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Case Name EEOC v. GNLV Corp. d/b/a/ Golden Nugget EE-NV-0013
Docket / Court 2:06-cv-01225-BES-PAL ( D. Nev. )
Additional Docket(s) 2:06−cv−01225−RCJ−PAL  [ 06-1225 ]
State/Territory Nevada
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The Las Vegas Local Office of the EEOC brought this suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada against GNLV Corporation (doing business as Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino) in September 2006. The complaint alleged race and sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil ... read more >
The Las Vegas Local Office of the EEOC brought this suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada against GNLV Corporation (doing business as Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino) in September 2006. The complaint alleged race and sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The defendant allegedly subjected African American and female employees to a hostile work environment through racial epithets, threats of force, and sexual harassment. The parties underwent early neutral evaluation with a magistrate judge and no settlement was reached. The case is ongoing in the district court as of 4/22/2008. On 3/24/2008, a protective order governing the confidentiality of some of the defendant's documents.

Kevin Wilemon - 05/28/2008


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Discrimination-area
Discipline
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Other Conditions of Employment (including assignment, transfer, hours, working conditions, etc)
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
No EEOC Final Resolution Type
General
Disparate Treatment
Retaliation
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000e
Defendant(s) Does 1-10
GNLV 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
Date: Oct. 14, 2016
By: Outten & Golden
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  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 Faculty)
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 Faculty)
Citation: 101 Colum. L. Rev. 458 (2001)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
2:06-cv-01225-BES-PAL (D. Nev.)
EE-NV-0013-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/01/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1-1]
EE-NV-0013-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/29/2006
Order [ECF# 31] (D. Nev.)
EE-NV-0013-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/07/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Protective Order Governing Confidentiality of Documents [ECF# 33] (D. Nev.)
EE-NV-0013-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/24/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Jones, Robert Clive (D. Nev.)
EE-NV-0013-9000
Leen, Peggy A. (D. Nev.) [Magistrate]
EE-NV-0013-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Costas, Toby W. (Texas)
EE-NV-0013-9000
Garcia, Lorena (California)
EE-NV-0013-9000
Liem, Connie (California)
EE-NV-0013-9000
Mallik, Amrita (Hawaii)
EE-NV-0013-9000
Morrison, Angela D. (Nevada)
EE-NV-0013-9000
Naccarato, Elizabeth A (Nevada)
EE-NV-0013-9000
Noh, Sue J. (California)
EE-NV-0013-9000
Park, Ann Hyanghun (California)
EE-NV-0013-9000
Seth, Devika (Texas)
EE-NV-0013-9000
Welsh, Blaine T (Nevada)
EE-NV-0013-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Abbott, Scott M (Nevada)
EE-NV-0013-9000
Creer, Richard T. (Nevada)
EE-NV-0013-9000
Keller, Edwin A Jr. (Nevada)
EE-NV-0013-9000
Kummer, Thomas F. (Nevada)
EE-NV-0013-9000
Perkins, Robert Edward (Texas)
EE-NV-0013-9000
Rosenthal, Robert L. (Nevada)
EE-NV-0013-9000
Sheehy, Richard A. (Texas)
EE-NV-0013-9000
Swanis, Eric W. (Nevada)
EE-NV-0013-9000

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