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Case Name EEOC v. RITE AID CORPORATION EE-MI-0137
Docket / Court 2:03-cv-73405-RHC ( E.D. Mich. )
State/Territory Michigan
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The Detroit office of the EEOC brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, against Rite Aid Corporation. The complaint, filed in September 2003, alleged sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; specifically that the ... read more >
The Detroit office of the EEOC brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, against Rite Aid Corporation. The complaint, filed in September 2003, alleged sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; specifically that the Defendant had subjected the charging party to a sexually hostile work environment by propositioning her for oral sex and touching her in a sexual nature. In May 2004 there was a stipulated order to dismiss the case for unknown reasons.

Elizabeth Glassman - 06/22/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Discrimination-area
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Discrimination-basis
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Rite Aid Corporation
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 2004
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)
2:03-cv-73405-RHC (E.D. Mich.) 05/26/2004
EE-MI-0137-9000 PDF | Detail
General Documents
Complaint 09/08/2003
EE-MI-0137-0001 PDF | Detail
Agreed Order for Dismissal 05/26/2004 (E.D. Mich.)
EE-MI-0137-0002 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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