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Case Name EEOC v. BARLOWORLD HANDLING LP EE-AL-0008
Docket / Court 7:05-cv-02552-LSC ( N.D. Ala. )
State/Territory Alabama
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
IWPR/Wage Project Consent Decree Study
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The Birmingham District Office of the EEOC brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, against Barloworld Handling LP. The complaint, filed in December 2005, alleged race discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and age ... read more >
The Birmingham District Office of the EEOC brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, against Barloworld Handling LP. The complaint, filed in December 2005, alleged race discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and age discrimination in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; specifically that Defendant had discharged the charging party because of his race (black) and his age (62). In June 2006 the parties entered into a consent decree, which was valid for two years. The decree required Defendant to pay the charging party a total of $70,000, provide anti-discrimination training to its employees and post a notice of non-discrimination at its facility.

Shankar Viswanathan - 07/02/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Content of Injunction
Discrimination Prohibition
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
Provide antidiscrimination training
Reporting
Retaliation Prohibition
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Discrimination-basis
Age discrimination
Race discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Race
Black
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000e
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. §§ 621 et seq.
Defendant(s) Barloworld Handeling LP
Barloworld Handling LP
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 2006 - 2008
Case Closing Year 2006
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)
7:05-cv-02552-LSC (N.D. Ala.) 06/29/2006
EE-AL-0008-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 12/16/2005
EE-AL-0008-0001 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Decree 06/28/2006
EE-AL-0008-0004 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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