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Case Name EEOC v. WAL-MART STORES, INC. EE-AZ-0119
Docket / Court CIV01-1104 PHX PGR ( D. Ariz. )
State/Territory Arizona
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In June 2001, the EEOC district office in Phoenix, Arizona brought this suit against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., a national retailer of consumer goods, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. The complaint is not currently available. After very little discovery, the parties settled and ... read more >
In June 2001, the EEOC district office in Phoenix, Arizona brought this suit against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., a national retailer of consumer goods, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. The complaint is not currently available. After very little discovery, the parties settled and a consent decree was entered in January 2002. Although the consent decree is not available, the docket states that the defendant agreed to pay a total of $190,572.17.

Joel Pettit - 07/17/2007


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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 Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. §§ 621 et seq.
Equal Pay Act, 29 U.S.C. § 206(d)
Defendant(s) Wal-Mart Stores, 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 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)
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  Second Generation Employment Discrimination: A Structural Approach
By: Susan Sturm (Columbia Law School)
Citation: 101 Colum. L. Rev. 458 (2001)
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Docket(s)
2:01-cv-01104-PGR (D. Ariz.) 01/03/2002
EE-AZ-0119-9000 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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