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Case Name EEOC v. SPRAY-N-BAKE INC EE-GA-0082
Docket / Court 4:03-cv-00191-WTM ( S.D. Ga. )
State/Territory Georgia
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The EEOC's Atlanta district office sued Spray-N-Bake, Inc. on September 30, 2003 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. The EEOC's complaint alleged that the defendant violated Title VII when it discriminated based on sex (female) by creating a hostile work environment. ... read more >
The EEOC's Atlanta district office sued Spray-N-Bake, Inc. on September 30, 2003 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. The EEOC's complaint alleged that the defendant violated Title VII when it discriminated based on sex (female) by creating a hostile work environment. The parties entered into a consent decree on September 28, 2004, which stipulated that the defendant would pay the complainants $60,000 in damages, post a notice of compliance with Title VII, provide Title VII training to its employees, draft and distribute a non-discrimination policy, provide for an EEO compliance official, and report complaints of sex discrimination to the EEOC semiannually.

Aaron Weismann - 06/21/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Content of Injunction
Develop anti-discrimination policy
Discrimination Prohibition
Monitoring
Neutral/Positive Reference
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
Provide antidiscrimination training
Reporting
Retaliation Prohibition
Discrimination-area
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Discrimination-basis
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) Spray-n-Bake, 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 2004 - 2006
Case Closing Year 2004
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)
4:03-cv-00191-WTM (S.D. Ga.) 09/28/2004
EE-GA-0082-9000 PDF | Detail
General Documents
Complaint 09/30/2003
EE-GA-0082-0001 PDF | Detail
Consent Decree 09/28/2004
EE-GA-0082-0002 PDF | Detail
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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