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Case Name EEOC v. Advanced Paperworks, Inc. EE-TX-0026
Docket / Court 3:01-cv-00085-DB ( W.D. Tex. )
State/Territory Texas
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The San Antonio district office of the EEOC brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. The complaint, filed in March 2001, alleged national origin and sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In April 2002, the parties ... read more >
The San Antonio district office of the EEOC brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. The complaint, filed in March 2001, alleged national origin and sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In April 2002, the parties entered a consent decree. The decree, which was valid for two years, required the Defendant to pay a total of $110,000 to the thirteen class members. The decree also contained non-discrimination and non-retaliation provisions as well as required Defendant to post a notice of non-discrimination and to provide the charging parties with neutral employment references.

Kevin Wilemon - 06/18/2007


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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
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
Retaliation Prohibition
Discrimination-basis
National origin discrimination
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
National Origin/Ethnicity
Indian
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Advanced Paperworks, 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 2002 - 2004
Case Closing Year 2002
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)
3:01-cv-00085-DB (W.D. Tex.) 04/23/2002
EE-TX-0026-9000 PDF | Detail
General Documents
Consent Decree 04/19/2002
EE-TX-0026-0001 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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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