Case: Jefferson v. Ingersoll Int'l Inc.

3:98-cv-50042 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Filed Date: Feb. 9, 1998

Closed Date: 2001

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Case Summary

On February 9, 1998, a group of black former employees of defendants filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Western Division against Ingersoll under 42 U.S.C. § 1981 and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000e et seq. The plaintiffs, represented by private counsel, asked the court for monetary and injunctive relief, claiming class-wide discrimination in promotions, compensation, and hiring. Specifically, the plaintif…

On February 9, 1998, a group of black former employees of defendants filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Western Division against Ingersoll under 42 U.S.C. § 1981 and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000e et seq. The plaintiffs, represented by private counsel, asked the court for monetary and injunctive relief, claiming class-wide discrimination in promotions, compensation, and hiring. Specifically, the plaintiffs alleged that the defendants had engaged in the following employment practices that resulted in unlawful race discrimination: (1) failure to post or disclose job promotions and job openings; (2) use of word-of-mouth hiring and nepotism in a predominantly white work force; (3) race-coding of applications; and (4) use of a subjective decisionmaking process by a predominantly white supervisory staff in hiring applicants, promoting employees and assigning wages.

On August 23, 1999, the Court (Judge Philip G. Reinhard) partially granted the plaintiffs' motion for class certification. The Court certified the class with regard to the hiring process, but refused to certify the compensation class and the promotion class on the ground that these claims were highly individualized and there were not enough similar situated plaintiffs.

On January 4, 2000, the Court (Judge Reinhard) granted the defendants' motion for partial summary judgment on the ground that the plaintiffs could not use the single employer theory as the defendants were separate corporate entities. After that, the parties engaged in multiple discovery disputes. On July 13, 2001, the parties reached a settlement, and the Court dismissed the case. The details of the settlement agreement are unavailable.

Summary Authors

Kunyi Zhang (11/5/2010)

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Judge(s)

Reinhard, Philip Godfrey (Illinois)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Allison, Robert D. (Illinois)

Bradtke, James G. (Illinois)

Elkin, Laurie S (Illinois)

Kurtz, Dana L. (Illinois)

Lambert, Kelly K. (Illinois)

Mangold Spoto, Kathleen (Illinois)

Piers, Matthew J. (Illinois)

Schneck, Steven Paul (Illinois)

Soule, Jennifer (Illinois)

Judge(s)

Reinhard, Philip Godfrey (Illinois)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Allison, Robert D. (Illinois)

Bradtke, James G. (Illinois)

Elkin, Laurie S (Illinois)

Kurtz, Dana L. (Illinois)

Lambert, Kelly K. (Illinois)

Mangold Spoto, Kathleen (Illinois)

Piers, Matthew J. (Illinois)

Schneck, Steven Paul (Illinois)

Soule, Jennifer (Illinois)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Babbitt, Ellen M (Illinois)

Brock, Amy Pope (Wisconsin)

Land, Peter G. (Illinois)

Landsberg, Dorothy S. (California)

Medve, Marianna (New York)

Melton, Bruce William (Illinois)

Minnefor, Eileen (New York)

Pottinger, Robert C. (Illinois)

Rock, Jason H. (Illinois)

Zeglis, James D. (Illinois)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Docket

Jefferson v. Ingersoll Intern. Inc.

July 1, 2010 Docket
302

Memorandum Opinion and Order (plaintiffs' motion for class certification is partly granted)

Jefferson v. Ingersoll Intern. Inc.

1999 WL 669229

Aug. 23, 1999 Order/Opinion
423

Memorandum Opinion and Order (defendants' motion for partial summary judgment is granted)

Jefferson v. Ingersoll Intern. Inc.

2000 WL 28256

Jan. 4, 2000 Order/Opinion
927

Memorandum Opinion and Order (plaintiffs' motion for post-judgment fees and expenses is partially granted)

Jefferson v. Ingersoll Intern. Inc.

2002 WL 31598990

Nov. 19, 2002 Order/Opinion

Docket

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ECF Number Description Date Link
927

MINUTE ORDER of 11/19/02 by Hon. Philip G. Reinhard: Cases 99 C 50362 and 98 C 50042 are consolidated for purposes of this Memorandum Opinion and Order. For the reasons stated on the reverse Memorandum Opinion and Order, plaintiff's motion for a ward of post-judgment attorney's fees and expenses is granted in part and denied in part [921-1]. Plaintiff is awarded $9965.00 in fees and $2201.14 in costs, for a total of $12,166.14. Entered Memorandum Opinion and Order. (For further detail see order.) Mailed notice (fce)

Nov. 19, 2002 RECAP
1

COMPLAINT; jury demand − Civil cover sheet − Appearance(s) of Matthew J. Piers, Kelly K. Lambert, James Gerard Bradtke, Jennifer Kay Soule as attorney(s) for plaintiff ( 3 summons(es) issued.) ( Documents: 1−1 through 1−3) (clb) (Entered: 02/10/1998)

Feb. 9, 1998

RECEIPT regarding payment of filing fee paid; on 2/9/98 in the amount of $ 150.00, receipt # 294160. (clb) (Entered: 02/10/1998)

Feb. 9, 1998

This matter is referred to the Hon. P. Michael Mahoney pursuant to General Rule 1.71. (clb) (Entered: 02/10/1998)

Feb. 9, 1998
3

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for defendant Ingersoll Milling by James D. Zeglis (fce) (Entered: 02/24/1998)

Feb. 23, 1998
4

MOTION by defendant Ingersoll Milling for extension of time ; Notice of motion; Notice of filing (fce) (Entered: 02/25/1998)

Feb. 24, 1998
5

RETURN OF SERVICE executed upon defendant Ingersoll Milling on 2/9/98 (fce) (Entered: 03/03/1998)

Feb. 27, 1998
6

RETURN OF SERVICE executed upon defendant Ingersoll Intl Inc on 2/9/98 (fce) (Entered: 03/03/1998)

Feb. 27, 1998
7

RETURN OF SERVICE executed upon defendant Brian Howard on 2/9/98; Notice of fiing (fce) Modified on 03/03/1998 (Entered: 03/03/1998)

Feb. 27, 1998
8

MINUTE ORDER of 3/4/98 by Hon. P. Michael Mahoney : Defendant's motion for extension of time to April 1, 1998 to respond to the complaint is granted [4−1]. Status hearing set for 1:30 4/15/98 . Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 03/06/1998)

March 4, 1998
9

MINUTE ORDER of 3/9/98 by Hon. P. Michael Mahoney : Defendant's motion (incorrectly titled plaintiff's motion) to admit John Doar pro hac vice is granted [2−1]. John Doar to fill out the correct forms with the clerk's office and to pay the filing fee. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 03/11/1998)

March 9, 1998
10

MOTION by defendant Ingersoll Milling for attorneys Dorothy S. Landberg and Brenda J. Pence to appear pro hac vice ($200.00 paid, receipt 294229) (fce) (Entered: 03/25/1998)

March 24, 1998
11

James Zeglis' NOTICE of change of address (fce) (Entered: 03/25/1998)

March 25, 1998
12

MOTION by defendants to dismiss plaintiffs' class action complaint for failure to state a claim under 42 U.S.C. 1981 and 1985(3) ; Notice of motion; Notice of filing (fce) (Entered: 03/31/1998)

March 31, 1998
13

ANSWER to complaint by defendants; Notice of filing (fce) (Entered: 03/31/1998)

March 31, 1998
14

MEMORANDUM of law by defendants in support of their motion to dismiss plaintiffs' class action complaint for failure to state a claim under 42 U.S.C. 1981 and 1985(3) [12−1] (Attachments) (fce) (Entered: 03/31/1998)

March 31, 1998
15

MINUTE ORDER of 4/13/98 by Hon. P. Michael Mahoney : Defendant's motion for attorneys Dorothy S. Landberg and Brenda J. Pence to appear pro hac vice granted [10−1] Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 04/15/1998)

April 13, 1998
16

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for defendant Ingersoll Milling by Dorothy S. Landsberg and Brenda J. Pence (fce) (Entered: 04/15/1998)

April 13, 1998
17

MINUTE ORDER of 4/15/98 by Hon. P. Michael Mahoney : Status hearing held. Initial Pretrial conference set to 1:30 6/3/98 Filed defendants' motion to dismiss. Answer brief to motion due 5/6/98. Reply to answer brief due 5/20/98. Ruling will be by mail. If a party is not going to file a brief in response or reply, it is that party's obligation, within the time frame established by this order, to so notify the court in writing. Parties to hold FRCP 26(f) conference. Case management order due 6/2/98. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 04/16/1998)

April 15, 1998
18

MEMORANDUM by plaintiffs in opposition to defendants motion to dismiss [12−1](Exhibits); Notice of filing (fce) (Entered: 05/07/1998)

May 6, 1998
19

REPLY BRIEF by Defendants Ingersoll Intl Inc, Ingersoll Milling, Brian Howard in further support of their motion to dismiss palintiff's claims [12−1] (Attachment) (fce) (Entered: 05/20/1998)

May 20, 1998
20

STATUS REPORT by plaintiffs' (fce) (Entered: 06/03/1998)

June 1, 1998
21

STATUS REPORT by defendants (fce) (Entered: 06/03/1998)

June 2, 1998
22

FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT [1−1] by plaintiffs; jury demand; adding Elizabeth Brown, Robert Burrage, Dwight Williams, Kevin Williams; Notice of filing (fce) Modified on 06/23/1998 (Entered: 06/23/1998)

June 22, 1998
23

PROPOSED CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER by defendants (fce) (Entered: 07/08/1998)

July 7, 1998

SCHEDULE set on 7/8/98 by Hon. P. Michael Mahoney : Initial Pretrial conference held and continued to Discovery conference set for 10:30 8/10/98 . Discovery to begin as stated in open court. No notice (glg) (Entered: 07/08/1998)

July 8, 1998
24

RENEWED MOTION by defendants to dismiss plaintiffs' first amended class action complaint for failure to state a claim under 42 USC 1981 ; Notice of filing (fce) (Entered: 07/13/1998)

July 10, 1998
25

ANSWER to first amended complaint by defendant; Notice of filing (fce) (Entered: 07/13/1998)

July 10, 1998
26

MOTION by defendant Ingersoll Intl Inc, defendant Ingersoll Milling, defendant Brian Howard for a protective order regarding confidential treatment of certain discovery material ; notice of filing; notice of motion (fce) (Entered: 08/03/1998)

July 30, 1998
27

MOTION by plaintiffs to compel discovery (Exhibits); Notice of motion (fce) (Entered: 08/06/1998)

Aug. 6, 1998
28

MEMORANDUM by plaintiffs in opposition to Defendants' motion for entry of a protective order attached to Defendants' motion filed 07/30/98 [26−1] (Exhibit); Notice of filing (fce) (Entered: 08/06/1998)

Aug. 6, 1998
29

MEMORANDUM by defendant Ingersoll Intl Inc, defendant Ingersoll Milling, defendant Brian Howard in support of motion to enter a protective order regarding confidential treatment of certain discovery material (fce) (Entered: 08/11/1998)

Aug. 6, 1998
30

MINUTE ORDER of 8/10/98 by Hon. P. Michael Mahoney : Initial Pretrial/discovery conference held. Defendant's motion for protective order is granted in part as stated in open court. Parties to submit proposed protective order by 8/17/98. Discovery to commence. Class certification motion due 12/18/98. Non−certified class discovery cutoff set for 3/3/99. Parties to submit proposed schedule for 30(b)(6), plaintiffs and 3rd party depositions by 9/2/98. Discovery hearing set for 10:30 9/3/98. Filed plaintiffs' motion to compel. Answer brief due 8/19/98. Reply due 8/24/98. Ruling will be by mail. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 08/11/1998)

Aug. 10, 1998
31

TRANSCRIPT of proceedings for the following date(s): 8/10/98 Before Honorable P. Michael Mahoney (fce) (Entered: 08/11/1998)

Aug. 11, 1998
32

MEMORANDUM by defendants' in opposition to plaintiffs' motion to compel (fce) (Entered: 08/20/1998)

Aug. 19, 1998
33

MOTION by plaintiffs' for leave to file six page reply brief instanter ; notice of motion (fce) (Entered: 08/26/1998)

Aug. 26, 1998
34

Agreed MOTION by plaintiffs' for leave to file reply brief instanter ; notice of motion (fce) (Entered: 08/26/1998)

Aug. 26, 1998
35

MOTION by plaintiffs' for leave to add the appearances of additional counsel ; notice of motion (fce) (Entered: 08/26/1998)

Aug. 26, 1998
36

Proposed Scheduling Order by defendants (fce) (Entered: 09/03/1998)

Sept. 2, 1998
37

MINUTE ORDER of 9/3/98 by Hon. P. Michael Mahoney : Discovery hearing held. Parties to submit protective order based upon court's statements in open court. Plaintiffs' oral motion to reveal confidential material to Stanis is denied without prejudice. Plaintiffs' motion to file additional appearances and to file reply brief instanter are granted. Plaintiff's motion to compel is granted in part and denied in part. Parties to submit deposition schedule for the next 60 days by fax (815/987−4291) by 4:00 9/8/98. Discovery conference continued to 10/8/98 at 10:30 a.m. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 09/04/1998)

Sept. 3, 1998
38

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for Missey Jefferson, Grover A Shelton Jr, Jack Allen Jr, Linda Carter, Gerald Collins, Denver Edwards, Walter Flannigan, Charles Fiddis, Ray A Gaddie, Charles Gray, James L Hopson, A Z Jefferson Jr, Jennifer Johnson, Dennis − Locke, Felicia Morris, Michele White McIntosh, DeWanda Thomas, Elizabeth Brown, Robert Burrage, Dwight Williams, Kevin − Williams by Robert D. Allison, Steven P. Schneck (fce) (Entered: 09/04/1998)

Sept. 3, 1998
39

REPLY Memorandum by plaintiffs' in Support of Motion to Compel Discovery; notice of filing (fce) (Entered: 09/04/1998)

Sept. 3, 1998
40

LETTER to Magistrate Mahoney from Jennifer K. Soule dated 7/6/98 (fce) (Entered: 09/09/1998)

Sept. 4, 1998
41

LETTER to Magistrate Mahoney from John Doar dated 8/18/98 (fce) (Entered: 09/09/1998)

Sept. 4, 1998
42

LETTER to Magistrate Mahoney from Jennifer K. Soule dated 9/1/98 (fce) (Entered: 09/09/1998)

Sept. 4, 1998
43

LETTER to Magistrate Mahoney from Jennifer K. Soule dated 9/2/98 (fce) (Entered: 09/09/1998)

Sept. 4, 1998
44

LETTER to Magistrate Mahoney from John Doar dated 9/2/98 (fce) (Entered: 09/09/1998)

Sept. 4, 1998
45

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for plaintiffs by Robert D. Allison and Steven P. Schneck (fce) (Entered: 09/16/1998)

Sept. 14, 1998
46

TRANSCRIPT of proceedings for the following date(s): 9/3/98 Before Honorable P. Michael Mahoney (fce) (Entered: 09/16/1998)

Sept. 15, 1998
47

LETTTER to Judge Mahoney dated 09/16/98 by defendant Ingersoll Milling (Attachments) (RESTRICTED) (fce) (Entered: 09/17/1998)

Sept. 16, 1998
48

LETTER to Magistrate Mahoney from Jennifer K. Soule dated 9/17/98 (fce) (Entered: 09/22/1998)

Sept. 21, 1998
49

MINUTE ORDER of 9/22/98 by Hon. Philip G. Reinhard : For the reasons set forth on the reverse, defendants' motion to dismiss plaintiffs' claims under 42 USC 1981 is granted. Thus, Counts I, III, V, VII, IX and XI, and Count XIII, insofar as it alleges a violation of 42 USC 1981 are dismissed with prejudice. (For further detail see order.) Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 09/23/1998)

Sept. 22, 1998
50

PROTECTIVE ORDER regarding confidential treatment of certain discovery material (fce) (Entered: 10/06/1998)

Oct. 2, 1998
51

MINUTE ORDER of 10/2/98 by Hon. P. Michael Mahoney : Enter agreed protective order. (For further detail see order.) Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 10/06/1998)

Oct. 2, 1998
52

MOTION by defendant Ingersoll Intl Inc, defendant Ingersoll Milling, defendant Brian Howard to compel discovery ; Notice of filing (fce) (Entered: 10/06/1998)

Oct. 2, 1998
53

MEMORANDUM by defendant Ingersoll Intl Inc, defendant Ingersoll Milling, defendant Brian Howard in support of its motion to compel discovery [52−1] (fce) (Entered: 10/06/1998)

Oct. 2, 1998
54

MOTION by plaintiffs to reconsider and/or for clarificaiton of order dismissing claims under 42 USC section 1981 ; Notice of motion (fce) (Entered: 10/06/1998)

Oct. 2, 1998
55

AFFIDAVIT of John Doar (Attachments) (fce) (Entered: 10/06/1998)

Oct. 2, 1998
57

MOTION by plaintiffs for ruling on motion to compel production of employee records and promotion documents concerning persons other than the named plaintiffs (fce) (Entered: 10/08/1998)

Oct. 5, 1998
59

MOTION by plaintiff for protective orde concerning ex parte contacts between defendants' counsel and punative class members (fce) (Entered: 10/08/1998)

Oct. 5, 1998
60

MOTION by plaintiffs to compel compliance with court order relating to production of form EEO−1 records (fce) (Entered: 10/08/1998)

Oct. 5, 1998
61

MOTION by plaintiffs to compel production of computer readable data withheld by defendants (fce) (Entered: 10/08/1998)

Oct. 5, 1998
62

MOTION by plaintiffs for ruling on motion to compel production of records relating to external applicants for hire with Ingersoll (fce) (Entered: 10/08/1998)

Oct. 5, 1998
63

MOTION by plaintiffs to compel compliance with court order relating to production of organization charts (fce) (Entered: 10/08/1998)

Oct. 5, 1998
64

STATUS REPORT by plaintiff (fce) (Entered: 10/08/1998)

Oct. 5, 1998
65

STATEMENT of Jennifer K. Soule pursuant to Local Rule 12(K) (fce) (Entered: 10/08/1998)

Oct. 5, 1998
56

MOTION by plaintiff to establish procedures with respect to the conduct of plaintiffs' depositions (Exhibit); Notice of filing (fce) (Entered: 10/07/1998)

Oct. 6, 1998
66

STATUS REPORT by defendant Ingersoll Intl Inc, defendant Ingersoll Milling, defendant Brian Howard (fce) (Entered: 10/09/1998)

Oct. 7, 1998
67

MEMORANDUM by defendant Ingersoll Intl Inc, defendant Ingersoll Milling, defendant Brian Howard in opposition to plaintiffs' motions to compel production of documents (fce) (Entered: 10/09/1998)

Oct. 7, 1998
68

MEMORANDUM by defendant Ingersoll Intl Inc, defendant Ingersoll Milling, defendant Brian Howard in opposition to motion for a protective order concerning ex parte contacts between defendants' counsel and putative class members (fce) (Entered: 10/09/1998)

Oct. 7, 1998
69

MEMORANDUM by defendant Ingersoll Intl Inc, defendant Ingersoll Milling, defendant Brian Howard in opposition to plaintiffs' motion to establish procedures with respect to the conduct of plaintiffs' depositions (fce) (Entered: 10/09/1998)

Oct. 7, 1998
70

MINUTE ORDER of 10/8/98 by Hon. P. Michael Mahoney : Plaintiffs' motion to compel production of records relating to external applicants for hire with Ingersoll is granted in part. Defendant to produce external job log back to 1/95 to manager level. Plaintiffs' motion to compel production of employee records and promotion is granted in part. Defendants given to 10/29/98 to produce similarly situated transfer where no posting was done for period of 1/95 to 12/97 through manager level. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 10/13/1998)

Oct. 8, 1998
71

MINUTE ORDER of 10/8/98 by Hon. P. Michael Mahoney : Plaintiffs' motion to compel production of documents for a reasonable time period is granted [52−1] in part as stated on the reverse. Defendants to produce personnel files of the supervisors of the title Seven plaintiffs for attorneys' eyes only. Plaintiffs' counsel to examine files and list what they want to show plaintiffs. If defendants do not agree, the court will make an in camera inspection. (For further detail see order.) Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 10/13/1998)

Oct. 8, 1998
72

MINUTE ORDER of 10/8/98 by Hon. P. Michael Mahoney : Discovery hearing held. Defendant's motion to compel is denied. Plaintiff's motion to establish procedures is granted. Documents to be shown to deponent to be produced 48 hours prior to deposition. Plaintiffs' motion to compel relating to EEO forms is granted. Plaintiffs' motion to compel production of computer data is granted up to manager level, back to January 1993. Plaintiffs' motion to compel compliance with court order relating to organizational charts is denied without prejudice. Filed plaintiff's motion for a protective order. Answer brief to motion due 10/15/98. Reply due 11/20/98. Ruling by mail. Discovery conference continued to 11/18/98 at 9:00 a.m. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 10/13/1998)

Oct. 8, 1998
74

MOTION by plaintiffs' to stay ; notice of motion (fce) (Entered: 10/14/1998)

Oct. 14, 1998
77

MINUTE ORDER of 10/14/98 by Hon. Philip G. Reinhard : Plaintiff's motion to reconsider and/or for clarification of order dismissing claims under 42 USC 1981 is presented and denied [54−1]. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 10/20/1998)

Oct. 14, 1998
75

SUPPLEMENTAL Memorandum by defendant Ingersoll Intl Inc, defendant Ingersoll Milling, defendant Brian Howard in Opposition to plaintiffs' motion for a protective order concerning ex parte contacts between defendants' counsel and putative class members; notice of filing (fce) (Entered: 10/19/1998)

Oct. 15, 1998
76

TRANSCRIPT of proceedings for the following date(s): 10/14/98 Before Honorable Philip G. Reinhard (fce) (Entered: 10/19/1998)

Oct. 16, 1998
78

LETTER from defendant Ingersoll Milling to Mag. Mahoney dated 09/29/98 (fce) (Entered: 10/20/1998)

Oct. 19, 1998
79

TRANSCRIPT of proceedings for the following date(s): 10/8/98 Before Honorable P. Michael Mahoney (fce) (Entered: 10/21/1998)

Oct. 20, 1998
80

REPLY Brief by plaintiffs in support of motion for a protective order concerning ex part contacts between defendants' counsel and putative class members; notice of filing (fce) (Entered: 10/21/1998)

Oct. 20, 1998
81

MOTION by plaintiffs' to amend complaint ; notice of motion (fce) (Entered: 11/16/1998)

Nov. 16, 1998
82

STATEMENT of Jennifer K. Soule pursuant to Local Rule 12(K) (fce) (Entered: 11/18/1998)

Nov. 16, 1998
83

STATUS REPORT by plaintiffs' (fce) (Entered: 11/18/1998)

Nov. 16, 1998
84

MOTION by plaintiffs' to enforce court order allowing attorneys' eyes examination of supervisor files (fce) (Entered: 11/18/1998)

Nov. 16, 1998
85

MOTION by plaintiffs' to compel production of documents responsive to plaintiffs' second request for production of documents (fce) (Entered: 11/18/1998)

Nov. 16, 1998
86

MOTION by plaintiffs' to compel production of certifications relating to compliance with affirmative action regulations (fce) (Entered: 11/18/1998)

Nov. 16, 1998
87

MOTION by plaintiffs' to compel defendants to designate purportedly confidential documents (fce) (Entered: 11/18/1998)

Nov. 16, 1998
88

MOTION by plaintiffs' to compel identification of black employees and applicants (fce) (Entered: 11/18/1998)

Nov. 16, 1998
89

MOTION by plaintiffs' to compel documents relating to recruiting (fce) (Entered: 11/18/1998)

Nov. 16, 1998
90

MOTION by plaintiffs' to strike 12/18/98 cut−off for filing motion for class certification and to set a status hearing and scheduling conference in 45 days (fce) (Entered: 11/18/1998)

Nov. 16, 1998
91

MOTION by plaintiffs' to enforce order requiring production of additional applications for employment and to compel production of related documents (fce) (Entered: 11/18/1998)

Nov. 16, 1998
92

MOTION by plaintiffs' to compel production of additional documents relating to promotions and transfers ; notice of filing; notice of motion (fce) (Entered: 11/18/1998)

Nov. 16, 1998
93

MOTION by defendant Ingersoll Intl Inc, defendant Ingersoll Milling, defendant Brian Howard to dismiss the claims of plaintiffs ; notice of motion (fce) (Entered: 11/18/1998)

Nov. 16, 1998
95

MEMORANDUM by defendant Ingersoll Intl Inc, defendant Ingersoll Milling, defendant Brian Howard in opposition to plaintiffs' motion to strike 12/18/98 cut−off for filing motion for class certification and to set a status hearing and scheduling conference in 45 days; notice of filing (fce) (Entered: 11/18/1998)

Nov. 17, 1998
96

MEMORANDUM by defendant Ingersoll Intl Inc, defendant Ingersoll Milling, defendant Brian Howard in opposition to plaintiffs' motions to compel discovery (fce) (Entered: 11/18/1998)

Nov. 17, 1998
97

LETTER from defendant Ingersoll Milling to Mag. Mahoney dated 11/16/98. (fce) (Entered: 11/19/1998)

Nov. 18, 1998
98

MINUTE ORDER of 11/18/98 by Hon. P. Michael Mahoney : Filed defendant's motion to dismiss and plaintiff's motion to stay as to 8 plaintiffs. Answer brief due 12/2/98. Reply due 12/9/98. Rulings by mail. If a party is not going to file a response or reply, it is that party's obligation, within the time frame established by this order, to so notify the court in writing. Parties are to provide 3 business day notice on motions to be heard by the court. The Magistrate Judge will not rule on a motion filed with less time unless the parties agree. Plaintiff's motion to strike 12/18/98 cut−off for filing motion for class certification and to set a status hearing and scheduling conference in 45 days granted [90−1]. Material in support due 2/18/99. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 11/20/1998)

Nov. 18, 1998
99

MINUTE ORDER of 11/18/98 by Hon. P. Michael Mahoney : Discovery hearing HCto 9:00 12/22/98. Filed plaintiff's motion for leave to file second amended class action complaint. Answer brief due 11/25/98. Reply due 12/4/98. Ruling by mail. Magistrate Judge will rule. Plaintiff's motion to compel production of certifications relating toi affirmative action is granted. Defendant to make reasonable search and produce 1993 through present by 12/2/98. Plaintiff's motion to compel production of documents responsive to second request, minutes, is withdrawn. Plaintiff's motion to enforce court order regarding supervisor files is granted in part. Files of Doug Hartman and Roger Doherty to be produced. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 11/20/1998)

Nov. 18, 1998
100

MINUTE ORDER of 11/18/98 by Hon. P. Michael Mahoney : Filed plaintiff's motion to compel production of additional documents relating to promotions and transfers. Answer brief due 11/23/98. Reply due 11/25/98. Ruling by mail. Magistrate Judge will rule. Plaintiffs' motion to compel designation of confidential documents is withdrawn. Plaintiff's motion to compel identification of black employees and applicants is denied at thisw time as stated in open court. Plaintiff's motion to compel documents relating to recuruiting is withdrawn without prejudice. Plaintiff's motion to enforce production of additional applications and compel production of related documents is granted in part. Defendant given to 12/2/98 to provide explanation of what happened, as stated in open court. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 11/20/1998)

Nov. 18, 1998

State / Territory: Illinois

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

Private Employment Class Actions

Key Dates

Filing Date: Feb. 9, 1998

Closing Date: 2001

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

Plaintiffs are current or former black employees of, or black applicants for employment at one of the defendants.

Plaintiff Type(s):

Private Plaintiff

Public Interest Lawyer: No

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: Yes

Class Action Outcome: Granted

Defendants

Ingersoll International Inc, Private Entity/Person

Ingersoll Milling Machine Company, Private Entity/Person

Brian Howard, Private Entity/Person

Ingersoll Cutting Tool Company, Private Entity/Person

Ingersoll Maschinen, Private Entity/Person

Werkzeuge GmbH, Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

42 U.S.C. § 1981

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

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Any published opinion

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Amount Defendant Pays: Unknown

Issues

General:

Disparate Impact

Pattern or Practice

Discrimination-area:

Hiring

Pay / Benefits

Promotion

Discrimination-basis:

Race discrimination

Race:

Black

EEOC-centric:

EEOC Intervened in Private Suit