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Supremes to Employers: No, We Won't Make EEOC Force You To Settle
Posted on 1 May 2015 by Donna Ballman

In one of the most bizarre employer appeals I've ever seen, a company called Mach Mining asked the Supreme Court to dismiss a suit by EEOC because EEOC didn't engage in sufficient conciliation efforts. Conciliation is a fancy term for trying to... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court: EEOC’s Conciliation Efforts May Be Reviewed
Posted on 29 Apr 2015 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) Courts have a limited authority to review whether the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has met its duty under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to attempt conciliation, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled... Read More

The Supreme Court Decides Mach Mining LLC vs. EEOC: A “Win” For Employers?
Posted on 8 May 2015 by Sheppard Mullin

by Terese Connolly and Mikela Sutrina Last week, in Mach Mining, LLC v. EEOC , the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that Title VII authorizes judicial review of the EEOC’s efforts to satisfy its statutory duty to conciliate before filing suit... Read More

Employment Attorneys React to Supreme Court Decision in Mach Mining v. EEOC
Posted on 1 May 2015 by Lorene Schaefer

On Wednesday, the United States Supreme Court settled the question of whether the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s statutory duty to conciliate a remedy to a Title VII violation prior to filing a lawsuit is subject to some level of judicial... Read More