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Case Name EEOC v. TIL MAR INC (d/b/a PO PO FAMILY RESTAURANT) EE-TX-0378
Docket / Court 5:02-cv-00938-XR ( W.D. Tex. )
State/Territory Texas
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The EEOC's San Antonio district office sued Til Mar, Inc., d/b/a PoPo Family Restautant on September 23, 2002 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. The EEOC's complaint alleged that the defendant violated Title VII when it discriminated based on sex (female). The parties ... read more >
The EEOC's San Antonio district office sued Til Mar, Inc., d/b/a PoPo Family Restautant on September 23, 2002 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. The EEOC's complaint alleged that the defendant violated Title VII when it discriminated based on sex (female). The parties both filed motions for summary judgment on November 3, 2003, which were never resolved. The parties entered into a consent decree on December 4, 2003 follow the successful settlement of the case at ADR on November 7. The consent decree stipulated that the defendant would pay the complainants $43,000 in damages, provide Title VII training to its managers, draft a non-discrimination policy, create a new complaint process, and report complaints of sex discrimination to the EEOC semiannually.

Aaron Weismann - 07/03/2007


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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
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) Til Mar, 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 2003 - 2008
Case Closing Year 2003
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)
5:02-cv-00938-XR (W.D. Tex.) 12/04/2003
EE-TX-0378-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Order [Denying Motion to Compel] 10/29/2003 (W.D. Tex.)
EE-TX-0378-0001 PDF | Detail
Consent Decree 12/04/2003
EE-TX-0378-0002 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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