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Case Name EEOC v. CHURCHILL DOWNS CALIFORNIA COMPANY (d/b/a HOLLYWOOD PARK RACETRACK) EE-CA-0099
Docket / Court 2:03-cv-05544-ABC-VBK ( C.D. Cal. )
State/Territory California
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The EEOC's Los Angeles district office sued Churchill Downs California Company, d/b/a Hollywood Park Racetrack, on August 4, 2003 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. The EEOC alleged that the defendant violated Title VII when it discriminated by retaliating against ... read more >
The EEOC's Los Angeles district office sued Churchill Downs California Company, d/b/a Hollywood Park Racetrack, on August 4, 2003 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. The EEOC alleged that the defendant violated Title VII when it discriminated by retaliating against the complainant for participating in an EEOC investigation. The parties entered into a consent decree on September 2, 2004, which stipulated that the defendant would pay the complainant $60,000 in damages, post a notice of compliance with Title VII, provide Title VII training to its managers and employees, revise and distribute its non-discrimination policy, provide for an EEO compliance official, maintain records of discrimination/retaliation, and report complaints of discrimination or retaliation to the EEOC semiannually.

Kevin Wilemon - 07/23/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Content of Injunction
Discrimination Prohibition
Monitor/Master
Neutral/Positive Reference
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
Provide antidiscrimination training
Recordkeeping
Reporting
Retaliation Prohibition
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Retaliation
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Churchill Downs California Company
Does 1-10
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 - 2007
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)
2:03-cv-05544-ABC-VBK (C.D. Cal.) 09/03/2004
EE-CA-0099-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Consent Decree 09/02/2004
EE-CA-0099-0001 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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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