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Case Name EEOC v. GRAND AUTO, INC. EE-CO-0021
Docket / Court 99-B-1867 ( D. Colo. )
State/Territory Colorado
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The EEOC's Denver district office sued Grand Auto, Inc. on September 24, 1999 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. The EEOC's complaint is unavailable, however the summary of the consent decree from the docket, entered on May 22, 2000, implies that the EEOC alleged that Grand ... read more >
The EEOC's Denver district office sued Grand Auto, Inc. on September 24, 1999 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. The EEOC's complaint is unavailable, however the summary of the consent decree from the docket, entered on May 22, 2000, implies that the EEOC alleged that Grand Auto violated Title VII when it discriminated against an employee based on sex (female) due to her pregnancy. The settlement agreement stipulated that Grand Auto would pay the complainant $21,000 in damages, implement and distribute a pregnancy leave program, provide a training program on pregnancy discrimination, and report semiannually to the EEOC.

Aaron Weismann - 06/20/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Content of Injunction
Expungement of Employment Record
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
Provide antidiscrimination training
Reporting
Discrimination-basis
Pregnancy discrimination
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Grand Auto, 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 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)
1:99-cv-01867-LTB (D. Colo.) 05/22/2000
EE-CO-0021-9000.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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