Case: EEOC v. Gordon Trucking

3:04-cv-05646 | U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

Filed Date: Sept. 30, 2004

Closed Date: Oct. 4, 2007

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Case Summary

The Seattle District Office brought this action in the Western District of Washington, against Gordon Trucking. The complaint, which was filed in September 2004, alleged sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Specifically, the complaint alleged that Defendant subjected the charging party and other similarly situated applicants and employees to different terms and conditions of employment with regard to hiring and training opportunities based on their sex,…

The Seattle District Office brought this action in the Western District of Washington, against Gordon Trucking. The complaint, which was filed in September 2004, alleged sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Specifically, the complaint alleged that Defendant subjected the charging party and other similarly situated applicants and employees to different terms and conditions of employment with regard to hiring and training opportunities based on their sex, female.

A consent decree was entered in October of 2004 which provided that Defendant would pay a total of $235,000, with $25,000 going to the charging party, $150,000 going to the rest of the Class and $85,000 going into a fund to be used for Defendant's compliance with the decree. The decree also required Defendant to provide training session, adopt a gender neutral assignment policy, implement a non-discrimination policy based on sex, and regularly report to the EEOC on compliance and incidents.

The decree was entered in 2004 and scheduled to last 2007. No further docket entries exist, so the case is closed.

Summary Authors

Kevin Wilemon (6/8/2007)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

3:04-cv-05646

Docket

EEOC v. Gordon Trucking, Inc.

Oct. 4, 2004

Oct. 4, 2004

Docket
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Complaint

EEOC v. Gordon Trucking, Inc.

Sept. 30, 2004

Sept. 30, 2004

Complaint
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Consent Decree and (Proposed) Order

EEOC v. Gordon Trucking, Inc.

Oct. 4, 2004

Oct. 4, 2004

Settlement Agreement

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Office of General Counsel FY 2005 Annual Report

EEOC v. Gordon Trucking, Inc.

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April 13, 2006

April 13, 2006

Press Release

Resources

Docket

Last updated June 7, 2022, 3:07 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
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COMPLAINT against defendant(s) Gordon Trucking Inc (Summons(es) issued) (fee waived) , filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(RM, ) (Entered: 10/01/2004)

Sept. 30, 2004

Sept. 30, 2004

2

E-mail Confirmation of Filing Date. (RM, ) (Entered: 10/01/2004)

Sept. 30, 2004

Sept. 30, 2004

3

CONSENT DECREE AND ORDER **SEE ORDER FOR DETAILS** by Judge Franklin D. Burgess. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1-7)(CAR, ) (Entered: 10/06/2004)

Oct. 4, 2004

Oct. 4, 2004

Case Details

State / Territory: Washington

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

IWPR/Wage Project Consent Decree Study

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 30, 2004

Closing Date: Oct. 4, 2007

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

Gordon Trucking, Inc., Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

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

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:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Amount Defendant Pays: 235000

Order Duration: 2004 - 2007

Content of Injunction:

Retaliation Prohibition

Discrimination Prohibition

Other requirements regarding hiring, promotion, retention

Reporting

Monitoring

Develop anti-discrimination policy

Follow recruitment, hiring, or promotion protocols

Provide antidiscrimination training

Recordkeeping

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

Discrimination-area:

Hiring

Training

Discrimination-basis:

Sex discrimination

Affected Gender:

Female

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits