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Case Name EEOC v. ATLAS TOWING SERVICE EE-CA-0024
Docket / Court 3:01-cv-00498-WHA ( N.D. Cal. )
State/Territory California
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
EEOC's San Francisco, CA office filed this lawsuit against the defendant, Atlas Towing Service in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California (San Francisco) on 01/31/2001. With access only to the docket, we do not know what EEOC's allegations were. The individual ... read more >
EEOC's San Francisco, CA office filed this lawsuit against the defendant, Atlas Towing Service in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California (San Francisco) on 01/31/2001. With access only to the docket, we do not know what EEOC's allegations were. The individual complainant does not appear to have intervened in the lawsuit or filed a separate lawsuit.

There was a settlement conference between the parties presided by Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero on 10/15/2001. The parties submitted a consent decree proposal on 11/20/2001 before the scheduled second settlement conference. The case was resolved by a consent judgment on 11/30/2001. It is unknown what type of relief was obtained on behalf of EEOC and the individual complainant.

Justin Kanter - 07/02/2007


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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) Atlas Towing Service
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 2002
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)
3:01-cv-00498-WHA (N.D. Cal.) 01/17/2002
EE-CA-0024-9000 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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