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Case Name EEOC v. EUREKA MARINE PRODUCTS, INC EE-PR-0003
Docket / Court 3:06-cv-01344-FAB ( D.P.R. )
State/Territory Puerto Rico
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The Miami District Office of the EEOC brought this suit against Eureka Marine Products Co. of Puerto Rico, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico in September 2006. The complaint alleged age discrimination in violation of the Age Discrimination of Employment Act. The ... read more >
The Miami District Office of the EEOC brought this suit against Eureka Marine Products Co. of Puerto Rico, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico in September 2006. The complaint alleged age discrimination in violation of the Age Discrimination of Employment Act. The defendant allegedly terminated all of its employees over the age of 60. The EEOC moved for default entry in December 2007, and the case was ongoing in the district court as of April 22, 2008.

Kevin Wilemon - 05/29/2008


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Discrimination-basis
Age discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
No EEOC Final Resolution Type
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. ยงยง 621 et seq.
Defendant(s) Eureka Marine Products Co. of Puerto Rico, 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 None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Damages
Source of Relief Litigation
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)
[ 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)
3:06-cv-01344-FAB (D.P.R.) 04/30/2008
EE-PR-0003-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 03/31/2006
EE-PR-0003-0001.pdf | Detail
Final Judgment 04/30/2008 (D.P.R.)
EE-PR-0003-0002.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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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