Deleon v. Kalamazoo Cnty. Rd. Comm'n, 2014 WL 114016, F.3d. (6th Cir. Jan. 14, 2014)
Laura Taraban, 3L, American University Washington College of Law
Issue: Whether a lateral transfer constitutes an adverse employment action where the employee had previously applied to and was deemed unqualified for the position?
Schlottman v. Perez (Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor), No. 12-5132 (D.C. Cir. Jan. 3, 2014)
Hannah E. Fields, University of Maryland School of Law, 2L
Issue: Given the “savings clause” at 5 U.S.C. § 7702(f) (when an employee timely files an action with an improper agency, the employee shall be treated as having timely filed the action, as of the date it is filed, with the proper agency), should a complaint be dismissed when a complainant initiates an action before the wrong agency—timely by that wrong agency’s rules, but untimely by the proper agency’s rules?
E.E.O.C. v. Farmer’s Pride, Inc., No. 12-MC-138, 2012 WL 5363145 (E.D. Penn. Oct. 31, 2012).
Issue: (1) Whether the EEOC may require a party through subpoena to produce material pertaining to employees, time periods, and departments not mentioned in the complaint? (2) Whether a confidentiality order should be granted to prevent dissemination of employees’ contact information to a party adverse to the Respondent?