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Case Name EEOC v. METRIS COMPANIES, INC, METRIS CREDIT CARD SERVICES EE-AZ-0074
Docket / Court CIV01-1850PHX EHC ( D. Ariz. )
State/Territory Arizona
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In September 2001, the EEOC district office in Phoenix, Arizona brought this suit against Metris Companies, Inc., Metris Credit Card Services, Inc., and Direct Merchants Credit Card Bank, N.A., in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. The complaint is currently unavailable. After ... read more >
In September 2001, the EEOC district office in Phoenix, Arizona brought this suit against Metris Companies, Inc., Metris Credit Card Services, Inc., and Direct Merchants Credit Card Bank, N.A., in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. The complaint is currently unavailable. After an unsuccessful EEOC attempt by the EEOC to consolidate this case with another, the parties stipulated to a voluntary dismissal in February of 2002.

Jason Chester - 06/04/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action None on record
Defendant(s) Direct Merchants Credit Card Bank, N.A.
Metris Companies Inc
Metris Companies, Inc.
Metris Credit Card Services 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 None
Source of Relief None
Form of Settlement None on record
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year 2002
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)
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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)
2:01-cv-01850-EHC (D. Ariz.) 02/08/2002
EE-AZ-0074-9000 PDF | Detail
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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