EEOC Conciliation Should Face Court Review, 7th Circ. Told
By Alex Lawson
Law360, New York (August 29, 2013, 6:56 PM EDT) -- A coalition of business associations told the Seventh Circuit on Wednesday that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s obligation to attempt to settle employee discrimination claims out of court should be subjected to a judicial review, despite the EEOC’s contention that conciliation is not reviewable.
The Retail Litigation Center Inc. and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce were among the signatories on an amicus brief submitted to the court in an appeal stemming from a lawsuit accusing Mach Mining LLC of bias against women in its hiring...