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Case Name EEOC v. A.G.I. PUBLISHING, INC. EE-CA-0003
Docket / Court 2:03-cv-02050-DFL-GGH ( E.D. Cal. )
State/Territory California
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The San Francisco District Office of the EEOC brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, against AGI Publishing Inc., d/b/a Valley Yellow Pages. The complaint, filed in September 2003, is not available to us. As found in the settlement agreement, the ... read more >
The San Francisco District Office of the EEOC brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, against AGI Publishing Inc., d/b/a Valley Yellow Pages. The complaint, filed in September 2003, is not available to us. As found in the settlement agreement, the complaint specifically alleged sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; stating that Defendant subjected the charging party to a sexually hostile and offense working environment.

In February 2004, after discovery, the parties settled and a settlement agreement was signed six days later. The agreement provides that Defendant would, within thirty days of the agreement, adopt the proposed changes to its employee handbook, and the EEOC would file a Dismissal with Prejudice of the litigation.

Elizabeth Glassman - 06/01/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Pay / Benefits
Discrimination-basis
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) AGI Publishing 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 Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Voluntary Dismissal
Case Closing Year 2005
Case Ongoing No
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Docket(s)
2:03-cv-02050-DFL-GGH (E.D. Cal.)
EE-CA-0003-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/10/2005
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Notice of Settlement [ECF# 9-1]
EE-CA-0003-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/04/2005
Settlement Agreement [ECF# 9]
EE-CA-0003-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/04/2005
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Notice of Settlement; Settlement Agreement; Order [ECF# 10]
EE-CA-0003-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/10/2005
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]

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