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Case Name EEOC v. MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC./MICRON COMMUNICATIONS EE-ID-0021
Docket / Court CIV98-0506-S-MHW ( D. Idaho )
State/Territory Idaho
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In December 1998, the EEOC district office in Seattle, Washington brought this action against Micron Technology, Inc. and Micron Communications, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho. The EEOC alleged that the defendants violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 when ... read more >
In December 1998, the EEOC district office in Seattle, Washington brought this action against Micron Technology, Inc. and Micron Communications, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho. The EEOC alleged that the defendants violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 when they terminated an employee for complaining about sexual harassment.

The court granted defendants motions for summary judgment in March 2000. The EEOC appealed but the decision was affirmed by the Ningth Circuit Court of Appeals. The district court awarded the defendants $19,260.86 in costs and attorneys fees; the EEOC also appealed this decision, but the appeal was dismissed by the Circuit Court.

Jason Chester - 07/28/2007


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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
Other Conditions of Employment (including assignment, transfer, hours, working conditions, etc)
Discrimination-basis
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Retaliation
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Micron Communications, Inc.
Micron Technology Inc
Micron Technology, 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 Defendant
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None
Source of Relief None
Case Closing Year 2000
Case Ongoing No
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)
1:98-cv-00506-BLW (D. Idaho)
EE-ID-0021-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/03/2002
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
00-35525 (U.S. Court of Appeals)
EE-ID-0021-9001.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/23/2003
01-35415 (U.S. Court of Appeals)
EE-ID-0021-9002.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/09/2004
General Documents
Order [re: Motion for Summary Judgment] (D. Idaho)
EE-ID-0021-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/04/1999
Protective Order (D. Idaho)
EE-ID-0021-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/24/2000
Judgment (D. Idaho)
EE-ID-0021-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/29/2000
Memorandum [USCA 9th Circuit] (32 Fed.Appx. 446)
EE-ID-0021-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 06/03/2002
Judges Winmill, B. Lynn (D. Idaho) [Magistrate]
EE-ID-0021-0002

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