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Case Name EEOC v. AMERICAN STANDARD, INC. DBA TRANE COMPANY EE-TN-0007
Docket / Court 3-03-0904 ( M.D. Tenn. )
State/Territory Tennessee
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In September 2003, the EEOC's Memphis District Office brought this action against American Standard, Inc., d/b/a Trane Company, in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. The docket is the only document publicly available for this case. Therefore, the exact allegations of ... read more >
In September 2003, the EEOC's Memphis District Office brought this action against American Standard, Inc., d/b/a Trane Company, in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. The docket is the only document publicly available for this case. Therefore, the exact allegations of the complaint are unknown. In November 2003, an individual complainant intervened in the action. After some discovery, the parties settled through a consent decree in April 2005.

Michele Marxkors - 06/05/2007


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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) American Standard, Inc.
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 2005
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)
3-03-0904 (M.D. Tenn.) 05/02/2005
EE-TN-0007-9000 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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