Case: EEOC v. Ford Motor Co.

2:02-cv-73914 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Filed Date: Sept. 30, 2002

Closed Date: Nov. 27, 2002

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Case Summary

The EEOC's Detroit district office sued Ford Motor Company on September 30, 2002 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. The EEOC's complaint alleged that the defendant violated Americans with Disabilities Act when it discriminated based on disability (unknown) by failing to accommodate one of its employees. The parties entered into a settlement agreement on November 27, 2002, which stipulated that the defendant would pay the complainant $5,000 in damages, post a notice of compliance with the ADA, and provide the complainant with information concerning the ADA training it already conducted.

Summary Authors

Aaron Weismann (6/21/2007)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

2:02-cv-73914

Docket (PACER)

EEOC v. Ford Mtr Co

Nov. 27, 2002

Nov. 27, 2002

Docket
1

2:02-cv-73914

Complaint

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Ford Motor Company

Sept. 30, 2002

Sept. 30, 2002

Complaint
2

2:02-cv-73914

Settlement Agreement

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Ford Motor Company

Nov. 27, 2002

Nov. 27, 2002

Settlement Agreement

Resources

Docket

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ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT; jury demand - Receipt # usa (jg) (Entered: 10/01/2002)

Sept. 30, 2002

Sept. 30, 2002

2

SETTLEMENT Agreement, signed by parties and ordered by Judge Avern Cohn; with Attachment A; case closed [EOD Date: 12/2/02] (jg) (Entered: 12/02/2002)

Nov. 27, 2002

Nov. 27, 2002

Case Details

State / Territory: Michigan

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Multi-LexSum (in sample)

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 30, 2002

Closing Date: Nov. 27, 2002

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

Ford Motor Company (Wayne, Michigan), Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Monetary Relief

Injunctive (or Injunctive-like) Relief

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement

Damages

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Voluntary Dismissal

Amount Defendant Pays: 5000

Order Duration: 2002 - 2005

Content of Injunction:

Retaliation Prohibition

Reasonable Accommodation

Discrimination Prohibition

Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

Discrimination-area:

Accommodation / Leave

Discrimination-basis:

Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits