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Case Name EEOC v. Harvest Medical Clinic, Inc. EE-AZ-0054
Docket / Court 2:04-cv-01821-JAT ( D. Ariz. )
State/Territory Arizona
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The EEOC's Phoenix office filed this suit on August 31, 2004 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. The EEOC alleged that defendant Harvest Medical Clinic, Inc. violated Title VII by discharging nine complainants because of their national origin, Hispanic. The case was settled in ... read more >
The EEOC's Phoenix office filed this suit on August 31, 2004 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. The EEOC alleged that defendant Harvest Medical Clinic, Inc. violated Title VII by discharging nine complainants because of their national origin, Hispanic. The case was settled in September 2005. The defendant agreed to pay the nine complainants a total of $190,000. The defendant also agreed to expunge the complainants' records, provide training and post notice of EEO rights during the 24 month consent decree.

Jason Chester - 02/28/2008


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Content of Injunction
Develop anti-discrimination policy
Discrimination Prohibition
Expungement of Employment Record
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
Provide antidiscrimination training
Reporting
Retaliation Prohibition
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Discrimination-basis
National origin discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
National Origin/Ethnicity
Indian
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Harvest Medical Clinic, 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 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 2005 - 2007
Case Closing Year 2005
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)
2:04-cv-01821-JAT (D. Ariz.) 10/06/2005
EE-AZ-0054-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 08/31/2004
EE-AZ-0054-0001.pdf | Detail
EEOC Litigation Settlement Report - September 2005 09/14/2005
EE-AZ-0054-0003.pdf | Detail
Amended Consent Decree 10/06/2005
EE-AZ-0054-0002.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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