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Case Name EEOC v. NORTHEAST ALABAMA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER EE-AL-0059
Docket / Court 1:02-cv-02398-RBP ( N.D. Ala. )
State/Territory Alabama
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In September 2002, the EEOC district office in Birmingham, Alabama brought this suit against the Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center, a general health care facility, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. The complaint states that a former male employee alleged that ... read more >
In September 2002, the EEOC district office in Birmingham, Alabama brought this suit against the Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center, a general health care facility, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. The complaint states that a former male employee alleged that the defendant refused to accommodate his religious beliefs - cannot work on Sundays - and promptly fired him in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Eighteen days after the defense moved for dismissal, the parties stipulated to a voluntary dismissal in late December 2002. The Court dismissed the case without prejudice on 30 December 2002.

Joel Pettit - 07/05/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Discrimination-area
Accommodation / Leave
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Discrimination-basis
Religion discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Alabama Regional Medical Center
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 2002
Case Ongoing No
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Docket(s)
1:02-cv-02398-RBP (N.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0059-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/30/2002
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
EE-AL-0059-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/30/2002
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Dismissal Order [ECF# 7] (N.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0059-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/30/2002
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]

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