disability accommodation obligations contain insights for private employers as well.

The EEOC recently published an article, Providing an Accessible Workplace, which while directed at federal agencies also includes important guidance for private employers as well.  As the nation’s largest employer, the federal

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By Owen Wolfe, Eddy Salcedo, and Grayson Moronta

Seyfarth Synopsis: In May 2023, music and entertainment mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs, through his company, Combs Wines and Spirits LLC, commenced a lawsuit in New York Supreme Court alleging that Diageo North America, a publicly-traded alcoholic beverage company, engaged in discriminatory conduct against brands owned by Black entrepreneurs, despite touting

Continue Reading A Toast to Diversity?:  Sean “Diddy” Combs’ Suit Against Diageo Heats Up

Seyfarth Synopsis: Annette Tyman, Chair of Seyfarth’s People Analytics practice, will join a panel discussion on “Turning Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Data into Sustainable Change and Action” at the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Annual Conference, April 19-23, 2023.

The panel discussion will focus on increasing an understanding of considerations and recommended approaches relating to

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