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Case Name EEOC v. EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION EE-TX-0117
Docket / Court 3-06CV1732-K ( N.D. Tex. )
State/Territory Texas
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The Dallas district office of the EEOC brought this suit against the Exxon Mobil Corporation in September 2006, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. The complaint alleged that Exxon Mobil violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act by employing a policy of ... read more >
The Dallas district office of the EEOC brought this suit against the Exxon Mobil Corporation in September 2006, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. The complaint alleged that Exxon Mobil violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act by employing a policy of prohibiting pilots, including the complainants in this case, from piloting corporate plans once they reached the age of sixty. The complainants were forced, due to this policy, into involuntary retirement. This case is still ongoing in the district court as of April 22, 2008. Exxon Mobil filed a motion for summary judgment in August 2007, which is still pending as of April 22, 2008. The most recent proceedings in the case are the filing of documents in opposition to and in support of the motion for summary judgment.

Shankar Viswanathan - 06/04/2008


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Discrimination-basis
Age discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
No EEOC Final Resolution Type
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. ยงยง 621 et seq.
Defendant(s) Exxon Mobil 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 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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  Microsoft Gender Discrimination Class Action Lawsuit
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By: Outten & Golden
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  Age Discrimination Class Action seeks Fair Employment for Older PwC Applicants
http://www.pwcagecase.com/
Date: Apr. 27, 2016
By: Outten & Golden
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Smith Barney Gender Discrimination
https://www.lieffcabraser.com/employment/smith-barney/
Date: August 2008
By: Outten & Golden
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Megacases, Diversity, and the Elusive Goal of Workplace Reform
Date: Mar. 1, 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
Date: Apr. 1, 2001
By: Susan Sturm (Columbia Law School)
Citation: 101 Colum. L. Rev. 458 (2001)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
3:06-cv-01732 (N.D. Tex.)
EE-TX-0117-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/08/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint
EE-TX-0117-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/22/2006
Judges Kinkeade, Ed Court not on record
EE-TX-0117-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Anderson, Suzanne M. (Texas)
EE-TX-0117-9000
Backhaus, William C. (Texas)
EE-TX-0117-9000
Bruner, Paula R (District of Columbia)
EE-TX-0117-9000
Canino, Robert Anthony (Texas)
EE-TX-0117-9000
Clark, Joel P. (Texas)
EE-TX-0117-9000
Shepard, Meghan L. (Texas)
EE-TX-0117-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Duffy, Dennis P (Texas)
EE-TX-0117-9000
Griffin, Karen E. (Texas)
EE-TX-0117-9000
Hartsfield, Dan (Texas)
EE-TX-0117-9000
Lee, JoAnn (Texas)
EE-TX-0117-9000
Norfleet, Christopher J. (Texas)
EE-TX-0117-9000
O'Brien, Thomas E. (Texas)
EE-TX-0117-9000
Phelan, Rod (Texas)
EE-TX-0117-9000
Rivet, David M. (Texas)
EE-TX-0117-9000
Rosenstein, Tony P. (Texas)
EE-TX-0117-9000
Other Lawyers Parker, John R (Texas)
EE-TX-0117-9000

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