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Case Name EEOC v. IAN SCHRAGER HOTELS, INC. dba MONDRIAN HOTEL EE-CA-0107
Docket / Court 99-00987 ABC ( C.D. Cal. )
State/Territory California
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The Los Angeles District Office of the EEOC brought this complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, against Ian Schrager Hotels, Inc. d/b/a Mondrian Hotel. The complaint, filed in January 1999, alleged race and national origin discrimination in violation of Title ... read more >
The Los Angeles District Office of the EEOC brought this complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, against Ian Schrager Hotels, Inc. d/b/a Mondrian Hotel. The complaint, filed in January 1999, alleged race and national origin discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Eight of the nine charging parties intervened in January 2000 and in August 2001 the parties entered into a settlement agreement.

The agreement was valid for two years and required Defendant to pay $120,000 to each of the nine charging parties. Defendant was enjoined from discriminating or retaliating in violation of Title VII, required to maintain an anti-discrimination policy, provide its managers and supervisors with EEO training, and submit various reports to the EEOC regarding its compliance with the decree.

Shankar Viswanathan - 07/12/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Content of Injunction
Auditing
Develop anti-discrimination policy
Discrimination Prohibition
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Monitoring
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
Provide antidiscrimination training
Recordkeeping
Reporting
Retaliation Prohibition
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Discrimination-basis
National origin discrimination
Race discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
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
Defendant(s) Ian Schrager Hotels, Inc
Ian Schrager Hotels, 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 Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Damages
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Voluntary Dismissal
Order Duration 2000 - 2002
Case Closing Year 2000
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)
2:99-cv-00987-GAF-RC (C.D. Cal.) 08/10/2000
EE-CA-0107-9000.pdf | Detail
General Documents
Order Dismissing Action by Reason of Settlement 06/27/2000 (C.D. Cal.)
EE-CA-0107-0004.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Settlement Agreement and Order 08/02/2000 (C.D. Cal.)
EE-CA-0107-0005.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Stipulation RE Dismissal with Prejudice and [Proposed] Order 08/02/2000 (C.D. Cal.)
EE-CA-0107-0006.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
EEOC and Mondrian Hotel Settle Title VII Lawsuit 08/09/2000
EE-CA-0107-0007.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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