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Case Name EEOC v. AUTOZONE STORES EE-FL-0009
Docket / Court 3:06-cv-00862-TJC-MCR ( M.D. Fla. )
State/Territory Florida
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The Miami District Office of the EEOC brought this suit against Autozone, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida in September 2006. The complaint alleged sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. A female employee was allegedly ... read more >
The Miami District Office of the EEOC brought this suit against Autozone, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida in September 2006. The complaint alleged sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. A female employee was allegedly subjected to sexual harassment and then illegally discharged for asserting her rights. The complainant intervened in the EEOC's suit. The case was ongoing in the district court as of 4/22/2008. The defendant has moved for summary judgment and in March the court set argument for the motion on 7/1/2008.

Kevin Wilemon - 05/27/2008


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Discrimination-basis
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
No EEOC Final Resolution Type
Private Party intervened in EEOC suit
General
Disparate Treatment
Retaliation
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action State Anti-Discrimination Law
Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Autozone, 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 None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Case Ongoing Yes
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)
3:06-cv-00862-TJC-MCR (M.D. Fla.)
EE-FL-0009-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/24/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint
EE-FL-0009-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/29/2006
Intervenor's Complaint and Demand for Jury Trail [ECF# 9]
EE-FL-0009-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/18/2006
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Granting motion for Protective Order] (M.D. Fla.)
EE-FL-0009-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/07/2007
Order [Denying Motion to quash and/or Motion for protective order] (M.D. Fla.)
EE-FL-0009-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/18/2007
Order [granting Motion to compel] (M.D. Fla.)
EE-FL-0009-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/22/2008
Judges Corrigan, Timothy J. (M.D. Fla.)
EE-FL-0009-0005 | EE-FL-0009-9000
Richardson, Monte C. (M.D. Fla.) [Magistrate]
EE-FL-0009-0003 | EE-FL-0009-0004 | EE-FL-0009-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Boehringer, Maria Kate (Florida)
EE-FL-0009-9000
Cooper, Cheryl A (Florida)
EE-FL-0009-9000
Curtin, Nora E. (Florida)
EE-FL-0009-9000
Gomez, Maritza (Florida)
EE-FL-0009-9000
Von Greiff, Carla J. (Florida)
EE-FL-0009-9000
Williams, Philip Daniel (Florida)
EE-FL-0009-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Guckert, Jennifer Robbins (Louisiana)
EE-FL-0009-9000
Kaffer, Cecily L. (Alabama)
EE-FL-0009-9000
Wood, F. Daniel (Alabama)
EE-FL-0009-9000
Woodford, Thomas J. (Alabama)
EE-FL-0009-9000

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