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Case Name EEOC v. GNLV Corp. d/b/a/ Golden Nugget EE-NV-0013
Docket / Court 2:06-cv-01225-BES-PAL ( D. Nev. )
State/Territory Nevada
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The Las Vegas Local Office of the EEOC brought this suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada against GNLV Corporation (doing business as Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino) in September 2006. The complaint alleged race and sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil ... read more >
The Las Vegas Local Office of the EEOC brought this suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada against GNLV Corporation (doing business as Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino) in September 2006. The complaint alleged race and sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The defendant allegedly subjected African American and female employees to a hostile work environment through racial epithets, threats of force, and sexual harassment. The parties underwent early neutral evaluation with a magistrate judge and no settlement was reached. The case is ongoing in the district court as of 4/22/2008. On 3/24/2008, a protective order governing the confidentiality of some of the defendant's documents.

Kevin Wilemon - 05/28/2008


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Discrimination-area
Discipline
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Other Conditions of Employment (including assignment, transfer, hours, working conditions, etc)
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
No EEOC Final Resolution Type
General
Disparate Treatment
Retaliation
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Does 1-10
GNLV 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 None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief 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)
2:06-cv-01225-BES-PAL (D. Nev.) 03/24/2008
EE-NV-0013-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 09/29/2006
EE-NV-0013-0001 PDF | Detail
Order 03/07/2008 (D. Nev.)
EE-NV-0013-0002 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Protective Order Governing Confidentiality of Documents 03/24/2008 (D. Nev.)
EE-NV-0013-0003 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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