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Case Name EEOC v. Victory Lane EE-MI-0174
Docket / Court 2:04-cv-72041-PDB-VMM ( E.D. Mich. )
State/Territory Michigan
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The Detroit District Office of the EEOC brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, against Victory Lane. The complaint, filed in May 2004, alleged sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; specifically that Defendant ... read more >
The Detroit District Office of the EEOC brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, against Victory Lane. The complaint, filed in May 2004, alleged sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; specifically that Defendant subjected the charging party to a sexually hostile work environment. The parties entered into a consent decree in January 2005.

The decree, valid for two years, required Defendant to pay the charging party a total of $7,500 and provide Title VII training to its managers and supervisors. Defendant was enjoined from discriminating or retaliating in violation of Title VII and required to post a notice of non-discrimination at its facility.

Elizabeth Glassman - 07/31/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Content of Injunction
Discrimination Prohibition
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
Provide antidiscrimination training
Retaliation Prohibition
Discrimination-area
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
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) Victory Lane
Plaintiff Description The EEOC, on behalf of a female employee of Victory Lane who complained of sex discrimination.
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 2005 - 2007
Case Closing Year 2005
Case Ongoing No
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Docket(s)
2:04-cv-72041-PDB-VMM (E.D. Mich.)
EE-MI-0174-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/12/2005
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint
EE-MI-0174-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/28/2004
Consent Decree
EE-MI-0174-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/12/2005

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