EEOC Must Rethink Presuit Strategy After Bloomberg Loss
By Abigail Rubenstein
Law360, New York (September 10, 2013, 8:20 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission suffered a stinging rebuke to its prelitigation practices Monday, when a New York federal judge decimated the agency's pregnancy bias suit against Bloomberg LP, and attorneys say the decision is another in a growing line that shows the agency must rethink how it launches large-scale cases.
In a pair of rulings Monday, U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska dismissed all but one of the plaintiffs from a once wide-ranging lawsuit the agency lodged in 2007 accusing the company of cutting workers'...