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Case Name EEOC v. BALLY TOTAL FITNESS CORPORATION EE-CA-0029
Docket / Court 2:99-cv-00990-WDK-RZ ( C.D. Cal. )
State/Territory California
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In late January 1999, the Los Angeles District Office of the EEOC brought this suit against Bally Total Fitness Corporation in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. We do not have a copy of the complaint; therefore, the exact allegations involved are unknown. After the ... read more >
In late January 1999, the Los Angeles District Office of the EEOC brought this suit against Bally Total Fitness Corporation in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. We do not have a copy of the complaint; therefore, the exact allegations involved are unknown. After the defendant filed an answer to the complaint in April, it made an offer of judgment which was accepted by the EEOC in June 1999. The Court entered a judgment in favor of the EEOC in the amount of $10,000 later that month.

Michele Marxkors - 07/30/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Defendant(s) Bally Total Fitness 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 Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Damages
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Voluntary Dismissal
Case Closing Year 1999
Case Ongoing No
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Docket(s)
2:99-cv-00990-WDK-RZ (C.D. Cal.)
EE-CA-0029-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/10/1999
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Judgment [ECF# 7] (C.D. Cal.)
EE-CA-0029-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/30/1999
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]

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