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Case Name EEOC v. TYSON FOODS, INC. EE-AR-0052
Docket / Court 5:99-cv-05126-JLH ( W.D. Ark. )
State/Territory Arkansas
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The EEOC's Memphis district office sued Tyson Foods, Inc. on August 5, 1999 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. The docket is the only document available for this case, so the EEOC's cause of action is unknown. Tyson filed for summary judgment in February 2000, which ... read more >
The EEOC's Memphis district office sued Tyson Foods, Inc. on August 5, 1999 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. The docket is the only document available for this case, so the EEOC's cause of action is unknown. Tyson filed for summary judgment in February 2000, which was denied in April. The parties entered into a consent decree on August 14, 2000, the contents of which are unknown.

Aaron Weismann - 06/15/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action None on record
Defendant(s) Tyson Foods, 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 Unknown
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year 2000
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)
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Docket(s)
5:99-cv-05126-JLH (W.D. Ark.) 08/14/2000
EE-AR-0052-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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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