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Case Name EEOC v. WAL-MART CORPORATION EE-CA-0261
Docket / Court 8:98-cv-00462-GLT-EE ( C.D. Cal. )
State/Territory California
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In June 1998, the Los Angeles office of the EEOC brought this suit against Wal-Mart Corporation in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. The defendant filed a motion for summary judgment in March 1999, and the court entered summary judgment in favor of the defendant in ... read more >
In June 1998, the Los Angeles office of the EEOC brought this suit against Wal-Mart Corporation in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. The defendant filed a motion for summary judgment in March 1999, and the court entered summary judgment in favor of the defendant in April 1999. The EEOC appealed the case in June 1999, but voluntarily dismissed the appeal in August 1999. No information was made available pertaining to the nature of the suit.

Lionel Joiner - 08/01/2007


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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) Wal-Mart 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 1999
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)
8:98-cv-00462-GLT-EE (C.D. Cal.) 08/10/1999
EE-CA-0261-9000.pdf | Detail
General Documents
Order 04/27/1999 (C.D. Cal.)
EE-CA-0261-0001.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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