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Case Name EEOC v. BELLSOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS INC EE-GA-0010
Docket / Court 1:01-cv-00803-RWS ( N.D. Ga. )
State/Territory Georgia
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In March 2001, the Atlanta District Office of the EEOC brought this suit against BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. in U.S. District for the Northern District of Georgia. The only document publicly available regarding the case is the docket; therefore, the exact allegations involved are unknown. ... read more >
In March 2001, the Atlanta District Office of the EEOC brought this suit against BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. in U.S. District for the Northern District of Georgia. The only document publicly available regarding the case is the docket; therefore, the exact allegations involved are unknown. After some discovery, the parties settled in January 2002 through a consent decree. It appears from the docket that the decree had one year duration and required the defendant to pay $200,000.

Michele Marxkors - 06/30/2007


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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) BellSouth Telecommunications, 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 2002 - 2003
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)
1:01-cv-00803-RWS (N.D. Ga.) 01/23/2002
EE-GA-0010-9000.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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