Case: EEOC v. AMERICAN AIRLINES

1:00-cv-00296 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Filed Date: Feb. 18, 2000

Closed Date: June 13, 2001

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Case Summary

The Richmond office of the EEOC brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, against American Airlines, an international airline. The complaint was filed in February 2000, but we do not have access to this document. According to the docket, the Defendant paid the charging party a total of $74,000 ($60,000 in compensatory damages, $9,500 in back pay and $4,500 in interest). The only document we have for this case is the docket.

Summary Authors

Elizabeth Glassman (7/2/2007)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

1:00-cv-00296

Docket [PACER]

EEOC v. American Airlines

June 13, 2001

June 13, 2001

Docket

Resources

Docket

Last updated July 23, 2022, 3:06 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT; jury demand (mcke) (Entered: 02/22/2000)

Feb. 18, 2000

Feb. 18, 2000

Jury Trial Flag (mcke) (Entered: 02/22/2000)

Feb. 18, 2000

Feb. 18, 2000

SUMMONS(ES) (Org. & 1) issued and given to atty for service by SPS on deft American Airlines, (mcke) (Entered: 02/24/2000)

Feb. 24, 2000

Feb. 24, 2000

2

ANSWER to Complaint by American Airlines, (Attorney Jenny Chien-Jen Wu), (mcke) (Entered: 03/27/2000)

March 24, 2000

March 24, 2000

3

SCHEDULING ORDER setting Discovery cutoff 7/28/00 ; Pretrial Conference for 11:10 8/17/00 ; ( signed by Judge Claude M. Hilton ) Copies Mailed: yes (mcke) (Entered: 04/07/2000)

April 6, 2000

April 6, 2000

5

JOINT MOTION by Equal Employment Opp, American Airlines, by American Airlines,, Equal Employment Opp for an order approving consent decree (mcke) (Entered: 06/13/2001)

June 12, 2001

June 12, 2001

6

Consent Decree this decree constitues a full discharge and satisfaction of any claims which have been alleged in the complaint filed by EEOC based on the charge of discrimination filed by Ms. Broin and assigned the administrative charge number 100-95-0361. Within ten (10) days of the court's approval of this decree, deft will issue a check and mail the same to Ms. Broin the amount of $9,500.00 minus any applicable withouldings for fedarl, state, local, Social security, medicare and/or unempoloyment taxes and $4,500.00 in interest, in settlement of pltf's claims for backpay and benefits. Within ten (10) business days of the court's approval of this Decree, deft will issue a check and mail the same to Ms. Broin the amount of $60,000.00 in settlement of pltf's claims for compensatory damages. Both the EEOC and the deft shall bear its own costs, expenses, and attorney's fees incureed in connection with this action. This court shall retain jurisdiction over this matter until the parties have complied fully with the terms and conditions of the decree. Therefore, this case is removed from the docket of this court with the right of either party to petition to have it reinstated. signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: yes (see order for more details) (mcke) (Entered: 06/13/2001)

June 13, 2001

June 13, 2001

Case closed (mcke) (Entered: 06/13/2001)

June 13, 2001

June 13, 2001

CASE assigned to Judge Leonie M. Brinkema (mcke) (Entered: 06/13/2001)

June 13, 2001

June 13, 2001

all pleadings accounted for (mcke) (Entered: 06/13/2001)

June 13, 2001

June 13, 2001

Case Details

State / Territory: Virginia

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Feb. 18, 2000

Closing Date: June 13, 2001

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

American Airlines, Inc., 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

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Damages

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Amount Defendant Pays: 74000

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits