Case: EEOC v. DOLLAR GENERAL CORPORATION

1:01-cv-00918 | U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina

Filed Date: Sept. 26, 2001

Closed Date: May 8, 2003

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Case Summary

The Charlotte District Office of the EEOC brought this suit against Dollar General Corporation, doing business as Dollar General Stores, in September 2001 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. The case was transferred to the Middle District of North Carolina. The complaint an alleged unlawful termination of an employee based on her mental disabilities in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Each party filed a motion for summary judgment on …

The Charlotte District Office of the EEOC brought this suit against Dollar General Corporation, doing business as Dollar General Stores, in September 2001 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. The case was transferred to the Middle District of North Carolina. The complaint an alleged unlawful termination of an employee based on her mental disabilities in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Each party filed a motion for summary judgment on the same day in November 2002. Both motions for summary judgment were denied in March and less than two months later, in May 2003 the case was settled. The settlement agreement included basically only monetary relief. The defendant was to give the complainant $45,000 which would be placed in a special needs trust for her. The other provisions for relief included the defendant discussing the ADA in the company newsletter as well as to continue the training they already have in place.

Summary Authors

Kevin Wilemon (8/14/2007)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

5:01-cv-00170

Docket [Transferred]

EEOC v. Dollar Gen Corp, et al

U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina

Sept. 28, 2001

Sept. 28, 2001

Docket

1:01-cv-00918

Docket (PACER)

EEOC v. Dollar General Corp., et al

March 30, 2006

March 30, 2006

Docket
1

5:01-cv-00170

Complaint

EEOC v. Dollar General Corp.

U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina

Sept. 26, 2001

Sept. 26, 2001

Complaint
44

1:01-cv-00918

Memorandum Opinion [re: Summary Judgment]

EEOC v. Dollar General Corp.

252 F.Supp.2d 277

March 20, 2003

March 20, 2003

Order/Opinion
45

1:01-cv-00918

Order [Denying Summary Judgment]

EEOC v. Dollar General Corp.

March 20, 2003

March 20, 2003

Order/Opinion
48

1:01-cv-00918

Settlement Agreement and Order of Dismissal

EEOC v. Dollar General Corporation and DOLGENCORP, Inc. d/b/a Dollar General Stores

May 8, 2003

May 8, 2003

Settlement Agreement

Resources

Docket

Last updated July 22, 2022, 3:05 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT Fee:wv (tme) (Entered: 09/27/2001)

Sept. 26, 2001

Sept. 26, 2001

2

MOTION by EEOC to Transfer Case to USDC/ NC - Middle (bsw) (Entered: 09/28/2001)

Sept. 28, 2001

Sept. 28, 2001

3

ORDER granting [2-1] motion to Transfer Case to USDC/ NC - Middle ( signed by Magistrate Judge Carl Horn III ) [EOD DATE: 10/1/01] JGM Vol: 48 Page: 70 (bsw) (Entered: 10/01/2001)

Sept. 28, 2001

Sept. 28, 2001

Case closed (bsw) (Entered: 10/01/2001)

Sept. 28, 2001

Sept. 28, 2001

Case Details

State / Territory: North Carolina

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Multi-LexSum (in sample)

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 26, 2001

Closing Date: May 8, 2003

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

Dollar General Corporation (Granite Quarry, N.C. ), Private Entity/Person

Dollar General Corporation (Grantie Quarry, N.C.), Private Entity/Person

Dollar General Corporation (Grantie City, N.C.), 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

Any published opinion

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement

Damages

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Voluntary Dismissal

Amount Defendant Pays: 45000

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

Discrimination-area:

Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff

Discrimination-basis:

Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits