Case: EEOC v. G-A MASONRY CORPORATION

5:99-cv-00257 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina

Filed Date: April 15, 1999

Closed Date: April 22, 1999

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Case Summary

The Charlotte District Office of the EEOC brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, against G-A Masonry Corporation. The complaint, filed in April 1999, alleged sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, specifically that Defendant failed to hire the charging parties because of their sex, female. The parties entered into a consent decree one week after the complaint was filed. The decree, valid for two years, r…

The Charlotte District Office of the EEOC brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, against G-A Masonry Corporation. The complaint, filed in April 1999, alleged sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, specifically that Defendant failed to hire the charging parties because of their sex, female. The parties entered into a consent decree one week after the complaint was filed.

The decree, valid for two years, required Defendant to pay a total of $40,000 ($19,000 to one charging party, $17,00 to the second charging party and $1,000 to each of four class members), and expunge the charging parties' employment records. Defendant was enjoined from discrimination or retaliating in violation of Title VII, required to provide Title VII training to its employees, adopt a written policy prohibiting sex discrimination, post a notice of non-discrimination and submit semi-annual reports to the EEOC concerning its compliance with the decree.

Summary Authors

Shankar Viswanathan (7/28/2007)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Docket

EEOC v. G-A Masonry Corp.

April 22, 1999 Docket
1

Complaint

EEOC v. G-A Masonry Corp.

April 15, 1999 Complaint
4

Consent Decree

EEOC v. G-A Masonry Corp.

April 22, 1999 Settlement Agreement

Docket

Last updated May 12, 2022, 8 p.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link
1

Complaint filed; Title VII of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 Failure to hire based on sex. JURY DEMAND. (fdc) (Entered: 04/15/1999)

April 15, 1999
2

Motion by G-A Masonry Corp. for admission pro hac vice for the limited purpose of obtaining the Court's approval of a Consent Decree that has been negotiated by the parties resolving the lawsuit. (fdc) (Entered: 04/15/1999)

April 15, 1999

Motion submitted to Chief USDJ Boyle: [2-1] motion for admission pro hac vice submitted. In addition, Consent Decree forwarded to Judge Boyle for consideration. (fdc) (Entered: 04/15/1999)

April 15, 1999
3

Order granting [2-1] motion for admission pro hac vice signed by Chief Judge Boyle; served. (bb) (Entered: 04/22/1999)

April 22, 1999
4

Consent Decree signed by all parties; approved by Chief Judge Boyle; served (bb) (Entered: 04/22/1999)

April 22, 1999

State / Territory: North Carolina

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: April 15, 1999

Closing Date: April 22, 1999

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

G-A-Masonry Corporation, 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: 40000

Order Duration: 1999 - 2001

Content of Injunction:

Provide antidiscrimination training

Expungement of Employment Record

Discrimination Prohibition

Retaliation Prohibition

Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law

Reporting

Monitoring

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

Discrimination-area:

Hiring

Discrimination-basis:

Sex discrimination

Affected Gender:

Female

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits