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Case Name EEOC v. Tri-Corp Industries, Inc. EE-LA-0087
Docket / Court 2:98-cv-02085-ML ( E.D. La. )
State/Territory Louisiana
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The EEOC's New Orleans district office filed a lawsuit against Tri-Color Industries, Inc., on July 17, 1998 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The EEOC's cause of action is not known for certain because the docket is the only document available for this case. The ... read more >
The EEOC's New Orleans district office filed a lawsuit against Tri-Color Industries, Inc., on July 17, 1998 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The EEOC's cause of action is not known for certain because the docket is the only document available for this case. The docket suggests that the case was brought under Title VII. The parties entered into a consent decree on November 29, 1999, which at least stipulated that the defendant would pay the complainant $50,000 in damages.

Aaron Weismann - 06/21/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
Private Party intervened in EEOC suit
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Tri-Color Industries, Inc.
Plaintiff Description Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of one or more workers.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations EEOC
Class action status sought Unknown
Class action status granted Unknown
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Damages
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Case Closing Year 1999
Case Ongoing No
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Docket(s)
2:98-cv-02085-ML (E.D. La.)
EE-LA-0087-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/29/1999
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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