EEOC Anticipates Dip In 2012 Systemic Case Filings, GC Says

Law360, New York (August 1, 2012, 9:55 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's general counsel said Wednesday that the number of systemic cases filed by the agency in fiscal year 2012 should be lower than the 23 brought last year, likely due to the need to devote limited resources to existing litigation.

The 23 systemic cases the agency filed in fiscal year 2011 was the highest total ever and will retain that distinction for the foreseeable future because “that number's going to be down this year,” P. David Lopez told Law360. He surmised...
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