IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
January 8, 2009
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION, PLAINTIFF, AND AHMED ELSHENAWY, APPLICANT-INTERVENOR,
SIERRA PACIFIC INDUSTRIES, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Morrison C. England, Jr. United States District Judge
Presently before the Court is the Motion for Leave to Intervene filed by Ahmed Elshenawy, the individual on whose behalf the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") has instituted the instant lawsuit, which alleges discrimination, retaliation, and harassment on the basis of Elshenawy's national origin. Both the EEOC and Defendant Sierra Pacific Industries have filed Statements of Non-Opposition to the present Motion, which is expressly authorized by the provisions of 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-(5)(1) and Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 24(a).
Consequently, good cause appearing therefor, the Motion of Applicant-Intervenor Elshenawy is hereby GRANTED.*fn1 Elshenawy may file the proposed Complaint in Intervention attached as Exhibit "A" to the Declaration of Michael R. Deems filed in support of this Motion.
IT IS SO ORDERED.