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Case Name EEOC v. LAUGHLIN ASSOCIATES, INC. EE-NV-0020
Docket / Court 3:97-CV-00144 ( D. Nev. )
State/Territory Nevada
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The Los Angeles office of the EEOC brought this suit against Laughlin Associates, Inc. in March 1997 in U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada. The complaint alleged that Laughlin had violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by firing a female employee in retaliation for a sexual ... read more >
The Los Angeles office of the EEOC brought this suit against Laughlin Associates, Inc. in March 1997 in U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada. The complaint alleged that Laughlin had violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by firing a female employee in retaliation for a sexual harassment complaint. In June 1997 the parties dismissed the suit by stipulation for unknown reasons.

Shankar Viswanathan - 07/31/2008


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Discrimination-basis
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Retaliation
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Laughlin Associates, 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 None
Source of Relief None
Case Closing Year 1997
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)
3:97-CV-00144-ECR (RAM) (D. Nev.)
EE-NV-0020-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/17/1997
General Documents
Complaint
EE-NV-0020-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/17/1997
Stipulation of Dismissal (D. Nev.)
EE-NV-0020-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/19/1997

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