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Case Name EEOC v. MCKESSON CORPORATION EE-TN-0074
Docket / Court 03-2168 ( W.D. Tenn. )
State/Territory Tennessee
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The EEOC's Memphis office filed this suit on March 20, 2003 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee (Memphis). The EEOC alleged that defendant McKesson Corporation violated Title VII by subjecting two female employees to sexual harassment and retaliation. The complaint is ... read more >
The EEOC's Memphis office filed this suit on March 20, 2003 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee (Memphis). The EEOC alleged that defendant McKesson Corporation violated Title VII by subjecting two female employees to sexual harassment and retaliation. The complaint is not available.

The case was set for a September 27, 2004 trial. On May 7, 2004 defendant filed a motion for partial summary judgment. The court granted the motion on June 24, 2004, dismissing a claim that defendant failed to post a statutorily required notice. A consent decree was entered on September 14, 2004. The defendant agreed to pay the two complainants $30,000 each. Defendant also agreed to provide training for its employees, post notice of EEO rights and report to the EEOC regarding complaints received.

Jason Chester - 03/08/2008


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Content of Injunction
Develop anti-discrimination policy
Discrimination Prohibition
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
Provide antidiscrimination training
Reporting
Retaliation Prohibition
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Discrimination-basis
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Retaliation
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) McKesson Corporation
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
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2004 - 2005
Case Closing Year 2004
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)
2:03-cv-02168-SHM (W.D. Tenn.) 12/20/2005
EE-TN-0074-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Consent Decree 09/14/2004
EE-TN-0074-0001 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order of Dismissal 12/09/2005 (W.D. Tenn.)
EE-TN-0074-0002 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges None on record
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers None on record
Defendant's Lawyers Threadgill, Timothy (Mississippi)
EE-TN-0074-9000
Other Lawyers None on record

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