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Case Name EEOC v. BODIN CONCRETE COMPANY EE-TX-0050
Docket / Court 3:97CV3094-G ( N.D. Tex. )
State/Territory Texas
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The EEOC's Dallas office filed this suit on December 18, 1997 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas (Dallas). The EEOC alleged that defendant Bodin Concrete Company violated Title VII's prohibitions on race discrimination. In February 1999 the case settled. The defendant ... read more >
The EEOC's Dallas office filed this suit on December 18, 1997 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas (Dallas). The EEOC alleged that defendant Bodin Concrete Company violated Title VII's prohibitions on race discrimination. In February 1999 the case settled. The defendant agreed to pay a total of $25,800, equally divided among the three complainants. Defendant also agreed to institute an anti-discrimination policy, provide training for all employees, and expunge the records of and provide neutral references for the complainants.

Jason Chester - 02/21/2008


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Content of Injunction
Develop anti-discrimination policy
Discrimination Prohibition
Expungement of Employment Record
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Neutral/Positive Reference
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
Provide antidiscrimination training
Reporting
Discrimination-area
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
EEOC intervened in private suit
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Race
Race, unspecified
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Bodin Concrete Company
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 1999 - 2000
Case Closing Year 1999
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)
3:97-cv-03094 (N.D. Tex.) 02/11/1999
EE-TX-0050-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Consent Decree 02/11/1999
EE-TX-0050-0001.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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