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Commission Votes: September 2023

Date of Final Vote Document Type Matter Statute, Issues, and Bases InvolvedCommissioner Vote Result Document Link 
9/5/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 1 of ResolutionEEOC v. Security Engineers, Inc.

Title VII               

Sex                      

Assignment     

Hiring

Systemic

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Disapprove

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(3-2)

EEOC v. Security Engineers, Inc.
9/5/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 1 of ResolutionEEOC v. Enterprise Leasing Company of Florida, LLC

ADEA

Age

Hiring

Systemic

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Disapprove

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(3-2)

EEOC v. Enterprise Leasing Company of Florida, LLC
9/5/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 1 of ResolutionEEOC v. Walmart, Inc. and Walmart Stores Arkansas, LLC

ADA

Disability

Failure to Accommodate

Use of a Qualification Standard

Discharge

Systemic

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(4-1)

EEOC v. Walmart, Inc. and Walmart Stores Arkansas, LLC
9/5/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 1 of ResolutionEEOC v. The Phoenix Center, Inc.

ADA

Disability

Hiring

Pre-Offer Medical Inquiries

Discharge

Systemic

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(4-1)

EEOC v. The Phoenix Center, Inc.
9/5/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 1 of ResolutionEEOC v. Ecoserv, LLC

Title VII

ADEA

Age

Sex

Race

Retaliation

Discharge

Hiring

Systemic

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Approve

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(5-0)

EEOC v. Ecoserv, LLC
9/6/23Recommendation to Participate as Amicus CuriaeGarrick v. Moody Bible Institute

Title VII

Sex

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Disapprove

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(3-2)

Garrick v. Moody Bible Institute
9/8/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 1 of ResolutionEEOC v. Meathead Movers, Inc.

ADEA

Age

Hiring

Recruiting

Advertising

Systemic

 

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(4-1)

EEOC v. Meathead Movers, Inc.
9/8/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 2 of ResolutionEEOC v. Chesapeake Montessori Foundation, Inc.

ADA

Disability

Hiring

Individual

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(4-1)

EEOC v. Chesapeake Montessori Foundation, Inc.
9/8/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 1 of ResolutionEEOC v. Waste Industries U.S.A., LLC, TransWaste Services, LLC, Waste Industries Atlanta, LLC, and GFL Environmental, Inc.

Title VII

Sex

Hiring

Systemic  

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Approve

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(5-0)

EEOC v. Waste Industries U.S.A., LLC, TransWaste Services, LLC, Waste Industries Atlanta, LLC, and GFL Environmental, Inc.
9/11/23Recommendation to Participate as Amicus CuriaeMorgan v. Allison Crane & Rigging LLC

ADA

Disability  

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Disapprove

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(3-2)

Morgan v. Allison Crane & Rigging LLC
9/11/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 1 of ResolutionEEOC v. Fricker’s U.S.A., LLC and Fricker’s Holding Company, Inc.

Title VII

Sex

Hiring

Systemic   

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Approve

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(5-0)

EEOC v. Fricker’s U.S.A., LLC and Fricker’s Holding Company, Inc.
9/12/23Non-Litigation RecommendationProposed MOU Between the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division and the U.S. EEOC 

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Disapprove

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(3-2)

MOU Between the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division and the U.S. EEOC
9/13/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 2 of ResolutionEEOC v. 4Top Hospitality Group, Inc., and J.H.S. Holdings, LLC, d/b/a AMERIGO-MEMPHIS

Title VII

Sex

Harassment

Retaliatory Discharge

Individual

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Disapprove

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(3-2)

EEOC v. 4Top Hospitality Group, Inc., and J.H.S. Holdings, LLC, d/b/a AMERIGO-MEMPHIS
9/14/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 1 of ResolutionEEOC v. United Parcel Service

ADA

Disability

Hiring

Failure to Accommodate

Systemic

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Disapprove

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(3-2)

EEOC v. United Parcel Service
9/14/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 2 of ResolutionEEOC v. A&A Appliance, Inc. d/b/a Appliance Factory Outlet, Inc.

ADA

Disability

Failure to Accommodate

Retaliatory Discharge

Discharge

Individual

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Approve

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(5-0)

EEOC v. A&A Appliance, Inc. d/b/a Appliance Factory Outlet, Inc.
9/15/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 1 of ResolutionEEOC v. Lori’s Gifts, Inc.

ADA

Disability

Interference with Rights

Pre-Offer Medical Inquiries

Qualification Standard

Failure to Accommodate

Hiring

Systemic

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Approve

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(5-0)

EEOC v. Lori’s Gifts, Inc.
9/18/23Non-Litigation RecommendationRequest for Commission Approval of the EEOC's Strategic Enforcement Plan for FY 2024-2028 

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Disapprove

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(3-2)

EEOC's Strategic Enforcement Plan for FY 2024-2028
9/19/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 1 of ResolutionEEOC v. TKO Construction Services

Title VII

ADEA

Race

Age

Sex

Failure to Recruit

Failure to Refer

Failure to Hire

Failure to Assign

Constructive Discharge

Classification

Systemic

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Approve

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(5-0)

EEOC v. TKO Construction Services
9/19/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 1 of ResolutionEEOC v. Didlake, Inc.

ADA

Disability

Retaliatory Discharge

Failure to Accommodate

Termination

Systemic

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Approve

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(5-0)

EEOC v. Didlake, Inc.
9/19/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 1 of ResolutionEEOC v. Aaron Thomas Company, Inc. and Supreme Staffing, LLC

Title VII

Race

Recruiting

Segregation

Termination

Hiring

Systemic

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Approve

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(5-0)

EEOC v. Aaron Thomas Company, Inc. and Supreme Staffing, LLC
9/20/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 1 of ResolutionEEOC v. National Telecommuting Institute, Inc.

ADA

Disability

Failure to Accommodate

Failure to Rehire

Classification

Systemic

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(4-1)

EEOC v. National Telecommuting Institute, Inc.
9/20/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 2 of ResolutionEEOC v. Laurel Health Care Company, et al.

Title VII

ADEA

Sex

Age

Retaliation

Failure to Rehire

Discharge

Individual

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(4-1)

EEOC v. Laurel Health Care Company, et al.
9/21/23Recommendation to Participate as Amicus CuriaeLevario v. AT&T Corporation; AT&T Service, Inc.

ADA

Disability

Retaliation  

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Approve

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(5-0)

Levario v. AT&T Corporation; AT&T Service, Inc.
9/22/23Recommendation to Participate as Amicus CuriaeHernandez v. CareerSource Palm Beach County, Inc.

Title VII

Sex  

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(4-1)

Hernandez v. CareerSource Palm Beach County, Inc.
9/22/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 1 of ResolutionEEOC v. Tesla, Inc.

Title VII

Race

Retaliation

Harassment

Systemic 

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Disapprove

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(3-2)

EEOC v. Tesla, Inc.
9/22/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 1 of ResolutionEEOC v.  Public Service Company of New Mexico and PNMR Services Co.

ADA

Disability

Constructive Discharge

Retaliation

Failure to Accommodate

Discharge

Systemic

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(4-1)

EEOC v.  Public Service Company of New Mexico and PNMR Services Co.
9/26/23Recommendation to Participate as Amicus CuriaeAmicus Brief

ADA

Disability

Retaliation   

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Approve

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(5-0)

 
9/26/23Non-Litigation RecommendationProposed Enforcement Guidance on Harassment in the Workplace 

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Disapprove

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(3-2)

Proposed Enforcement Guidance on Harassment in the Workplace
9/26/23Litigation Recommendation - Case presented to Commission pursuant to paragraph 1 of ResolutionEEOC v. Union Pacific Railroad Company

ADA

Disability

Vision Impairment

Leave

Prohibited Medical Inquiry/Exam

Qualification Standard

Systemic

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(4-1)

EEOC v. Union Pacific Railroad Company
9/28/23Recommendation to Participate as Amicus CuriaeAmicus Brief

Title VII

Charge Processing   

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Approve

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(5-0)

 
9/28/23Non-Litigation RecommendationRequest for Commission Approval to Obligate Funds for Physical Access Control and Enterprise Security Camera Systems 

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Approve

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(5-0)

 
9/28/23Non-Litigation RecommendationNPRM Implementing Rules Pursuant to the Elijah E. Cummings Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2020 

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Disapprove

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(3-2)

 
9/28/23Non-Litigation RecommendationPregnant Workers Fairness Act (“PWFA”) Procedural Interim Final Rule 

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Disapprove

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(4-1)

 
9/29/23Recommendation to Participate as Amicus CuriaeAmicus Brief

Title VII

Retaliation

Race

National Origin

Sex   

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Approve

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(5-0)

 
9/29/23Recommendation to Participate as Amicus CuriaeWilliams v. Alabama State University

EPA

Sex

Burrows: Approve

Samuels: Approve

Sonderling: Approve

Lucas: Approve

Kotagal: Approve

Approved

 

(5-0)

Williams v. Alabama State University

 

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