Case: EEOC v. YOUTH CARE FOUNDATION, INC. dba BEAR CREEK RANCH

5:97-cv-00715 | U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Filed Date: June 11, 1997

Closed Date: 1997

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Case Summary

In June 1997, the San Antonio office of the EEOC brought this Title VII suit against Youth Care Foundation, Inc. d/b/a Bear Creek Ranch in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. The complaint alleged that the defendant subjected the claimants and other females to a hostile environment because of their sex, discharged females because of their sex, and retaliated against female employees who complained. The parties settled by entry of a consent decree in October 1997, and it …

In June 1997, the San Antonio office of the EEOC brought this Title VII suit against Youth Care Foundation, Inc. d/b/a Bear Creek Ranch in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. The complaint alleged that the defendant subjected the claimants and other females to a hostile environment because of their sex, discharged females because of their sex, and retaliated against female employees who complained. The parties settled by entry of a consent decree in October 1997, and it was amended in December 1997.

The five year consent decree required the defendant to pay the claimants $15,000, refrain from discrimination, retaliation, and harassment, make an offer of reinstatement to the claimants, draft and implement an anti-harassment and anti-retaliation policy, train supervisors, managers, officers, directors, and any individuals designated for reports of sexual harassment, post notice, expunge the claimant's records, provide claimants with a positive reference, and apologize to the claimants.

Summary Authors

Kevin Wilemon (6/8/2007)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

5:97-cv-00715

Docket (PACER)

EEOC v. Youth Care Foundatio

March 26, 1998

March 26, 1998

Docket
10

5:97-cv-00715

Consent Decree

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Youth Care Foundation, Inc. d/b/a Bear Creek Ranch

Oct. 3, 1997

Oct. 3, 1997

Settlement Agreement
13

5:97-cv-00715

Modification to Consent Decree

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Youth Care Foundation, Inc. d/b/a Bear Creek Ranch

Dec. 22, 1997

Dec. 22, 1997

Settlement Agreement

Resources

Docket

Last updated Sept. 1, 2022, 3:13 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link

Case assigned to Honorable D. W. Suttle (wg) (Entered: 06/11/1997)

June 11, 1997

June 11, 1997

1

Complaint filed. (Pages: 6) (wg) (Entered: 06/11/1997)

June 11, 1997

June 11, 1997

Summons issued for Youth Care Foundation, Inc., d/b/a Bear Creek Ranch (wg) (Entered: 06/11/1997)

June 11, 1997

June 11, 1997

1

Demand for jury trial by EEOC (wg) (Entered: 06/11/1997)

June 11, 1997

June 11, 1997

2

ORDER referring case to a United States Magistrate Judge for disposition of all pretrial matters including the pretrial conference and/or memorandum and recommendation (rg) (Entered: 06/16/1997)

June 13, 1997

June 13, 1997

Case referred to Honorable Robert B. O'Connor (rg) (Entered: 06/17/1997)

June 13, 1997

June 13, 1997

3

Motion by Youth Care Foundatio for Carl Barnhart to appear pro hac vice (lp) (Entered: 09/02/1997)

Sept. 2, 1997

Sept. 2, 1997

4

Answer by Youth Care Foundatio (lp) (Entered: 09/08/1997)

Sept. 8, 1997

Sept. 8, 1997

5

Order granting motion for Carl Barnhart to appear pro hac vice [3-1] (lp) (Entered: 09/17/1997)

Sept. 16, 1997

Sept. 16, 1997

6

Scheduling order setting Joining of parties, amending of pleadings on 1/21/98 Deadline for filing of all motions 4/6/98 Discovery cutoff 3/23/98 ; Alternate Dispute Resolution Report due by 12/22/97 Jury Trial for 9:30 6/22/98 (lp) (Entered: 09/24/1997)

Sept. 23, 1997

Sept. 23, 1997

7

Order concerning consent trials, discovery, pretrial matters and pretrial order (lp) (Entered: 09/24/1997)

Sept. 23, 1997

Sept. 23, 1997

8

Joint motion by EEOC, Youth Care Foundatio to enter consent decree (rg) (Entered: 10/01/1997)

Sept. 29, 1997

Sept. 29, 1997

9

Order granting joint motion to enter consent decree [8-1] (rg) (Entered: 10/06/1997)

Oct. 3, 1997

Oct. 3, 1997

10

Consent Decree (Pages: 7) (rg) (Entered: 10/06/1997)

Oct. 3, 1997

Oct. 3, 1997

CASE NO LONGER REFERRED TO Honorable Robert B. O'Connor (rg) (Entered: 10/06/1997)

Oct. 3, 1997

Oct. 3, 1997

11

Joint Motion by EEOC, Youth Care Foundatio to enter modification to consent decree (lp) (Entered: 10/28/1997)

Oct. 28, 1997

Oct. 28, 1997

12

Ordered that this case be returned to the District Clerk for random reassignment. (lp) (Entered: 11/07/1997)

Nov. 5, 1997

Nov. 5, 1997

Case reassigned from Honorable D. W. Suttle to Honorable Edward C. Prado (lp) (Entered: 11/07/1997)

Nov. 5, 1997

Nov. 5, 1997

13

Order granting motion to enter modification to consent decree [11-1] (lp) (Entered: 02/12/1998)

Dec. 22, 1997

Dec. 22, 1997

Abstract of judgment issued and mailed to EEOC (lp) (Entered: 03/26/1998)

March 26, 1998

March 26, 1998

Case Details

State / Territory: Texas

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: June 11, 1997

Closing Date: 1997

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

Youth Care Foundation, Inc. (New Braunfels, TX), Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

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

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

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: 15000

Order Duration: 1997 - 2002

Content of Injunction:

Reinstatement

Apology

Expungement of Employment Record

Neutral/Positive Reference

Discrimination Prohibition

Retaliation Prohibition

Develop anti-discrimination policy

Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law

Provide antidiscrimination training

Monitoring

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

Discrimination-area:

Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff

Harassment / Hostile Work Environment

Discrimination-basis:

Sex discrimination

Affected Gender:

Female

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits