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Case Name EEOC v. WORLD WIDE FLIGHT SERVICES, INC. EE-RI-0002
Docket / Court 1:00-cv-00482-L ( D.R.I. )
State/Territory Rhode Island
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
NDRN/Protection & Advocacy Organizations
Case Summary
In September 2000, the EEOC district office in New York, New York brought this suit against Worldwide Flight Services and American Airlines, an international transportation vendor, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island. The complaint is not currently available. A male ... read more >
In September 2000, the EEOC district office in New York, New York brought this suit against Worldwide Flight Services and American Airlines, an international transportation vendor, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island. The complaint is not currently available. A male intervened in the case. After extensive discovery, the parties settled and a consent decree was entered in January 2004. The consent decree is currently unavailable.

Joel Pettit - 06/28/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
Private Party intervened in EEOC suit
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action None on record
Defendant(s) American Airlines, Inc.
Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.
Plaintiff Description Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of one or more workers.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations EEOC
NDRN/Protection & Advocacy Organizations
Class action status sought Unknown
Class action status granted Unknown
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Unknown
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
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)
[ 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)
1:00-cv-00482-L (D.R.I.) 01/15/2004
EE-RI-0002-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
No documents currently in the collection
Judges Lagueux, Ronald Rene (D.R.I.)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Lovegreen, Robert W. (D.R.I.) [Magistrate]
EE-RI-0002-9000
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Bissell, Katherine (New York)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Keenan, Judy A. (New York)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Messina, Charles P. (Rhode Island)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Palacios, Rosa Liliana (Massachusetts)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Quigley, Pamela B. (Rhode Island)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Rosenberg, Karen B. (Rhode Island)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Sherlock, Kathleen A. (Rhode Island)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Almon, Lorie (New York)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Cerasia, Edward II (New York)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Codega, Joseph M. (Rhode Island)
EE-RI-0002-9000
D'Apolito Deno, Mary E. (New Jersey)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Fitzhugh, Michael A. (Massachusetts)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Gilly, Scott B. (New York)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Gonell, Carrie A. (New York)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Levin, Sean R. (Rhode Island)
EE-RI-0002-9000
MacGillivray, Stephen J. (Rhode Island)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Reynolds, Christopher P. (New York)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Roer, Ricki E. (New York)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Stein, Erika B. (New York)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Stern, Neal A. (New York)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Vincent, Bauer E. (New York)
EE-RI-0002-9000
Other Lawyers McHugh, Kevin F. (Rhode Island)
EE-RI-0002-9000

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