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Case Name EEOC v. PJR Enterprises, Inc. EE-IL-0135
Docket / Court 1:04-cv-07736 ( 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 Indianapolis office filed this suit on November 29, 2004 in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Chicago Division. The EEOC filed the suit on behalf of a female complainant who alleged defendant PJR Enterprises, Inc. sexually harassed her in violation ... read more >
The EEOC's Indianapolis office filed this suit on November 29, 2004 in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Chicago Division. The EEOC filed the suit on behalf of a female complainant who alleged defendant PJR Enterprises, Inc. sexually harassed her in violation of Title VII. After a status conference and defendant answer both in early January 2005, the parties reached an agreement in April 2005. A consent decree was entered April 12, 2005.

The consent degree conferred $6,000 to the complainant. The defendant agreed to appoint a compliance coordinator to ensure compliance with the consent decree and Title VII. The coordinator was also in charge of keeping records on complaints of sexual harassment and sending reports regarding all matters of the defendant's compliance. The defendant further agreed to conduct semi-annual training.

William Burns - 07/31/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Content of Injunction
Develop anti-discrimination policy
Discrimination Prohibition
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
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) PJR Enterprises, 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 2005 - 2008
Case Closing Year 2005
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)
1:04-cv-07736 (N.D. Ill.) 04/12/2005
EE-IL-0135-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 12/01/2004
EE-IL-0135-0001.pdf | Detail
Consent Decree 04/12/2005
EE-IL-0135-0002.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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