Case: EEOC v. Atlanta Rent-A-Car, Inc.

1:03-cv-02631 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Filed Date: Sept. 2, 2003

Closed Date: Sept. 2, 2004

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Case Summary

The EEOC's Atlanta District Office sued ARAC, Inc., an Atlanta Compny d/b/a Atlanta Rent-A-Car, on September 2, 2003 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The EEOC's complaint alleged that ARAC violated Title VII when it discriminated based on religion (Islam) by failing to consider two Islamic applicants for employment. The parties settled and dismissed the case on September 2, 2004.

Summary Authors

Aaron Weismann (6/12/2007)

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Document

1:03-cv-02631

Docket (PACER)

Equal Employment Opp v. ARAC, Inc.

Sept. 2, 2004

Sept. 2, 2004

Docket
1

1:03-cv-02631

Complaint

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Atlanta Rent-A-Car Services, Inc., d/b/a Atlanta Rent-A-Car, Inc.

Sept. 2, 2003

Sept. 2, 2003

Complaint
18

1:03-cv-02631

Amended Complaint

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. ARAC, Inc., formerly d/b/a Atlanta Rent-A-Car, Inc.

June 2, 2004

June 2, 2004

Complaint
21

1:03-cv-02631

Stipulation of Dismissal

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. ARAC, Inc., formerly d/b/a Atlanta Rent-A-Car, Inc.

Sept. 2, 2004

Sept. 2, 2004

Pleading / Motion / Brief

Resources

Docket

Last updated Aug. 9, 2022, 3:08 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT filed. Consent form to proceed before U.S. magistrate and pretrial instructions given to attorney; jury demand (jdb) (Entered: 09/03/2003)

Sept. 2, 2003

Sept. 2, 2003

CASE REFERRED to Mag Judge Walter E. Johnson (Calendar sheets forwarded and notice sent to counsel) (jdb) (Entered: 09/03/2003)

Sept. 2, 2003

Sept. 2, 2003

2

WAIVER OF SERVICE Returned Executed as to Atlanta Rent-A-Car mailed 10/10/03 Answer due by 12/9/03 for Atlanta Rent-A-Car (cdg) (Entered: 10/28/2003)

Oct. 24, 2003

Oct. 24, 2003

3

ANSWER by defendant to complaint [1-1] Discovery ends 4/8/04 (cdg) (Entered: 11/12/2003)

Nov. 10, 2003

Nov. 10, 2003

4

ANSWERS TO INITIAL DISCLOSURES by plaintiff (cdg) (Entered: 11/20/2003)

Nov. 19, 2003

Nov. 19, 2003

5

AMENDED ANSWER to [3-1] answer by defendant (cdg) (Entered: 12/03/2003)

Dec. 1, 2003

Dec. 1, 2003

6

Certificate of interested persons. (to mag) (cdg) (Entered: 12/09/2003)

Dec. 5, 2003

Dec. 5, 2003

7

Preliminary Report and Discovery Schedule. (to mag) (cdg) (Entered: 12/09/2003)

Dec. 5, 2003

Dec. 5, 2003

8

Certificate of service for joint certificate of interested persons as to plaintiff (cdg) (Entered: 12/09/2003)

Dec. 5, 2003

Dec. 5, 2003

9

ANSWERS TO INITIAL DISCLOSURES by defendant (cdg) (Entered: 12/09/2003)

Dec. 8, 2003

Dec. 8, 2003

10

Certificate of servicefor request for production of documents as to defendant (cdg) (Entered: 12/09/2003)

Dec. 8, 2003

Dec. 8, 2003

11

Certificate of service of request for discovery as to plaintiff (cdg) (Entered: 12/10/2003)

Dec. 9, 2003

Dec. 9, 2003

13

Certificate of service for disocvery as to plaintiff (cdg) (Entered: 01/14/2004)

Jan. 12, 2004

Jan. 12, 2004

14

Certificate of service for discovery as to defendant (cdg) (Entered: 01/16/2004)

Jan. 15, 2004

Jan. 15, 2004

15

Joint MOTION to drop party dfts, add a party dft , to amend [1-1] complaint , to extend time for discovery (jph) (Entered: 04/01/2004)

March 30, 2004

March 30, 2004

16

Certificate of service as to Notice of Deposition of Pandora Evans by plaintiff (jph) (Entered: 04/12/2004)

April 2, 2004

April 2, 2004

17

ORDER by Mag Judge Walter E. Johnson GRANTING [15-1] joint motion to drop party dfts, add a party dft, GRANTING [15-2] joint motion to amend [1-1] complaint, GRANTING [15-3] joint motion to extend time for discovery (cc by Mag) (jph) Modified on 05/10/2004 (Entered: 05/10/2004)

April 8, 2004

April 8, 2004

18

AMENDED COMPLAINT by plaintiff adding ARAC, Inc., d/b/a Atlanta Rent-A-Car, Inc.; jury demand (adg) (Entered: 06/04/2004)

June 2, 2004

June 2, 2004

19

MOTION by plaintiff to stay proceedings with prop order. (cdg) (Entered: 06/10/2004)

June 7, 2004

June 7, 2004

SUBMITTED to Mag Judge Walter E. Johnson on [19-1] motion to stay proceedings *e-mail Kari* (cdg) (Entered: 07/07/2004)

July 7, 2004

July 7, 2004

20

ORDER granting 19 Motion to Stay proceedings for 30 days. Signed by Judge Walter E. Johnson on 7/16/04. (jph) (Entered: 07/26/2004)

July 16, 2004

July 16, 2004

21

STIPULATION of Dismissal with prejudice pursuant to FRCP 41.a.1.ii and approved by deputy clerk by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (cdg) (Entered: 09/15/2004)

Sept. 2, 2004

Sept. 2, 2004

Case no longer referred to Walter E. Johnson. (cdg) (Entered: 10/05/2004)

Sept. 2, 2004

Sept. 2, 2004

Case Details

State / Territory: Georgia

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Multi-LexSum (in sample)

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 2, 2003

Closing Date: Sept. 2, 2004

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of one or more workers.

Plaintiff Type(s):

EEOC Plaintiff

Attorney Organizations:

EEOC

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

ARAC, Inc. (Atlanta, GA), Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000e

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Voluntary Dismissal

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

Discrimination-area:

Hiring

Discrimination-basis:

Religion discrimination

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits