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Case Name EEOC v. KareMore Healthcare Services, LLC EE-NC-0089
Docket / Court 5:06-cv-00118 ( W.D.N.C. )
State/Territory North Carolina
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The EEOC's Charlotte office filed this suit on September 6, 2006 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, Statesville Division. On behalf of a female complainant, the EEOC alleged sexual harassment and retaliation in violation of Title VII by defendant Karemore ... read more >
The EEOC's Charlotte office filed this suit on September 6, 2006 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, Statesville Division. On behalf of a female complainant, the EEOC alleged sexual harassment and retaliation in violation of Title VII by defendant Karemore Healthcare Services, LLC, doing business as Right at Home. After filing of the complaint and subsequent answer, the case quickly settled. A consent decree was entered on February 27, 2007

In the consent decree the defendant agreed to pay the complainant $2,500, expunge her employment record, and provide her with a positive job reference. The defendant also agreed to provide two sexual harassment training sessions for its employees, report to the EEOC regarding future complaints, and allow the EEOC access to confirm continued compliance. The decree was to last for four years. The docket sheet doesn't show any further enforcement took place; the case was presumably closed in 2011.

Jason Chester - 07/30/2007
- 06/11/2017


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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
Expungement of Employment Record
Monitoring
Neutral/Positive Reference
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
Provide antidiscrimination training
Reporting
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) Karemore Healthcare Service, LLC
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 2007 - 2011
Case Closing Year 2011
Case Ongoing No
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Docket(s)
5:06-cv-00118 (W.D.N.C.)
EE-NC-0089-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/27/2007
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
EE-NC-0089-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/06/2006
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Decree
EE-NC-0089-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/27/2007

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