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Case Name EEOC v. STAR STAINLESS SCREW COMPANY EE-GA-0080
Docket / Court 1:00-cv-00758-WBH ( N.D. Ga. )
State/Territory Georgia
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In March 2000, the Washington, D.C. (along with the Atlanta) office of the EEOC brought this class action suit against Star Stainless Screw Company in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The case settled by entry of a consent decree seven days later.

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In March 2000, the Washington, D.C. (along with the Atlanta) office of the EEOC brought this class action suit against Star Stainless Screw Company in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The case settled by entry of a consent decree seven days later.

The consent decree required the defendant to refrain from discrimination, post notice, hold yearly training for managerial and supervisory employees, certify in writing to the EEOC that all management and supervisory personnel have been instructed as to the terms of the decree, report any complaint arising in the Norcross office to the EEOC, and pay a lump sum of $125,000 to affected class members. No other information was made available pertaining to the consent decree or the nature of the suit.

Lionel Joiner - 06/18/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Content of Injunction
Discrimination Prohibition
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) Stainless Screw Company
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 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)
[ 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)
1:00-cv-00758-WBH (N.D. Ga.) 03/31/2000
EE-GA-0080-9000 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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