Law and the Workplace
Amanda Wiley

Amanda Wiley

Associate

Amanda Wiley is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department.

Amanda assists employers in all types of employment-related litigation and counseling, from single-plaintiff harassment and discrimination cases to large, complex collective and class actions. She has represented clients in proceedings before federal and state courts, arbitrators and administrative agencies throughout the U.S. She has worked for clients in many industries, including transportation, retail, education, banking and financial services, manufacturing, food and beverage, medical devices and pharmaceutical.

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Seventh Circuit: EEOC May Continue Investigation After Dismissal of Private Lawsuit

The Seventh Circuit recently concluded that the EEOC’s investigative powers do not end when a lawsuit related to the originating charge ends.  EEOC v. Union Pacific, No. 15-cv-3452 (Aug. 15, 2017). Background.  Two former railroad employees alleged race discrimination and retaliation in EEOC charges, asserting that they were not permitted to take an advancement test … Continue Reading

Supreme Court Concludes That EEOC Conciliation Efforts Are Reviewable by Courts

On April 29, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously concluded that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) efforts to conciliate a matter before filing suit—a statutory requirement of Title VII—can be reviewed by the courts. Mach Mining, LLC. v. EEOC, No. 13-1019 (April 29, 2015). The Court reversed a Seventh Circuit ruling that the EEOC … Continue Reading
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