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Case Name EEOC v. TRIMBCO INC (d/b/a SHARP PRECISION MANUFACTURING) EE-CA-0202
Docket / Court 5:06-cv-06141-PVT ( N.D. Cal. )
State/Territory California
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In September 2006, the San Francisco District Office of the EEOC filed this lawsuit against Trimbco, Inc., doing business as Sharp Precision Manufacturing, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, allegining discrimination on the basis of gender, female, and national ... read more >
In September 2006, the San Francisco District Office of the EEOC filed this lawsuit against Trimbco, Inc., doing business as Sharp Precision Manufacturing, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, allegining discrimination on the basis of gender, female, and national origin, Hispanic, in violatioin of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Specifically, the complaint alleged the defendant subjected the complaining party to a hostile work environment based upon her gender and national origin.

The lawsuit had not been resolved as of the April 22, 2008 collection date. While part of the allegations had been solved through mediation, a trial date was set on March 24, 2008 and no subsequent entries were made on the docket.

David Friedman - 05/24/2008


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Discrimination-area
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Discrimination-basis
National origin discrimination
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
No EEOC Final Resolution Type
General
Disparate Treatment
National Origin/Ethnicity
Indian
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Trimbco, 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)
5:06-cv-06141-PVT (N.D. Cal.) 03/24/2008
EE-CA-0202-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 09/29/2006
EE-CA-0202-0001 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Trumbull, Patricia V. (N.D. Cal.) [Magistrate]
EE-CA-0202-9000
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Mitchell, Marcia L (California)
EE-CA-0202-9000
Peck, Jonathan T. (California)
EE-CA-0202-9000
Tamayo, William Robert (California)
EE-CA-0202-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Kaufman, Caitlin Elizabeth (California)
EE-CA-0202-9000
Mason, Roger Mark (California)
EE-CA-0202-9000
Wilson, Kurt Edward (California)
EE-CA-0202-9000
Other Lawyers None on record

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