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Case Name EEOC v. Simran Investments, Inc. d/b/a "Only $1.00 & Nothing Over $1.00" EE-TX-0347
Docket / Court 3:05-cv-01882M ( N.D. Tex. )
State/Territory Texas
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
IWPR/Wage Project Consent Decree Study
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
On September 23, 2005, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"), on behalf of a female employee, filed a lawsuit in the Northern District Court of Texas, under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by Title I of the Civil Rights Act of 1991, against Simran Investments, ... read more >
On September 23, 2005, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"), on behalf of a female employee, filed a lawsuit in the Northern District Court of Texas, under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by Title I of the Civil Rights Act of 1991, against Simran Investments, Inc. d/b/a Only $1.00 and Nothing Over $1.00. The EEOC sought injunctive relief, compensatory damages, punitive damages, attorneys' fees, and other forms of affirmative relief claiming that the defendant subjected the complainant to a sexually hostile work environment because of her sex, female, and then fired her in retaliation for complaining of sexual harassment.

On December 15, 2006, the District Court (Judge Barbara M. G. Lynn) entered a consent decree where the defendant, among other things, agreed to pay the complainant $20,000.

Perry Miska - 05/12/2014


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Content of Injunction
Discrimination Prohibition
Neutral/Positive Reference
Provide antidiscrimination training
Reporting
Retaliation Prohibition
Defendant-type
Retailer
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Discrimination-basis
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Retaliation
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Simran Investments, Inc.
Plaintiff Description Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of a female employee who alleges that she was subjected to a sexually hostile work environment.
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 2006 - 2008
Case Closing Year 2006
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)
3:05-cv-01882 (N.D. Tex.) 12/15/2006
EE-TX-0347-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 09/23/2005
EE-TX-0347-0001 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Decree 12/15/2006
EE-TX-0347-0002 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Lynn, Barbara M. (N.D. Tex.)
EE-TX-0347-0002 | EE-TX-0347-9000
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Canino, Robert Anthony (Texas)
EE-TX-0347-0001 | EE-TX-0347-0002 | EE-TX-0347-9000
Costas, Toby W. (Texas)
EE-TX-0347-0001 | EE-TX-0347-0002 | EE-TX-0347-9000
Dubey, Devika S. (Texas)
EE-TX-0347-0001
Seth, Devika (Texas)
EE-TX-0347-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Crain, Gayla C. (Texas)
EE-TX-0347-0002 | EE-TX-0347-9000
Other Lawyers None on record

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