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Case Name EEOC v. Jefferson Smurfit Corporation EE-OH-0040
Docket / Court 2:99-cv-00661-JPK-MRA ( S.D. Ohio )
State/Territory Ohio
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In July 1999, the Cleveland office of the EEOC brought this suit against Jefferson Smurfit Co. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. The claimants intervened in the suit in December 1999. The case settled by entry of a consent decree in November 2000. Because the docket ... read more >
In July 1999, the Cleveland office of the EEOC brought this suit against Jefferson Smurfit Co. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. The claimants intervened in the suit in December 1999. The case settled by entry of a consent decree in November 2000. Because the docket is the only accessible document, there is no more information available pertaining to the nature of the suit or the consent decree.

Kevin Wilemon - 07/23/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
Private Party intervened in EEOC suit
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action None on record
Defendant(s) Jefferson Smurfit Co.
Plaintiff Description Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of one or more workers.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations EEOC
Class action status sought Unknown
Class action status granted Unknown
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Unknown
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year 2000
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)
2:99-cv-00661-JPK-MRA (S.D. Ohio) 11/01/2000
EE-OH-0040-9000 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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