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Case Name EEOC v. CREATIVE NETWORKS, L.L.C. EE-AZ-0033
Docket / Court 2:05-cv-03032-SMM ( D. Ariz. )
State/Territory Arizona
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In September 2005, the Phoenix District Office of the EEOC filed this lawsuit against Creative Networks, LLC and its parent company, Res-Care, Inc., in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona alleging retaliation in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Specifically, ... read more >
In September 2005, the Phoenix District Office of the EEOC filed this lawsuit against Creative Networks, LLC and its parent company, Res-Care, Inc., in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona alleging retaliation in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Specifically, the complaint alleged the defendants disciplined and threatened to terminate the complainants, female employees, based upon their participation in a discrimination lawsuit. Following an unsuccessful motion to dismiss by the parent company, the case was still ongoing at the date of collection, April 22, 2008, with motions for summary judgment and partial summary judgment pending before the Court as recently as April 18, 2008.

David Friedman - 05/21/2008


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Discipline
Discrimination-basis
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
No EEOC Final Resolution Type
General
Disparate Treatment
Retaliation
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Creative Networks, LLC
Res-Care, 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 None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Form of Settlement None on record
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year n/a
Case Ongoing Yes
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)
2:05-cv-03032-SMM (D. Ariz.) 04/18/2008
EE-AZ-0033-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 09/30/2005
EE-AZ-0033-0001 PDF | Detail
Memorandum of Decision and Order 12/29/2006 (2006 WL 3834286) (D. Ariz.)
EE-AZ-0033-0006 PDF | WESTLAW | 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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