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Case Name EEOC v. HELCRIS, INC., dba VOGUE CLEANERS EE-IN-0051
Docket / Court 2:97CV290-RL ( N.D. Ind. )
State/Territory Indiana
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In August 1997, the Indianapolis District Office of the EEOC brought suit against Helcris Inc., dba Vogue Cleaners, in United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana. The complaint is unavailable; on the docket, the case is categorized as an action under the Americans with ... read more >
In August 1997, the Indianapolis District Office of the EEOC brought suit against Helcris Inc., dba Vogue Cleaners, in United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana. The complaint is unavailable; on the docket, the case is categorized as an action under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The defendant did not appear, and in September of 1998 a default judgment was entered in the amount of $549.46 for lost wages and compensatory damages.

Jason Chester - 05/21/2008


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action None on record
Defendant(s) Helcris 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
Source of Relief Litigation
Form of Settlement None on record
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year 1998
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)
2:97-cv-00290 (N.D. Ind.) 10/07/1999
EE-IN-0051-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
No documents currently in the collection
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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