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Case Name EEOC v. Asher Investments (d/b/a Bistro A) EE-TX-0031
Docket / Court 3:01-cv-01113 ( N.D. Tex. )
State/Territory Texas
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In June 2001, the Dallas office of the EEOC brought this Title VII suit against Asher Investments d/b/a Bistro A in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. The complaint alleged that the defendant subjected the claimant to a sexual harassment because of her sex and discharged ... read more >
In June 2001, the Dallas office of the EEOC brought this Title VII suit against Asher Investments d/b/a Bistro A in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. The complaint alleged that the defendant subjected the claimant to a sexual harassment because of her sex and discharged her in retaliation of her complaint of harassment. The case settled by entry of a consent decree in May 2003.

The three year consent decree required the defendant to pay the claimant $4,500, notify the EEOC of any current entities that it has, refrain from discrimination and retaliation, post notice, distribute its anti-discrimination policy, providing two hour one time training for all employees (and training for employees who do not receive training in year one), and change its complaint procedure to reflect that all complaints go to an independent person.

Kevin Wilemon - 06/16/2007


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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
Retaliation Prohibition
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Discrimination-basis
Sex discrimination
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Retaliation
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Asher Investments, 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 - 2006
Case Closing Year 2003
Case Ongoing No
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Docket(s)
3:01-cv-01113 (N.D. Tex.)
EE-TX-0031-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/12/2003
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint
EE-TX-0031-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/12/2001
Consent Decree
EE-TX-0031-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/12/2003

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