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Case Name EEOC v. EAGLE PRODUCE EE-AZ-0046
Docket / Court 2:06-cv-1921-NVW ( D. Ariz. )
State/Territory Arizona
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In August 2006, the Phoenix District Office filed this lawsuit against Eagle Produce L.L.C. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona alleging discrimination on the basis of sex in violation of the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Specifically, the ... read more >
In August 2006, the Phoenix District Office filed this lawsuit against Eagle Produce L.L.C. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona alleging discrimination on the basis of sex in violation of the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Specifically, the complaint alleged the defendant paid male Quality Control Inspectors more than female ones for the performing similar duties. The lawsuit was ongoing in the District Court as of April 22, 2008, with both parties supporting their motions for summary judgment under consideration, the last of which was documented April 7, 2008.

David Friedman - 05/20/2008


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Discrimination-area
Pay / Benefits
Discrimination-basis
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
No EEOC Final Resolution Type
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000e
Equal Pay Act, 29 U.S.C. § 206(d)
Defendant(s) Eagle Produce, L.L.C.
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
Source of Relief None
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)
2:06-cv-1921-NVW (D. Ariz.) 04/07/2008
EE-AZ-0046-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 08/07/2006
EE-AZ-0046-0001.pdf | Detail
Amended Complaint 11/29/2006
EE-AZ-0046-0002.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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