EEOC Sues Too Fast, House Report Says

Law360, New York (May 9, 2014, 8:16 PM EDT) -- In a budget report released by a U.S. House of Representatives committee on Thursday, lawmakers accused the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of perpetually launching litigation before engaging in meaningful conciliation efforts, demanding a corrective plan of action from the agency.

The report, which the House Appropriation Committee released alongside its announcement that it had approved a funding proposal for various agencies, said the EEOC has a habit of cracking open lawsuits before engaging in meaningful discussions with parties.

“The committee is concerned with the EEOC’s pursuit of litigation absent good faith conciliation efforts,” the report states.

The House Appropriation Committee...

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