Texas County Settles EEOC Age Discrimination Suit

Law360, New York (February 16, 2012, 7:39 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge on Wednesday signed off on a $20,000 settlement between the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and a Texas county that it had accused of retaliating against a secretary in the treasurer's office after she filed an age discrimination suit against the county in 2009.

U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack said that all issues in the suit had been resolved, after the court reviewed a proposed consent decree the parties filed Wednesday, which states that Brooks County, Texas, and its employees, including...
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Case Information

Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Brooks County, Texas

Case Number



Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

442(Civil Rights: Jobs)


Judge Janis Graham Jack

Date Filed

March 31, 2011

Government Agencies

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