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Case Name EEOC v. INDMAR PRODUCTS COMPANY, INC. EE-TN-0060
Docket / Court 04-3041 BV ( W.D. Tenn. )
State/Territory Tennessee
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
IWPR/Wage Project Consent Decree Study
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The EEOC's Memphis office filed this suit on December 22, 2004 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee (Memphis) against Indmar Products Company, Inc. The EEOC alleged that defendant allowed its employees to harass the complainant based on his race (black). On April 18, 2005 ... read more >
The EEOC's Memphis office filed this suit on December 22, 2004 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee (Memphis) against Indmar Products Company, Inc. The EEOC alleged that defendant allowed its employees to harass the complainant based on his race (black). On April 18, 2005 the court set a trial date: April 17, 2006. Prior to the date set for trial, a consent decree was entered on March 8, 2006. Judgment pursuant to the consent decree was entered on March 13, 2006. In the consent decree the defendant agreed to provide training to its managerial and supervisory employees, post notice of EEO rights and refrain from discriminating or retaliating against its employees. The defendant also agreed to pay the complainant $25,000, expunge the complainant's record, and provide the complainant a neutral employment reference.

Jason Chester - 02/08/2008


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Content of Injunction
Develop anti-discrimination policy
Discrimination Prohibition
Expungement of Employment Record
Neutral/Positive Reference
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
Provide antidiscrimination training
Reporting
Retaliation Prohibition
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Race
Black
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Indmar Products Company, 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 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 2006 - 2007
Case Closing Year 2006
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-03041-JDB-dkv (W.D. Tenn.) 03/13/2006
EE-TN-0060-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Consent Decree 03/08/2006
EE-TN-0060-0001 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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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