seal.jpgBy Laura Maechtlen and Brian Wong

When negotiating settlement terms with the EEOC, employers can expect the EEOC to make great efforts to incorporate expansive enforcement mechanisms into a proposed consent decree. To this end, the EEOC frequently demands any consent decree agreed upon by the parties for settlement purposes include an express “continuing jurisdiction” clause that allows the parties at

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Co-authored by Lynn Kappelman and Leslie Solondz

Designed to coincide with the first National Equal Pay Day, on April 12, 2011, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (“IWPR”) issued a 162 page report analyzing 502 race and sex discrimination class action settlements between 2000 and 2008. The IWPR Report analyzes the injunctive relief provisions contained in those class action settlements.

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