On November 15, 2004, a black, middle-aged, female employee sued her employer, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, alleging race, age, and gender discrimination in promotions and on-the-job treatment, in violation of Title VII of the ...
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On November 15, 2004, a black, middle-aged, female employee sued her employer, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, alleging race, age, and gender discrimination in promotions and on-the-job treatment, in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq., as further amended by the Section 102 of the Civil Rights Act of 1991, 42 U.S.C. § 1981a, and the federal Age Discrimination In Employment Act, 29 U.S.C. § 633a.
Specifically, Plaintiff claimed that during her 10 years with the FDIC, she had received superior performance reviews, until she worked under several supervisors named in the complaint. The plaintiff alleged that these supervisors had subjected her to humiliating and degrading treatment, including excluding her from meetings, giving her inferior work assignments, criticizing her work unnecessarily, and punishing her for filing complaints. She also alleged she was passed over for promotion, despite being one of the best qualified and most experienced candidates.
The plaintiff sought compensatory damages; an injunction ordering nullification of past disciplinary actions against her, correction of FDIC records reflecting the plaintiff’s performance, and preventing future discrimination; and attorneys’ fees and costs.
The parties engaged in a protracted discovery battle and then settlement negotiations. It is unclear whether the parties settled. The docket notes that the case is “CLOSED, JURY, MEDIATION, TYPE−H.” The last entry on the docket, on March 3, 2008, notes that the plaintiff agreed to voluntarily dismiss the case. Several entries before this one note that settlement negotiations were ongoing.
The docket notes a related case involving the same defendant. In Conanan v. Powell,
employees of the FDIC filed a class action complaint alleging race discrimination in promotions. This case was also filed in the District of Columbia, (1:00−cv−03091−ESH.) The plaintiffs filed their complaint on December 22, 2000, before Judge Ellen S. Huvelle. The case ended in a consent decree December 3, 2002. The case appears in the Clearinghouse Database as EE-DC-0049.Eric Weiler - 06/26/2010