EEOC Lawsuit Filings Dip As Agency Focuses On Case Quality

Law360, New York (October 5, 2012, 7:44 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed less than half as many new lawsuits in its 2012 fiscal year as it did the previous year, according to data released by attorneys at Seyfarth Shaw LLP on Thursday, and one commissioner was quick to respond, saying the agency is being more selective about the cases it pursues.

Seyfarth attorneys published their tally of the EEOC's filings from the agency's 2012 fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30, in a blog post Thursday, surmising that the dip in filings...
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