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Case Name EEOC v. Ceisel Masonry, Inc. EE-IL-0041
Docket / Court 1:06-cv-02075 ( N.D. Ill. )
State/Territory Illinois
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The Chicago District Office of the EEOC brought this suit against Ceisel Masonry, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in April 2006. The complaint alleged harassment of Hispanic workers by the defendant, a stonework and masonry contractor, in violation of Title VII ... read more >
The Chicago District Office of the EEOC brought this suit against Ceisel Masonry, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in April 2006. The complaint alleged harassment of Hispanic workers by the defendant, a stonework and masonry contractor, in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Two complainants intervened in the case in June 2006. An uncontested discovery motion was granted on April 10, 2008. The case was ongoing in the district court as of April 22, 2008.

Kevin Wilemon - 07/30/2008


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Discrimination-area
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Other Conditions of Employment (including assignment, transfer, hours, working conditions, etc)
Discrimination-basis
National origin discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
No EEOC Final Resolution Type
Private Party intervened in EEOC suit
General
Disparate Treatment
National Origin/Ethnicity
Indian
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Ceisel Masonry, 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)
1:06-cv-02075 (N.D. Ill.) 04/25/2008
EE-IL-0041-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
[Complaint] 04/13/2006
EE-IL-0041-0001 PDF | Detail
Intervenors' Complaint 06/13/2006
EE-IL-0041-0002 PDF | Detail
Unopposed Motion for Reassignment Based on Relatedness 07/05/2006
EE-IL-0041-0003 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 None on record
Other Lawyers None on record

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