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Case Name EEOC v. DREYFUS SERVICE CORPORATION EE-NY-0040
Docket / Court 2:02-cv-05194-DRH-MLO ( E.D.N.Y. )
State/Territory New York
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The New York District Office of the EEOC brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, against Dreyfus Service Corporation. The complaint, filed in September 2002, alleged age discrimination in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; ... read more >
The New York District Office of the EEOC brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, against Dreyfus Service Corporation. The complaint, filed in September 2002, alleged age discrimination in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; specifically the charging parties alleged that they were terminated because of their age, 60 and 59. Defendant moved for summary judgment in April 2004 and the motion was granted in March 2005. The EEOC filed a notice of appeal in May 2005 but the appeal was dismissed by stipulation in January 2006.

Shankar Viswanathan - 07/31/2007


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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
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) Dreyfus Service 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 Defendant
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None
Source of Relief None
Form of Settlement None on record
Order Duration not on record
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)
2:02-cv-05194-DRH-MLO (E.D.N.Y.) 01/20/2006
EE-NY-0040-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
05-2271-cv (U.S. Court of Appeals) 02/03/2006
EE-NY-0040-9001 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 09/26/2002
EE-NY-0040-0001 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum & Order 03/08/2005 (E.D.N.Y.)
EE-NY-0040-0002 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Stipulation to Dismiss Appeal 01/20/2006
EE-NY-0040-0003 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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