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Case Name EEOC v. CROWN CORK & SEAL COMPANY (USA), INC. EE-FL-0028
Docket / Court 6:98-cv-00099-ACC ( M.D. Fla. )
State/Territory Florida
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In January 1998, the EEOC district office in Miami, Florida brought this action against Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. The complaint is unavailable. After the defendant's motion for summary judgment was denied, the parties attended a ... read more >
In January 1998, the EEOC district office in Miami, Florida brought this action against Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. The complaint is unavailable. After the defendant's motion for summary judgment was denied, the parties attended a single settlement conference and resolved the case. The court approved and entered the settlement agreement in August 1999. The agreement is unavailable.

Joel Pettit - 07/30/2007


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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. ยงยง 621 et seq.
Defendant(s) Crown Cork & Seal Company, 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 1999
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)
6:98-cv-00099-ACC (M.D. Fla.) 02/06/2004
EE-FL-0028-9000 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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