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Case Name EEOC v. L&T INTERNATIONAL CORP. EE-MP-0004
Docket / Court 1:06-cv-00031 ( D. N. Mar. I. )
State/Territory Northern Mariana Islands
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The Los Angeles and Honolulu offices of the EEOC brought this suit against L & T International Corporation, L & T Group of Companies, Ltd., Tan Holdings Corporation, Tan Holdings Overseas Incorporated, Concorde Garment Manufacturing Corporation, Micro Pacific, Inc. and Seasonal Incorporated in the ... read more >
The Los Angeles and Honolulu offices of the EEOC brought this suit against L & T International Corporation, L & T Group of Companies, Ltd., Tan Holdings Corporation, Tan Holdings Overseas Incorporated, Concorde Garment Manufacturing Corporation, Micro Pacific, Inc. and Seasonal Incorporated in the U.S. District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands in September 2006. The complaint alleged discrimination based on national origin and retaliation in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. More specifically, in the complaint, the EEOC alleged the defendants discriminated against Filipino and Bangladeshi employees by terminating their employment or refusing to renew their employment contracts in retaliation for filing discrimination charges against the defendants. While originally scheduled for March 2008, the trial date was rescheduled for August 2008. The defendants filed two separate Motions for Summary Judgment which had not been ruled on as of April 22, 2008. The case was ongoing as of April 22, 2008.

Kevin Wilemon - 05/29/2008


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Discrimination-basis
National origin discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
No EEOC Final Resolution Type
General
Disparate Treatment
Pattern or Practice
Retaliation
National Origin/Ethnicity
Other
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Race
Asian/Pacific Islander
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Concorde Garment Manufacturing Corporation
L & T Group of Companies, Ltd.
L & T Group of Companies, Ltd.
L & T International Corporation
L & T International Corporation
Micro Pacific, Inc.
Seasonal Incorporated
Tan Holdings Corporation
Tan Holdings Corporation
Tan Holdings Overseas Incorporated
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 None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Case Ongoing Yes
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Docket(s)
1:06-cv-00031 (D. N. Mar. I.)
EE-MP-0004-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/28/2009
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint
EE-MP-0004-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/28/2006
First Amended Complaint
EE-MP-0004-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/11/2007
Judges Munson, Alex R. (D. N. Mar. I.)
EE-MP-0004-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Lepak, Thomas S. (California)
EE-MP-0004-9000
McClinton, Gregory L. (Hawaii)
EE-MP-0004-9000
Park, Anna Y. (California)
EE-MP-0004-9000
Tungol, Wilfredo (Hawaii)
EE-MP-0004-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Pixley, Steven P. (Northern Mariana Islands)
EE-MP-0004-9000
Thompson, Colin M. (Northern Mariana Islands)
EE-MP-0004-9000

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