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Case Name Jenson v. Eveleth Taconite Co. EE-MN-0087
Docket / Court Civ. No. 5-88-163 ( D. Minn. )
State/Territory Minnesota
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Discrimination-area
Discipline
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Other Conditions of Employment (including assignment, transfer, hours, working conditions, etc)
Pay / Benefits
Promotion
Training
Discrimination-basis
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Pattern or Practice
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
State Anti-Discrimination Law
Defendant(s) Eveleth Expansion Company
Eveleth Taconite Company
Ogelbay Norton Company
Ogelbay Norton Taconite Company
United Steel Workers of America, Local 6860
Plaintiff Description Plaintiffs are female employees at a taconite mining facility owned and operated by defendants.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Prevailing Party Mixed
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief Damages
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year 1998
Case Ongoing No
Additional Resources
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Case Studies Megacases, Diversity, and the Elusive Goal of Workplace Reform
Written: Mar. 01, 2008
By: Nancy Levit (University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law)
Citation: 49 B.C. L. Rev. 367 (2008)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Second Generation Employment Discrimination: A Structural Approach
By: Susan Sturm (Columbia Law School)
Citation: 101 Colum. L. Rev. 458 (2001)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
5:88-cv-163 (D. Minn.) 08/15/2005
EE-MN-0087-9001.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
District Court Opinion (certifying the class and denying preliminary injunction) 12/16/1991 (139 F.R.D. 657) (D. Minn.)
EE-MN-0087-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: Google Scholar
District Court Judgment (for plaintiffs in part and dismissed in part) 05/14/1993 (824 F.Supp. 847) (D. Minn.)
EE-MN-0087-0003.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: Google Scholar
8th Circuit Opinion 12/05/1997 (130 F.3d 1287)
EE-MN-0087-0001.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: U.S. Court of Appeals website
Supreme Court Decision (denying petition for writ of certiorari) 06/26/1998 (524 U.S. 953)
EE-MN-0087-0002.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: Westlaw
Judges Kyle, Richard House (D. Minn.)
EE-MN-0087-0003
Lay, Donald Pomery (Eighth Circuit)
EE-MN-0087-0001
Mason, John M. (D. Minn.) [Magistrate]
EE-MN-0087-9001
Rosenbaum, James Michael (D. Minn.)
EE-MN-0087-0004
Tunheim, John R. (D. Minn.)
EE-MN-0087-9001
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Boler, Jean M. (Washington)
EE-MN-0087-9001
Coler, Susan M (Minnesota)
EE-MN-0087-9001
Fleming, Timothy B. (District of Columbia)
EE-MN-0087-9001
Garrity, Thomas L. (Minnesota)
EE-MN-0087-9001
Lang, Jane (District of Columbia)
EE-MN-0087-9001
Schaefer, Lawrence P. (Minnesota)
EE-MN-0087-9001
Sprenger, Paul (District of Columbia)
EE-MN-0087-9001
Troth, Rebecca K. (District of Columbia)
EE-MN-0087-9001
Wolsky, Gregory L. (Minnesota)
EE-MN-0087-9001
Defendant's Lawyers Duffy, Walter J. Jr. (Minnesota)
EE-MN-0087-9001
Engberg, John G. (Minnesota)
EE-MN-0087-9001
Goldstein, David J. (Minnesota)
EE-MN-0087-9001
Herzog, Winfred S. (Minnesota)
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Higbee, Scott A. (Minnesota)
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Jendrzejek, David P. (Minnesota)
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Klein, Joseph R. (Minnesota)
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Sheran, Thomas R. (Minnesota)
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Shroyer, Thomas J. (Minnesota)
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Stevens, J. Vincent (Minnesota)
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Stumo, Mary E. (Minnesota)
EE-MN-0087-9001
Young, Philip J. (Minnesota)
EE-MN-0087-9001
Other Lawyers None on record

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