EEOC Conciliation Efforts Not Reviewable, 7th Circ. Hears

Law360, New York (September 30, 2013, 6:09 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's presuit settlement efforts aren't reviewable by courts, and if the Seventh Circuit rules otherwise, it would only encourage litigation over EEOC conciliation, not increase the number of worker bias claims resolved without lawsuits, the agency said Friday.

The EEOC filed a reply brief Friday at the Seventh Circuit in support of the agency's interlocutory challenge to a ruling in a suit against Mach Mining Co. — which allegedly has never hired a woman for a mining position — where a...
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