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Case Name EEOC v. EARTHGRAINS REFRIGERATED DOUGH PRODUCTS INC (d/b/a THE EARTHGRAINS COMPANY) EE-GA-0026
Docket / Court 1:98-cv-03370-CAM ( N.D. Ga. )
State/Territory Georgia
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
MALDEF
Case Summary
In November 1998, the Atlanta District Office of the EEOC filed this suit against Earthgrains Refrigerated Dough Products, Inc., d/b/a The Earthgrains Company, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The only document publicly available regarding this case is the docket; ... read more >
In November 1998, the Atlanta District Office of the EEOC filed this suit against Earthgrains Refrigerated Dough Products, Inc., d/b/a The Earthgrains Company, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The only document publicly available regarding this case is the docket; therefore, the exact allegations of the complaint are unknown. After some discovery, the parties settled in December 1999 through a consent decree. According to the docket, the consent decree required the defendant to: provide discrimination training, post an EEOC notice, report any modifications to its discrimination policy to the EEOC, and pay $15,000.

Michele Marxkors - 06/14/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Content of Injunction
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
Provide antidiscrimination training
Reporting
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action None on record
Defendant(s) Earthgrains Refrigerated Dough Products, Inc.
Plaintiff Description Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of one or more workers.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations EEOC
MALDEF
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief 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 1999
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)
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  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)
1:98-cv-03370-CAM (N.D. Ga.) 12/13/1999
EE-GA-0026-9000 PDF | Detail
General Documents
No documents currently in the collection
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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