What To Do When EEOC Oversteps Its Investigative Powers

Law360, New York (November 7, 2013, 4:00 PM EST) -- Suffice it to say, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s litigation tactics have come under increasingly heavy scrutiny over the past few years. The EEOC is currently facing what could be the largest fee sanction award in its history — a potential $4.7 million in fees and costs for pursuing “unreasonable” and “groundless” claims in the case of EEOC v. CRST Van Expedited Inc.

And, the EEOC may be facing a similarly large bill now that a New York federal judge has, in a strongly worded opinion,...
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