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Case Name EEOC v. HILL COUNTRY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL EE-TX-0160
Docket / Court 1:99-cv-00516-SS ( 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 Office for the Western District of Texas, against Hill Country Memorial Hospital. The complaint, filed in August 1999, alleged sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; ... read more >
The San Antonio District Office of the EEOC brought this action in the U.S. District Office for the Western District of Texas, against Hill Country Memorial Hospital. The complaint, filed in August 1999, alleged sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; specifically that the charging party had been subjected to a sexually hostile work environment and that she had been forced to resign her position because of her sex. We do not have a copy of the complaint in this case.

In April 2000 the charging party intervened and in June 2000 the Defendant moved for summary judgment. The Defendants motion for summary judgment was denied in July 2000 and the parties entered a consent decree in September 2000. The decree was signed by the judge one month later and was valid for one year. The decree required the Defendant to pay $90,000 to the intervenor plaintiff, to provide 2 hours of EEO training to its employees, and to post a notice of non-discrimination in its facility.

Shankar Viswanathan - 06/21/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Content of Injunction
Discrimination Prohibition
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
Provide antidiscrimination training
Reporting
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
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Hill Country Memorial Hospital
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 2000 - 2001
Case Closing Year 2000
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)
1:99-cv-00516-SS (W.D. Tex.) 10/20/2000
EE-TX-0160-9000 PDF | Detail
General Documents
Order RE: Motion for Summary Judgment 07/14/2000 (W.D. Tex.)
EE-TX-0160-0002 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Decree 10/19/2000
EE-TX-0160-0003 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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