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Case Name EEOC v. T & D ELECTRIC COMPANY OF BURLINGTON INC EE-NC-0109
Docket / Court 1:06-cv-00808-WLO-WWD ( M.D. N.C. )
State/Territory North Carolina
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The Richmond, Charlotte and Washington DC Offices of the EEOC brought this lawsuit against T&D Electric Company of Burlington, Inc in the United States District Court of the Middle District of North Carolina in September 2006. The complaint alleged sexual harassment and constructive discharge in ... read more >
The Richmond, Charlotte and Washington DC Offices of the EEOC brought this lawsuit against T&D Electric Company of Burlington, Inc in the United States District Court of the Middle District of North Carolina in September 2006. The complaint alleged sexual harassment and constructive discharge in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In January 2007, the defendants filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy and the case was administratively closed in February 2007. In May 2007, the plaintiff moved to reopen the case, which had remained unresolved as of April 22, 2008.

Daisy Manning - 08/11/2008


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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
Direct Suit on Merits
No EEOC Final Resolution Type
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) T&D Electric Company of Burlington, 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 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)
1:06-cv-00808-WLO-WWD (M.D. N.C.) 05/21/2007
EE-NC-0109-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 09/20/2006
EE-NC-0109-0001.pdf | Detail
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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