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Case Name EEOC v. WAL-MART STORES, INC. EE-MS-0053
Docket / Court 4:99-cv-00012-TSL ( S.D. Miss. )
State/Territory Mississippi
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In January 1999, the Birmingham District Office of the EEOC brought this suit against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi. The only document publicly available regarding this case is the docket; therefore, the exact allegations involved are ... read more >
In January 1999, the Birmingham District Office of the EEOC brought this suit against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi. The only document publicly available regarding this case is the docket; therefore, the exact allegations involved are unknown. After some discovery and a scheduling order, the parties entered into a settlement agreement in September 1999, voluntarily dismissing the case.

Michele Marxkors - 09/09/2007


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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) Wal-Mart Stores, 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 Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Unknown
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Voluntary Dismissal
Case Closing Year 1999
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)
4:99-cv-00012-TSL (S.D. Miss.)
EE-MS-0053-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/13/1999
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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