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EEOC v. Waffle House

Docket No.: 99-1823
Argued: October 10, 2001
Decided: January 20, 2002

Topics:

9 U.S.C. 1, Unions, ADA, ADEA, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Arbitration, Article I, Civil Procedure, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Discrimination in Employment, Fair Labor Standards Act, RICO, Title VII, antitrust, cost recovery, equitable relief, res judicata, retaliation, sex discrimination, unlawful employment practices

Petitioner: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Respondent: Waffle House

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 193 F.3d 805
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


534 U.S. 279 (2002)
Question:

Does an agreement between an employer and an employee to arbitrate employment- related disputes bar the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission from pursuing victim-specific judicial relief in an enforcement action alleging that the employer has violated Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990?

EEOC v. Waffle House
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 10, 2001

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for EEOC, 3 vote(s) against
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