UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTEASTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN
UNITED STATES EQUAL EMPLOYMENTOPPORTUNITY COMMISSION,Plaintiff,v. Case No. 08-C-1067CHRYSLER GROUP, LLC,Defendant.
DECISION AND ORDER I. PROCEDURAL BACKGROUND
The plaintiff, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), filed acomplaint against the defendant, Chrysler Group LLC (“Chrysler”), alleging a violation of Title VIIof the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e
. This court has jurisdiction pursuant to 28U.S.C. § 1331. In particular, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-5(f)(1) expressly authorizes the EEOC to commencethis action. Both parties have consented to magistrate judge jurisdiction.
28 U.S.C. § 636(c); Fed.R. Civ. P. 73(b)(1). This action is now before the court on Chrysler’s motion for summary judgmentpursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 56. Now that the motion has been fully briefed, it is readyfor resolution. For the reasons that follow, the defendant’s motion for summary judgment will begranted in part and denied in part.
II. FACTUAL BACKGROUND
This case dates back to June 2006, when Mike Miltenberger (“Miltenberger”), the second-shiftsupervisor at Chrysler’s national parts distribution center (“NPDC”) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin,ordered Donna Hobbs (“Hobbs”) to work as a “picker/packer” in the backorder release (“BOR”) area
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