Case: EEOC v. Sligo Creek Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc.

8:03-cv-02654 | U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Filed Date: Sept. 16, 2003

Closed Date: June 2, 2004

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Case Summary

The EEOC's Baltimore district office sued Silgo Creek Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., on September 16, 2003 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. The EEOC's complaint alleged that the defendant violated Title VII when it discriminated based on national origin (Puerto Rican) by transferring an employee based on her accent and discharging her in retaliation for her complaint to the EEOC. The parties entered into a consent decree on June 2, 2004, which stipulated that the defendant would pay the complainant $17,500 in damages, post a notice of compliance with Title VII, provide Title VII training to its employees, and certify compliance with the consent decree.

Summary Authors

Aaron Weismann (7/20/2007)

People


Judge(s)

Day, Charles Bernard (Maryland)

Judge(s)

Day, Charles Bernard (Maryland)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

8:03-cv-02654

Docket

June 2, 2004

June 2, 2004

Docket
1

8:03-cv-02654

Complaint

Sept. 16, 2003

Sept. 16, 2003

Complaint
17

8:03-cv-02654

Consent Decree

May 28, 2004

May 28, 2004

Settlement Agreement

Resources

Docket

Last updated July 23, 2022, 3:08 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT against Sligo Creek Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc. , filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.(ljs, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 09/16/2003)

Sept. 16, 2003

Sept. 16, 2003

JURY TRIAL DEMAND by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (ljs, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 09/16/2003)

Sept. 16, 2003

Sept. 16, 2003

2

Summons Issued (20 days) as to Sligo Creek Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc.. (ljs, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 09/16/2003)

Sept. 16, 2003

Sept. 16, 2003

3

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Sligo Creek Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc. served on 10/1/2003, answer due 10/21/2003. (Salacuse, Maria) (Entered: 10/09/2003)

Oct. 9, 2003

Oct. 9, 2003

4

ANSWER to Complaint by Sligo Creek Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc..(Pargament, Jeffrey) (Entered: 10/20/2003)

Oct. 20, 2003

Oct. 20, 2003

5

SCHEDULING ORDER: Status Report due by 3/15/2004.. Signed by Judge Alexander Williams Jr. on 10/20/2003. (elt, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/30/2003)

Oct. 30, 2003

Oct. 30, 2003

7

Correspondence re: scheduling settlement conference. Reply requested. (bab, Chambers) (Entered: 11/20/2003)

Nov. 20, 2003

Nov. 20, 2003

8

Local Rule 103.3. (Pargament, Jeffrey) (Entered: 11/24/2003)

Nov. 24, 2003

Nov. 24, 2003

Case Reassigned to Judge Roger W Titus. Judge Alexander Williams no longer assigned to the case. (jc, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 11/25/2003)

Nov. 24, 2003

Nov. 24, 2003

9

Correspondence from Clerk of Court re: Reassignment. (jc, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 11/25/2003)

Nov. 24, 2003

Nov. 24, 2003

10

Letter/ORDER scheduling settlement conference. Signed by Judge Charles B. Day on 12/01/2003. (c/m 12/02/03 et)(elt, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 12/02/2003)

Dec. 1, 2003

Dec. 1, 2003

Settlement Conference held before Judge Charles B. Day. (bab, Chambers) (Entered: 12/11/2003)

Dec. 11, 2003

Dec. 11, 2003

11

Follow-up Settlement Conference - setting (bab, Chambers) (Entered: 12/12/2003)

Dec. 12, 2003

Dec. 12, 2003

12

Joint MOTION to Stay Case 3 Months & For Issuance of Revised Scheduling Order by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Responses due by 1/2/2004 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Salacuse, Maria) (Entered: 12/16/2003)

Dec. 16, 2003

Dec. 16, 2003

13

ORDER granting 12 Motion to Stay, directing Clerk to Administratively Close the case; and upon Plaintiff's motion to reopen case, the Court will issue a revised Scheduling Order. Signed by Judge Roger W Titus on 12/19/2003. (c/m 12/22/03 et) (elt, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 12/22/2003)

Dec. 19, 2003

Dec. 19, 2003

14

MOTION to Reopen Case by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Responses due by 3/29/2004 (Salacuse, Maria) (Entered: 03/10/2004)

March 10, 2004

March 10, 2004

15

ORDER granting 14 Motion to Reopen Case. Signed by Judge Roger W Titus on 03/16/2004. (c/m 3/16/04 et) (elt, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/16/2004)

March 16, 2004

March 16, 2004

16

SCHEDULING ORDER: Status Report due by 7/29/2004.. Signed by Judge Roger W Titus on 03/16/2004. (c/m 3/16/04 et)(elt, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/16/2004)

March 16, 2004

March 16, 2004

17

SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT Consent Decree by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Salacuse, Maria) (Entered: 05/28/2004)

May 28, 2004

May 28, 2004

18

Consent Decree and "Approval" Signed by Judge Roger W. Titus on 6/1/04 (c/m)(ajh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/03/2004)

June 2, 2004

June 2, 2004

Case Details

State / Territory: Maryland

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

IWPR/Wage Project Consent Decree Study

Multi-LexSum (in sample)

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 16, 2003

Closing Date: June 2, 2004

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of one or more workers.

Plaintiff Type(s):

EEOC Plaintiff

Attorney Organizations:

EEOC

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

Silgo Creek Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc. (Takoma Park, MD), Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000e

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Monetary Relief

Injunctive (or Injunctive-like) Relief

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement

Damages

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Amount Defendant Pays: 17500

Order Duration: 2004 - 2004

Content of Injunction:

Retaliation Prohibition

Discrimination Prohibition

Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law

Provide antidiscrimination training

Reporting

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

Retaliation

Discrimination-area:

Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff

Other Conditions of Employment (including assignment, transfer, hours, working conditions, etc)

Discrimination-basis:

National origin discrimination

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits

National Origin/Ethnicity:

Indian