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Case Name EEOC v. Amertac Holdings, Inc. EE-NY-0007
Docket / Court 7:03-cv-06128-SCR ( S.D.N.Y. )
State/Territory New York
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The New York district office of the EEOC brought this suit against the Amertac Holdings, Inc., American Tack & Hardware Co., Inc., and two individual defendants, in August 2003 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Two complainants were allowed to intervene in June 2004. ... read more >
The New York district office of the EEOC brought this suit against the Amertac Holdings, Inc., American Tack & Hardware Co., Inc., and two individual defendants, in August 2003 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Two complainants were allowed to intervene in June 2004. The complaints for this case are not available. As of April 22, 2008, this case is still ongoing in the district court. After a couple failed attempts by the Magistrate Judge to negotiate a settlement between the parties, the most recent occurrence was in November 2007, when the jury trial was set to begin on November 10, 2008.

Shankar Viswanathan - 05/30/2008


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
No EEOC Final Resolution Type
Private Party intervened in EEOC suit
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action None on record
Defendant(s) American Tack & Hardware Co., Inc.
Amertac Holdings, Inc.
John Distefano
Richard Frant
Plaintiff Description Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of one or more workers.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations EEOC
Class action status sought Unknown
Class action status granted Unknown
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)
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  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)
7:03-cv-06128-SCR (S.D.N.Y.) 11/02/2007
EE-NY-0007-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
No documents currently in the collection
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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