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Case Name EEOC v. H.T. Hackney Co. EE-KY-0011
Docket / Court 5:03cv-38-R ( W.D. Ky. )
State/Territory Kentucky
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In February 2003, the Louisville Area Office of the EEOC brought this lawsuit against H.T. Hackney Company in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky alleging discrimination on the basis of sex in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. We do not have a copy of ... read more >
In February 2003, the Louisville Area Office of the EEOC brought this lawsuit against H.T. Hackney Company in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky alleging discrimination on the basis of sex in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. We do not have a copy of the complaint; therefore, the exact allegations involved are unknown. After the date for jury trial had been set, the parties settled the lawsuit in June 2003 through a consent decree.

The two-year decree required the defendant to: post notice of employee rights, provide EEO training to all employees and managers, make annual reports to the EEOC regarding complaints, certify compliance with the consent decree, permit the EEOC to enter the premises to monitor compliance, and pay $25,000.

David Friedman - 10/18/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Content of Injunction
Discrimination Prohibition
Monitoring
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
Provide antidiscrimination training
Reporting
Retaliation Prohibition
Discrimination-basis
Sex 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) H.T. Hackney Company
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 Damages
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2003 - 2005
Case Closing Year 2003
Case Ongoing No
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Docket(s)
5:03-cv-00038-TBR (W.D. Ky.)
EE-KY-0011-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/22/2003
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Consent Decree
EE-KY-0011-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/22/2003

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