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Case Name Gonzalez v. Pritzker EE-NY-0254
Docket / Court 1:10-cv-03105 ( S.D.N.Y. )
State/Territory New York
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection Private Employment Class Actions
Attorney Organization Center for Constitutional Rights
Lawyers Comm. for Civil Rights Under Law
Legal Services/Legal Aid
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Discrimination-area
Hiring
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Disparate Impact
National Origin/Ethnicity
Hispanic
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Race
American Indian/Alaskan Native
Black
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) United States Department of Commerce
Plaintiff Description Two black individuals with mild arrest records filing on behalf of themselves and African American, Latino, and Native American persons who applied for temporary employment with the United States Census Bureau for whom there is no record of conviction or who are otherwise suitable for employment. The original plaintiffs were later joined by 8 more class representatives who were each African American or Latino
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Center for Constitutional Rights
Lawyers Comm. for Civil Rights Under Law
Legal Services/Legal Aid
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Attorneys fees
Damages
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year 2016
Case Ongoing Unknown
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)
1:10−cv−03105 (S.D.N.Y.) 09/29/2016
EE-NY-0254-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Press Release 04/13/2010
EE-NY-0254-0001.pdf | Detail
Document Source: Plaintiffs' counsel
Complaint 04/13/2010
EE-NY-0254-0002.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
NOTICE, CONSENT, AND REFERENCE OF A CIVIL ACTION TO A MAGISTRATE JUDGE 05/19/2010
EE-NY-0254-0003.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum of Law in Support of Defendant's Motion to Dismiss the Complaint 07/16/2010
EE-NY-0254-0004.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Second Amended Class Action Complaint 09/21/2012
EE-NY-0254-0005.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Decision and Order [Certifying Class] 07/01/2014 (28 F.Supp.3d 222) (S.D.N.Y.)
EE-NY-0254-0006.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Updated Class Certification 10/02/2014 (S.D.N.Y.)
EE-NY-0254-0009.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Letter Notifying the Court of Potential Settlement Agreement 02/08/2016
EE-NY-0254-0007.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Settlement Agreement 04/19/2016
EE-NY-0254-0008.pdf | Detail
Order Granting Motions for Final Approval of Settlement and Certification for Damages of the Settlement Class 09/20/2016 (S.D.N.Y.)
EE-NY-0254-0010.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Berman, Richard M. (S.D.N.Y.)
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Maas, Frank S. (S.D.N.Y.) [Magistrate]
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Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Aaron, Deidre Anne (New York)
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Abrahamson, Sally Jasmine (New York)
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Bellman, Richard F (New York)
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Bien, Rachel Megan (New York)
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Charney, Darius (New York)
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Chin, Jackson (New York)
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Coulter, Robert T. (Montana)
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Crawford, Sarah (District of Columbia)
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Dietrich, Sharon (Pennsylvania)
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Dolkart, Jane L. (District of Columbia)
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Keefe, Paul (New York)
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Kirkpatrick, Michael T (District of Columbia)
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Klein, Adam T. (New York)
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McClain, Ray (District of Columbia)
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Miazad, Ossai (New York)
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Miller, Samuel Rand (New York)
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Murray, Julie Alyssa (District of Columbia)
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Pierre-Louis, Melissa E. (New York)
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Samant, Anjana (New York)
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Steel, Lewis M (New York)
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Swartz, Justin (New York)
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Trzinski, Amber Christine (New York)
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Whiting, Judy (New York)
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Wiggins, Audrey (District of Columbia)
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Defendant's Lawyers Bharara, Preetinder S. (New York)
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Filor, Daniel (New York)
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Kuehler, Natalie Nancy (New York)
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La Morte, Tara Marie (New York)
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Onozawa, Tomoko (New York)
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Pellegrino, Louis Anthony (New York)
EE-NY-0254-0008 | EE-NY-0254-9000
Penn, Allison D (New York)
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Tulis, Elizabeth (New York)
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Other Lawyers McClain, Kenneth B. (Missouri)
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