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Case Name EEOC v. FUN IN MOTION, INC. EE-IL-0092
Docket / Court 1:05-cv-06889 ( 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 office filed this suit on December 7, 2005 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Chicago Division. The complaint alleged that defendant Fun In Motion, Inc. violated Title VII by subjecting a female employee to sexual harassment and discharge in ... read more >
The EEOC's Chicago office filed this suit on December 7, 2005 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Chicago Division. The complaint alleged that defendant Fun In Motion, Inc. violated Title VII by subjecting a female employee to sexual harassment and discharge in retaliation for complaining of sexual harassment. The complainant intervened in the suit.

On July 26, 2006 the court received notice from the parties that the case would settle. The consent decree was filed on July 31, 2006 and entered into the record on August 4, 2006. The defendant agreed to pay the complainant $21,500. The defendant also agreed to provide training for its managers, supervisors, and human resources personnel, keep records of complaints of sexual harassment and report to the EEOC regarding complaints during the two year decree.

Jason Chester - 08/23/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Content of Injunction
Discrimination Prohibition
Monitoring
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
Provide antidiscrimination training
Recordkeeping
Reporting
Retaliation Prohibition
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Discrimination-basis
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
Private Party intervened in EEOC suit
General
Disparate Treatment
Pattern or Practice
Retaliation
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Fun In Motion, Inc.
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 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)
1:05-cv-06889 (N.D. Ill.) 08/04/2006
EE-IL-0092-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 12/07/2005
EE-IL-0092-0001.pdf | Detail
Plaintiff-Intervenor's Complaint 02/15/2006
EE-IL-0092-0002.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
"Two Federal Courts: EEOC Can Correspond with Class Members in Lawsuits Without Interference" 03/31/2006
EE-IL-0092-0005.pdf | Detail
[Minute Order] 07/05/2006 (N.D. Ill.)
EE-IL-0092-0003.pdf | Detail
Consent Decree 07/31/2006
EE-IL-0092-0004.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Filip, Mark R. (N.D. Ill.)
EE-IL-0092-0003
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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