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Case Name EEOC v. ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS CORP. EE-AL-0026
Docket / Court 2:01-cv-00901-JHH ( N.D. Ala. )
State/Territory Alabama
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In April 2001, the Birmingham office of the EEOC brought this Title VII suit against Electronic Data Systems Corp. in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. The complaint alleged that the defendant discriminated against the complainant because of his sex. More specifically, ... read more >
In April 2001, the Birmingham office of the EEOC brought this Title VII suit against Electronic Data Systems Corp. in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. The complaint alleged that the defendant discriminated against the complainant because of his sex. More specifically, the complainant requested that his work schedule be adjusted, as did a similarly situated female employee. The female employee's request was granted and the complainant was terminated. The defendant filed a motion for summary judgment in February 2002, and the court granted the motion in April 2002.The EEOC filed a notice of appeal in June 2002, and the Court of Appeals affirmed the district court's opinion in an unpublished opinion in January 2003.

Kevin Wilemon - 06/22/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Male
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Other Conditions of Employment (including assignment, transfer, hours, working conditions, etc)
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) Electronic Data Systems Corporation
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 Defendant
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)
02-13248-CC (U.S. Court of Appeals)
EE-AL-0026-9001.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/21/2003
2:01-cv-00901-JHH (N.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0026-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/05/2003
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
EE-AL-0026-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/12/2001
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum of Decision [Regarding Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment] [ECF# 22] (N.D. Ala.)
EE-AL-0026-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/11/2002
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judgment [Court of Appeals] [Ct. of App. ECF# 35]
EE-AL-0026-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/22/2003
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]

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