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Case Name EEOC v. Mtp Enterprises D/B/A H & M Limousine Service EE-IL-0166
Docket / Court 1:02-cv-06884 ( 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 action in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, against MTP Enterprises, Ltd. d/b/a H & M Limousine Service. The complaint, filed in September 2002, alleged age discrimination in violation of the Age Discrimination in ... read more >
The Chicago District Office of the EEOC brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, against MTP Enterprises, Ltd. d/b/a H & M Limousine Service. The complaint, filed in September 2002, alleged age discrimination in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; specifically that the Defendant had discriminated against the charging parties in the terms and conditions of their employment and by discharging them based on their age.

A consent decree was entered in March 2003. The decree, valid for 1 year, required the Defendant to pay of the charging parties $11,000, to post a notice of non-discrimination on its premises, to provide its managers and owners with EEO training, and to maintain and make available for EEOC inspection, records of each employee who complains of age discrimination.

Elizabeth Glassman - 06/21/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Content of Injunction
Develop anti-discrimination policy
Discrimination Prohibition
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
Provide antidiscrimination training
Recordkeeping
Reporting
Retaliation Prohibition
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Other Conditions of Employment (including assignment, transfer, hours, working conditions, etc)
Discrimination-basis
Age discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. ยงยง 621 et seq.
Defendant(s) MTP Enterprises, Ltd.
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 2003 - 2004
Case Closing Year 2003
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)
1:02-cv-06884 (N.D. Ill.) 03/20/2003
EE-IL-0166-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 09/27/2002
EE-IL-0166-0001 PDF | Detail
Consent Decree 03/23/2003
EE-IL-0166-0002 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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