Case: EEOC v. Sheng−Raamco Management Inc

3:04-cv-02099 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Filed Date: Sept. 28, 2004

Closed Date: 2005

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Case Summary

On September 28, 2004, the EEOC filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title I of the Civil Rights Act of 1991 on behalf of an aggrieved employee. The EEOC claimed that Defendant, Sheng-Raamco Management, Inc., unlawfully retaliated against the employee because of her opposition to Defendant's discriminatory employment practices believed to be unlawful under Title VII. The EEOC sought injunct…

On September 28, 2004, the EEOC filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title I of the Civil Rights Act of 1991 on behalf of an aggrieved employee. The EEOC claimed that Defendant, Sheng-Raamco Management, Inc., unlawfully retaliated against the employee because of her opposition to Defendant's discriminatory employment practices believed to be unlawful under Title VII. The EEOC sought injunctive and monetary relief.

The District Court (Judge Sidney Allen Fitzwater) on December 5th, 2005 approved a settlement between the parties under a consent decree. Under the decree, Defendant is generally enjoined from engaging in discrimination or retaliation in violation of Title VII. Defendant is also required to revise its policies and complaint procedures regarding Title VII, as well as to conduct a one-hour training session on the policies for all of its employees. Further, Defendant agreed to pay $35,000 in monetary damages to the aggrieved employee. The decree was to remain in effect for a period of two years.

Summary Authors

Adam Teitelbaum (3/21/2010)

People


Judge(s)

Fitzwater, Sidney Allen (Texas)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Backhaus, William C. (Texas)

Caning, Robert (Texas)

Francis, Ronetta J. (Texas)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Griffitts, Ryan (Texas)

Urich, Sean C. (Texas)

Judge(s)

Fitzwater, Sidney Allen (Texas)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Backhaus, William C. (Texas)

Caning, Robert (Texas)

Francis, Ronetta J. (Texas)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Griffitts, Ryan (Texas)

Urich, Sean C. (Texas)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

3:04-cv-02099

Docket (PACER)

EEOC v. Sheng-Raamco Management Inc

Dec. 5, 2005

Dec. 5, 2005

Docket
1

3:04-cv-02099

Complaint

EEOC v. Sheng-Raamco Management Inc

Sept. 28, 2004

Sept. 28, 2004

Complaint
17

3:04-cv-02099

Order [re: Protective Order]

EEOC v. Sheng-Raamco Management Inc

July 11, 2005

July 11, 2005

Order/Opinion
19

3:04-cv-02099

Consent Decree

EEOC v. Sheng-Raamco Management Inc

Dec. 5, 2005

Dec. 5, 2005

Order/Opinion

Docket

Last updated Sept. 4, 2022, 3:13 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT against Sheng-Raamco Management Inc , filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, US.(klm, ) (Entered: 09/29/2004)

Sept. 28, 2004

Sept. 28, 2004

***Magistrate Judge Stickney chosen by random selection to handle matters that may be referred in this case. (klm, ) (Entered: 09/29/2004)

Sept. 28, 2004

Sept. 28, 2004

DEMAND for Trial by Jury by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, US. (see image 1) (klm, ) (Entered: 09/29/2004)

Sept. 28, 2004

Sept. 28, 2004

3

Summons Issued as to Sheng-Raamco Management Inc. (klm, ) (Entered: 09/29/2004)

Sept. 28, 2004

Sept. 28, 2004

2

CERTIFICATE OF INTERESTED PERSONS by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, US. (klm, ) (Entered: 09/29/2004)

Sept. 29, 2004

Sept. 29, 2004

4

NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by William C Backhaus on behalf of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, US (klm, ) (Entered: 11/03/2004)

Nov. 2, 2004

Nov. 2, 2004

5

ANSWER to Complaint by Sheng-Raamco Management Inc.(klm, ) (Entered: 12/06/2004)

Dec. 3, 2004

Dec. 3, 2004

6

CERTIFICATE OF INTERESTED PERSONS by Sheng-Raamco Management Inc. (klm, ) (Entered: 12/06/2004)

Dec. 3, 2004

Dec. 3, 2004

7

Order for Scheduling Order Proposal: Proposed Scheduling Order due by 1/6/2005. (Signed by Judge Sidney A Fitzwater on 12/6/04) (klm, ) (Entered: 12/07/2004)

Dec. 6, 2004

Dec. 6, 2004

8

Joint status and scheduling conference report by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, US, Sheng-Raamco Management Inc. (klm, ) (Entered: 12/14/2004)

Dec. 14, 2004

Dec. 14, 2004

9

SCHEDULING ORDER: Amended Pleadings due by 11/1/2005. Discovery due by 12/1/2005. Joinder of Parties due by 5/1/2005. Motions due by 1/1/2006. (Signed by Judge Sidney A Fitzwater on 12/14/04) (klm, ) (Entered: 12/15/2004)

Dec. 14, 2004

Dec. 14, 2004

11

ORDER REFERRING MOTION to Judge Stickney: 10 Motion to Quash, Motion for Protective Order, and Request for Expedited Review filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, US, (Signed by Judge Sidney A Fitzwater on 6/2/05) (klm, ) (Entered: 06/03/2005)

June 2, 2005

June 2, 2005

12

ORDER: Plaiantiff's Motion to Quash, Motion for Protective Order is set for Hearing for 6/9/2005 10:00 AM before Magistrate Judge Paul D Stickney. (Signed by Judge Paul D Stickney on 6/6/05) (grj, ) (Entered: 06/06/2005)

June 6, 2005

June 6, 2005

13

MOTION to Strike Plaintiff's Objections and to Compel Responses to Defendant's First Requests for Production and First Set of Interrogatories by Sheng-Raamco Management Inc (klm, ) Additional attachment(s) added on 6/8/2005 (klm, ). (Entered: 06/08/2005)

June 7, 2005

June 7, 2005

14

ORDER REFERRING MOTION to Judge Stickney: 13 Motion to Strike Plaintiff's Objections and to Compel Responses to Defendant's First Requests for Production and First Set of Interrogatories filed by Sheng- Raamco Management Inc. (Signed by Judge Sidney A Fitzwater on 6/7/05) (klm, ) (Entered: 06/08/2005)

June 7, 2005

June 7, 2005

RESPONSE to Motion re 10 Plaintiff's MOTION to Quash, MOTION for Protective Order and Incorporated Brief and Request for Expedited Review filed by Sheng-Raamco Management Inc. (see image 13) (klm, ) (Entered: 06/08/2005)

June 7, 2005

June 7, 2005

15

ORDER: MOTION to Strike Plaintiff's Objections and to Compel Responses to Defendant's First Requests for Production and First Set of Interrogatories by Sheng-Raamco Management Inc is set for a hearing on 6/9/2005 10:00 AM before Magistrate Judge Paul D Stickney. (Signed by Judge Paul D Stickney on 6/8/05) (grj, ) (Entered: 06/08/2005)

June 8, 2005

June 8, 2005

16

Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Paul D Stickney : Motion Hearing held on 6/9/05 re 13 Motion to Strike filed by Sheng- Raamco Management Inc,, 10 Motion for Protective Order, Motion to Quash filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, US. Hearing concluded. (Court Reporter Electronic.) (grj, ) (Entered: 06/09/2005)

June 9, 2005

June 9, 2005

17

ORDER granting in part and denying in part 10 Motion for Protective Order, granting in part and denying in part 10 Motion to Quash, granting in part and denying in part 13 Motion to Strike (Signed by Judge Paul D Stickney on 7/11/05) (grj, ) (Entered: 07/12/2005)

July 11, 2005

July 11, 2005

18

TRIAL SETTING ORDER: Docket Call set for 7/10/2006 before Judge Sidney A Fitzwater. (Signed by Judge Sidney A Fitzwater on 8/26/05) (klm, ) (Entered: 08/29/2005)

Aug. 26, 2005

Aug. 26, 2005

19

CONSENT DECREE (see order for specifics) (Signed by Judge Sidney

Dec. 5, 2005

Dec. 5, 2005

Case Details

State / Territory: Texas

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

IWPR/Wage Project Consent Decree Study

Multi-LexSum (in sample)

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 28, 2004

Closing Date: 2005

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

Sheng−Raamco Management Inc, 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: $35,000

Order Duration: 2005 - 2007

Content of Injunction:

Discrimination Prohibition

Expungement of Employment Record

Implement complaint/dispute resolution process

Neutral/Positive Reference

Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law

Provide antidiscrimination training

Issues

General:

Retaliation