Mach Mining-EEOC High Court Case Could Be 'Game Changer'

Law360, New York (July 1, 2014, 8:38 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to wade into the legal fight between Mach Mining LLC and the U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over whether courts can review the agency's required presuit efforts to settle bias claims, setting the stage for a decision that could limit how aggressive the EEOC can be during conciliation, lawyers say. 

Petitioner Mach Mining and the EEOC agreed that the nation's highest court should take the case because of the importance of the underlying issue and divergent appeals court rulings, even though the EEOC said that the Seventh Circuit's finding that EEOC conciliation efforts are beyond the scope of...

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