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Case Name Junior v. White Castle System Inc. EE-NJ-0125
Docket / Court 2:04-cv-01658 ( D.N.J. )
State/Territory New Jersey
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Case Summary
This race and gender discrimination case was originally filed in the Superior Court of Essex County, New Jersey by five African American Female employees of White Castle Systems, Inc. The plaintiffs alleged the defendant engaged in a pattern and practice of discrimination against them based on ... read more >
This race and gender discrimination case was originally filed in the Superior Court of Essex County, New Jersey by five African American Female employees of White Castle Systems, Inc. The plaintiffs alleged the defendant engaged in a pattern and practice of discrimination against them based on race and gender. They also state claims for intentional infliction of emotional distress, and violations of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (N.J.S.A. 10:5-1) and Article I, paragraphs 1 and 5 of the New Jersey State Constitution.

On April 8, 2004, the case was removed to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.



On June 28, 2004, plaintiffs filed an amended complaint in federal court.

On July 21, 2004, the court (Judge Faith S. Hochberg) remanded the case to the Superior Court of New Jersey, terminating the federal case.

No further information is available.

David Miller - 07/02/2010


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Defendant-type
Retailer
Discrimination-area
Discipline
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Hiring
Other Conditions of Employment (including assignment, transfer, hours, working conditions, etc)
Pay / Benefits
Promotion
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
Sex discrimination
General
Pattern or Practice
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Race
Black
Causes of Action State Anti-Discrimination Law
State law
Defendant(s) White Castle System Inc.
Plaintiff Description Five African-America female employees of defendant corporation White Castle System Inc. who were subjected to a pattern or practice of discrimination based on gender and race
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Form of Settlement None on record
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year 2004
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)
2:04−cv−01658 (D.N.J.) 07/21/2004
EE-NJ-0125-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint (State Court) 02/26/2004
EE-NJ-0125-0003 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Notice of Removal 04/08/2004
EE-NJ-0125-0004 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Amended Complaint 06/28/2004
EE-NJ-0125-0002 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Remanding Case 07/21/2004 (D.N.J.)
EE-NJ-0125-0001 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Hochberg, Faith S. (D.N.J.)
EE-NJ-0125-0001
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Tan, Herbert J. (New Jersey)
EE-NJ-0125-0002 | EE-NJ-0125-0003 | EE-NJ-0125-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Peirano, John James Jr. (New Jersey)
EE-NJ-0125-0004 | EE-NJ-0125-9000
Other Lawyers None on record

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