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Case Name EEOC v. CALDER RACE COURSE, INC. EE-FL-0020
Docket / Court 1:97-cv-04223-UU ( S.D. Fla. )
State/Territory Florida
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In December 1997, the Miami District Office of the EEOC filed this claim against Calder Race Course, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida alleging discrimination on the basis of age in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967. Specifically, the ... read more >
In December 1997, the Miami District Office of the EEOC filed this claim against Calder Race Course, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida alleging discrimination on the basis of age in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967. Specifically, the complaint alleged that the defendant discriminated against the four complainants, employees over 65, by firing them from their positions and replacing them with younger and less experienced workers. Following extensive discovery and a referral to mediation, the defendant was granted summary judgment in March 1999. The EEOC appealed to the Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in May 1999, which dismissed the case in September 1999.

Daisy Manning - 10/25/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Hiring
Discrimination-basis
Age discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
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) Calder Race Course, 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 1999
Case Ongoing No
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Docket(s)
1:97-cv-04223-UU (S.D. Fla.)
EE-FL-0020-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/04/2002
99-11532-HH (U.S. Court of Appeals)
EE-FL-0020-9001.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/04/2002
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
EE-FL-0020-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/18/1997
Amended Complaint [ECF# 12]
EE-FL-0020-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/01/1998
Order [RE: Defense Motion for Summary Judgment] [ECF# 55] (S.D. Fla.)
EE-FL-0020-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/31/1999
Administrative Order Closing Case [ECF# 56] (S.D. Fla.)
EE-FL-0020-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/31/1999
Order of Dismissal from U.S.C.A [Ct. of App. ECF# 73]
EE-FL-0020-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/15/1999

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