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Case Name EEOC v. CENTRAL DISTRIBUTORS OF BEER INC EE-MI-0025
Docket / Court 2:97-cv-75002-AC ( E.D. Mich. )
State/Territory Michigan
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In September 1997, the EEOC district office in Detroit, Michigan brought this suit against Central Distributors of Beer, Inc. in the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Michigan. The complaint is currently unavailable. Before the defense filed its initial answer, it moved for, and lost, ... read more >
In September 1997, the EEOC district office in Detroit, Michigan brought this suit against Central Distributors of Beer, Inc. in the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Michigan. The complaint is currently unavailable. Before the defense filed its initial answer, it moved for, and lost, dismissal. Seven months later a consent decree was entered in August 1998. Although the consent decree is unavailable, the docket states that a male complainant received $7,500.

Joel Pettit - 06/27/2007


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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) Central Distributors of Beer, 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
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year 1998
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)
2:97-cv-75002-AC (E.D. Mich.) 08/14/1998
EE-MI-0025-9000.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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