Flawed Remedies: EEOC, AT&T, and Sears Outcomes Reconsidered

  title={Flawed Remedies: EEOC, AT\&T, and Sears Outcomes Reconsidered},
  author={Venus Green},
  journal={Black Women, Gender \& Families},
  pages={ - }
  • Venus Green
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Black Women, Gender & Families
This article revisits two landmark EEOC cases, EEOC vs. AT&T and EEOC vs. Sears, Roebuck and Company (Sears). The EEOC vs. AT&T case, viewed as an enormous victory for women, had far-reaching implications not only for women who worked in the old Bell System but for women in other industries as well. On the other hand, the EEOC's legal failure in the Sears, Roebuck and Company case was devastating to the women who worked for Sears and a source of division and strife among women historians. This… Expand


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