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Case Name EEOC v. SANCHEZ & DANIELS EE-IL-0196
Docket / Court 1:03-cv-05822 ( N.D. Ill. )
State/Territory Illinois
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The EEOC's Chicago district office sued Sanchez & Daniels on August 19, 2003 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The EEOC alleged that Sanchez & Daniels violated Title VII when it discriminated against one of its employees based on sex (female) by providing a hostile ... read more >
The EEOC's Chicago district office sued Sanchez & Daniels on August 19, 2003 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The EEOC alleged that Sanchez & Daniels violated Title VII when it discriminated against one of its employees based on sex (female) by providing a hostile work environment. The parties entered into a consent decree on September 16, 2003 which stipulated that the defendant would pay the complainant $42,500 in damages, fees, and costs; read a notice of EEO rights to its employees; implement training concerning sexual discrimination; maintain records of employee complaints and report these to the EEOC semiannually.

Aaron Weismann - 06/15/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Content of Injunction
Auditing
Discrimination Prohibition
Provide antidiscrimination training
Recordkeeping
Reporting
Retaliation Prohibition
Discrimination-area
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Discrimination-basis
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Sanchez & Daniels
Plaintiff Description Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of one or more workers.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations EEOC
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Damages
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2003 - 2005
Case Closing Year 2003
Case Ongoing No
Additional Resources
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Case Studies Megacases, Diversity, and the Elusive Goal of Workplace Reform
Written: Mar. 01, 2008
By: Nancy Levit (University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law)
Citation: 49 B.C. L. Rev. 367 (2008)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Second Generation Employment Discrimination: A Structural Approach
By: Susan Sturm (Columbia Law School)
Citation: 101 Colum. L. Rev. 458 (2001)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
1:03-cv-05822 (N.D. Ill.) 09/16/2003
EE-IL-0196-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 08/19/2003
EE-IL-0196-0001.pdf | Detail
Document Source: District Court
Consent Decree 09/16/2003
EE-IL-0196-0002.pdf | Detail
Judges None on record
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers None on record
Defendant's Lawyers None on record
Other Lawyers None on record

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