Employers Cleaning Workers’ Clocks In Bias Suits, Data Says

Law360 (May 31, 2018, 12:02 AM EDT) -- Employers win far more discrimination cases than workers, but that trend gets turned upside down when the plaintiff is the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, according to new federal employment case data from legal analytics firm Lex Machina. 

Lex Machina found the party bringing suit won judgment or at trial in just 2 percent of all Title VII and Americans with Disabilities Act suits that ended between 2009 and 2017, or in a little over 3,000 cases. This was the period covered by the firm’s first-ever employment litigation report, released last week.

Title VII and ADA defendants won 17 percent of...

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