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Case Name EEOC v. HOME DEPOT U.S.A., Inc. d/b/a THE HOME DEPOT EE-CO-0024
Docket / Court 06-CV-01950-LTB-CBS ( D. Colo. )
State/Territory Colorado
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In September 2006 the Denver Office of the EEOC filed this lawsuit against hardware franchise operator Home Depot U.S.A. Inc., doing business as The Home Depot, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. The complaint alleges that defendant retaliated against the charging party for ... read more >
In September 2006 the Denver Office of the EEOC filed this lawsuit against hardware franchise operator Home Depot U.S.A. Inc., doing business as The Home Depot, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. The complaint alleges that defendant retaliated against the charging party for excercising her rights under Title VII. Defendant retaliated by terminating complainants employment five weeks after issuing her a settlement check for a previous suit resolving charges of discrimination.

The lawsuit had not been resolved by April 22, 2008 when the documents were collected. The parties were providing evidence regarding the defendant's motion for summary judgment as recently as April 17, 2008.

Keri Livingston - 05/28/2008


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Discrimination-basis
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
No EEOC Final Resolution Type
General
Disparate Treatment
Retaliation
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Home Depot U.S.A. Inc.
Plaintiff Description Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of one or more workers.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations EEOC
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Form of Settlement None on record
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year n/a
Case Ongoing Yes
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)
1:06-cv-01950-LTB-CBS (D. Colo.) 04/17/2008
EE-CO-0024-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 09/29/2006
EE-CO-0024-0002 PDF | Detail
Document Source: District Court
Stipulated Protective Order 09/07/2007 (D. Colo.)
EE-CO-0024-0001 PDF | Detail
Judges None on record
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers None on record
Defendant's Lawyers None on record
Other Lawyers None on record

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