University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
new search
page permalink
Case Name EEOC v. THE LION BREWERY EE-PA-0161
Docket / Court 2:00-cv-04908-CRW ( E.D. Pa. )
State/Territory Pennsylvania
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In September 2000, the Philadelphia office of the EEOC brought this suit for violation of Title VII against The Lion Brewery in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The EEOC alleged that the Defendant discriminated on the basis of sex, by failing to hire qualified ... read more >
In September 2000, the Philadelphia office of the EEOC brought this suit for violation of Title VII against The Lion Brewery in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The EEOC alleged that the Defendant discriminated on the basis of sex, by failing to hire qualified females. The case settled by entry of a consent decree one day later. This Decree required the Defendant to: pay $500,000 in damages to the complainants, to post notice, to refrain from discriminating or retaliating against employees, and to provide annual training to all supervisory, managing, or hiring employees. This decree has a term of 2 years.

Keri Livingston - 07/12/2007


compress summary

- click to show/hide ALL -
Issues and Causes of Action
click to show/hide detail
Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Content of Injunction
Discrimination Prohibition
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
Provide antidiscrimination training
Reporting
Retaliation Prohibition
Discrimination-area
Hiring
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) The Lion Brewery
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 Damages
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2000 - 2002
Case Closing Year 2000
Case Ongoing No
Additional Resources
click to show/hide detail
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)
2:00-cv-04908-CRW (E.D. Pa.) 09/29/2000
EE-PA-0161-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Consent Decree 09/29/2000
EE-PA-0161-0001 PDF | Detail
Document Source: District Court
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

- click to show/hide ALL -

new search
page permalink

- top of page -