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Case Name EEOC v. FAROOQI ENTERPRISES EE-AL-0032
Docket / Court 2:05-cv-02043-VEH ( N.D. Ala. )
State/Territory Alabama
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Case Summary
In September 2005, the EEOC district office in Birmingham, Alabama brought this suit against Faroqui Enterprises, Inc. (d/b/a Hardee's), a regional fast food restaurant franchise, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. The complaints alleged that the defendant violated ... read more >
In September 2005, the EEOC district office in Birmingham, Alabama brought this suit against Faroqui Enterprises, Inc. (d/b/a Hardee's), a regional fast food restaurant franchise, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. The complaints alleged that the defendant violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act by creating and maintaining a sexually hostile work environment. One of the charging parties intervened, adding state tort claims.

In February 2007, the parties voluntarily dismissed the case. The reasons for the dismissal are not known.

Jason Chester - 07/25/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Discrimination-basis
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Intervention in Private Suit
Private Party intervened in EEOC suit
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
State law
Defendant(s) Faroqui Enterprises, Inc.
Johnell Myers
Plaintiff Description Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of one or more workers.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None
Source of Relief None
Form of Settlement None on record
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year 2007
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)
2:05-cv-02043-VEH (N.D. Ala.) 02/15/2007
EE-AL-0032-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 09/28/2005
EE-AL-0032-0001.pdf | Detail
Amended and Restated Complaint of Plaintiff-Intervenor Mary E. James 05/08/2006
EE-AL-0032-0003.pdf | Detail
Stipulation of Dismissal 02/14/2007
EE-AL-0032-0006.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Final Order 02/15/2007 (N.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0032-0007.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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