EEOC's Memphis Tennessee office filed this Title VII lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and constructive discharge against five defendant collectively doing business as Malone Oil Company. The complaint was filed at the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee (Jackson) on 04/23/1999. EEOC alleged on behalf of four former female employees that they were subject to sexual harassment in the workplace and were forced to resign after the defendant failed to take corrective measures. The individual complainants did not intervene in the lawsuit.
The docket has only three items and indicated no event between the date when the complaint was filed and when the parties filed a notice of settlement two months later. A consent decree was entered into the judgment on 07/14/1999.
Under the three-year consent decree, the defendant agreed to pay a total of $63,500 to the four complainants. The defendant was also required to post notice of the lawsuit for 30 days and report to the EEOC every 6 months on all complaints received about sexual harassment and actions taken in response.Yin Zheng - 08/12/2007