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Case Name EEOC v. HOLIDAY INN SOUTH EE-LA-0033
Docket / Court 3:98-cv-00273-SCR ( M.D. La. )
State/Territory Louisiana
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The EEOC's New Orleans office filed this suit on March 26, 1998 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, Baton Rouge Division. The complaint alleged that Holiday Inn South refused to promote the complainant solely because she was black, in violation of Title VII. The case ... read more >
The EEOC's New Orleans office filed this suit on March 26, 1998 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, Baton Rouge Division. The complaint alleged that Holiday Inn South refused to promote the complainant solely because she was black, in violation of Title VII. The case was voluntarily dismissed in November 1998 after reaching a settlement agreement. Details of the settlement are unavailable.

Jason Chester - 07/20/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Discrimination-area
Promotion
Discrimination-basis
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. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Holiday Inn South, MMI
MM Louisiana, 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 Unknown
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Voluntary Dismissal
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)
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  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)
3:98-cv-00273-SCR (M.D. La.) 09/01/1999
EE-LA-0033-9000 PDF | Detail
General Documents
Complaint 03/26/1998
EE-LA-0033-0001 PDF | Detail
Stipulation of Dismissal 11/06/1998
EE-LA-0033-0002 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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