Case: American Federation of State, County and Mun. Employees, AFL-CIO (AFSCME) v. County of Nassau

1:84-cv-01730 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Filed Date: 1984

Clearinghouse coding in progress

Case Summary

799 F.Supp. 1370 (E.D.N.Y. 1992).

suit brought under Title VII and Equal Pay Act (EPA).

People


Judge(s)

Glasser, Israel Leo (New York)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Gaba, Richard M. (New York)

Smith, Paul M. (District of Columbia)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Catterson, James M. Jr. (New York)

Judge(s)

Glasser, Israel Leo (New York)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Gaba, Richard M. (New York)

Smith, Paul M. (District of Columbia)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Catterson, James M. Jr. (New York)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Docket

American Federation of State v. County of Nassau

Oct. 17, 1997 Docket

Docket

Last updated May 11, 2022, 8 p.m.

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1

COMPLAINT filed and summons(es) issued for Nassau County, Nassau County Board, Nassau County Civil, Nassau County Comptr, Nassau County Execut. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

April 23, 1984

**Added for all plaintiffs attorney Richard M. Gaba (fe) (Entered: 11/14/1991)

April 23, 1984

**Added for all counter − defendants attorney Richard M. Gaba (fe) (Entered: 11/14/1991)

April 23, 1984

**Added for defendants and counter − claimants attorney James M. Catterson (fe) (Entered: 11/14/1991)

April 23, 1984
2

RETURN OF SERVICE executed as to Nassau County 4/25/84; recieved by Nassau County Atty's Office. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

May 8, 1984
3

Pltffs' Motion Pro Hac Vice, filed. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

May 21, 1984
5

STIP/ORDER ( signed by Judge Leonard D. Wexler ) dtd 5/23/84, Stip that the time for the deft's Nassau County, et al that the defts' time to answer the complaint is extended; Stip that the defts serve their motion to dismiss on 6/7/84 via Federal Express, etc; Stip that pltffs will serve their opposing papers and memo on 6/21/84 via Federal Express, further ordered that oral argument of the defts motion to dismiss the complaint be heard by the court on 7/6/84 @ 9AM, at the courthouse. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

May 29, 1984
6

MEMORANDUM of Points and Authorities by Nassau County in support of motion to dismiss the complaint. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 11, 1984
7

Nassau County NOTICE OF MOTION ret on 7/6/84 @ 9AM, for an order dismissing the summons and complaint in the action. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 11, 1984
8

ORDER REFERRING CASE to Magistrate David F. Jordan ( signed by Judge Leonard D. Wexler ) for all pretrial purposes. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 12, 1984
10

MEMORANDUM of Points and Authorities by Nassau County Defts in support of their application for a protective order staying all discovery. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 12, 1984
9

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE:(signed by Magistrate David F. Jordan) dtd 6/11/84, ret on 6/15/84 @ 1:30PM, why an order staying all discovery until such time as Nassau County Deft's motion to dismiss the complaint is heard. Submitted by Nassau County Defts. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 13, 1984

Before M. Chrein − Motion. Motion submitted and granted. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 15, 1984
11

Pltffs' Opposition to defts' application for a protective order staying all discovery. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 18, 1984
12

Pltff's LINE, request that pltff's motion Pro Hoc Vice, be heard by M. Jordan on 6/15/84. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 18, 1984
13

NOTICE by pltffs to take deposition of CRESAP, MC CORMIC AND PAGET, on 6/27/84 @ 10AM. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 18, 1984
14

Ltr dtd 6/18/84 from Winn Newman, in re: in response to defts' Affidavit in opposition to pltffs' motion pro hac vice. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 21, 1984
15

AFFIDAVIT of deft Nassau County in opposition to James Catterson, Jr., in opposition to pltff's motion pro hoc vice. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 21, 1984

ORDER ( signed by Magistrate David F. Jordan ) dtd 6/15/84 that motion to stay discovery is granted, filed on Doc#9. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 25, 1984
16

ORDER ( signed by Magistrate David F. Jordan ) dtd 6/21/84 for a status conf on 10/15/84 @ 10AM. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 25, 1984

Calendar entry: Before M. Jordan, Motion, case called. Appearances for pltff and deft. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 26, 1984
17

Pltffs' Motion to exclude the affidavit of James Catterson. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 28, 1984
18

Pltffs' Notice of Motion, ret on 7/6/84 @ 9AM for an order from Doc#17. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 28, 1984
19

MEMORANDUM by pltffs in support of motion to exlude James Catterson. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 28, 1984
20

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by pltffs upon defts' Motion. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 28, 1984
22

ORDER ( signed by Judge Leonard D. Wexler ) dtd 7/5/84 that pltffs' application Pro Hoc Vice is GRANTED, Winn Newman and Lisa Newell are granted permission to participate as counsel for pltffs in this case. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

July 6, 1984
23

MEMORANDUM of points and authorities by Nassau County defts in reply to their motion to dismiss and in opposition to pltffs' several motions. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

July 6, 1984
24

Supplemental AFFIDAVIT of Nassau County defts in opposition to pltffs' motion pro hoc vice. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

July 6, 1984
25

STIP/ORDER ( signed by Judge Leonard D. Wexler ) dtd 7/5/84 Stip that pltffs' time to file a motion for class certification is extended from 6/22/84; pltffs will file their motion for class certification within 30 days of the date of the Judge's order on defts' motion to dismiss. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

July 11, 1984

CASE reassigned to Judge I. L. Glasser from J. Wexler by direction. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

July 13, 1984
26

Notification of case reassignment from Wexler to Glasser by direction. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

July 13, 1984
27

Ltr dtd 7/5/84 from Winn Newman to J. Wexler in response to defts' Supplemental Affidavit and Memorandum. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

July 18, 1984
28

Copy of Ltr dtd 7/9/84 from Winn Newman to J. Nickerson, citing the case of AFSCME vs. County of Nassau as it relates to this matter. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

July 18, 1984

Ltr dtd 7/18/84 from Winn Newman to J. Glasser requesting that both oral argument and discovery conferences be sched for 8/3/84 (Filed as item #28 in CV − 82 − 2693) (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

July 25, 1984

ORDER ( signed by Judge I. L. Glasser ) dtd 7/20/84 that motion to dismiss in AFSCME v. Nassau County will be heard on 8/3/84 @ 9:30AM at which time the Court will also consider the application to extend discovery deadline and for protective order. So ordered. (Filed as item #28 in CV − 82 − 2693) (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

July 25, 1984
29

AMENDED COMPLAINT by Amer. Fed of ST., Ct, Rachel Braver, Civil Service Employ, Odessa Colvin, Erna Fluhr, Dorothy Garage, Laurie Gillibertie, Stephen Goldberg, Fred Jordan, Linda Kelly, Rita Wallace, Lois Whitely , amending [1 − 1] complaint. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

July 30, 1984
30

Ltr dtd 7/9/84 from James M. Catterson, Jr. to J. Wexler requesting reconsideration of the Order dtd 7/5/84 authorizing Winn Newman &Assoc. to appear pro hac vice. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Aug. 3, 1984

Calendar entry: Case called before J. Glasser. All counsel present. Motion argued. Decision reserved. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Aug. 3, 1984

Calendar entry: Case called before J. Glasser. No appearances. Conf resched for 11/21/84 @ 1PM. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Oct. 15, 1984
31

ORDER ( signed by Judge I. L. Glasser ) dtd 10/15/84 that conf is resched for 11/21/84 @ 1PM. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Oct. 19, 1984
32

ORDER ( signed by Magistrate David F. Jordan ) dtd 10/24/84 that conf sched for 11/21/84 is withdrawn. Assigned to M. Caden. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Oct. 29, 1984
33

Ltr dtd 3/29/84 from Winn Newman to J. Glasser re: order ent'd in CSEA v. State of Calif. denying defts' motion to dismiss a complaint of sex − based wage discrimination. Enclosing copies of: Complaint, transcript of oral argument; &the Order. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

April 2, 1985
34

Ltr dtd 5/30/85 from Winn Newman (pltff's atty) to J. Glasser, advising of change in firm name &address. Ent'd 6/3/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 3, 1985
35

Ltr dtd 6/1/85 from Lisa Newell (pltff's atty) to J. Glasser, requesting extension of time to file amended complaint to 6/12/85. Ent'd 6/4/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 4, 1985

ORDER ( signed by Judge I. L. Glasser ) dtd 6/3/85 that pltffs' time to file amended complaint is extended until 6/12/85. (So ordered on Doc#35) Ent'd 6/4/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 4, 1985
36

Ltr dtd 6/4/85 from Lisa Newell (pltff's atty) to J. Glasser, confirming that pltffs' time to file amended complaint has been extended to 6/12/85. Ent'd 6/5/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 5, 1985
37

Ltr dtd 6/10/85 from Winn Newman to J. Glasser re: pltffs do not plan to file an amended complaint, but reserve the right to move to amend the complaint at a later date. Ent'd 6/12/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 12, 1985
38

STIP/ORDER ( signed by Judge I. L. Glasser ) dtd 6/12/85 that pltffs serve motion for class certification on or before 6/20/85; defts serve opposition to pltffs' motion on or before 7/11/85; pltffs serve reply brief on or before 7/26/85; oral argument on Motion be heard on 8/2/85 @ 9:30AM. Ent'd 6/13/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 13, 1985
39

Notice of individual pltffs' Motion returnable 8/2/85 @ 9:30AM for Class Certification. Ent'd 6/21/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 21, 1985
40

Declaration in support of pltffs' motion for class certification. Ent'd 6/21/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 21, 1985
41

Declaration in support of pltffs' motion for class certification. Ent'd 6/21/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 21, 1985
42

Declaration in support of pltffs' motion for class certification. Ent'd 6/21/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 21, 1985
43

Declaration in support of pltffs' motion for class certification. Ent'd 6/21/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 21, 1985
44

Declaration in support of pltffs' motion for class certification. Ent'd 6/21/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 21, 1985
45

Declaration in support of pltffs' motion for class certification. Ent'd 6/21/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 21, 1985
46

Declaration in support of pltffs' motion for class certification. Ent'd 6/21/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 21, 1985
47

Declaration in support of pltffs' motion for class certification. Ent'd 6/21/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 21, 1985
48

Declaration in support of pltffs' motion for class certification. Ent'd 6/21/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 21, 1985
49

Declaration in support of pltffs' motion for class certification. Ent'd 6/21/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 21, 1985
50

Declaration in support of pltffs' motion for class certification. Ent'd 6/21/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 21, 1985
51

Declaration in support of pltffs' motion for class certification. Ent'd 6/21/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 21, 1985
53

Declaration of Class Members − Vol II. Ent'd 6/21/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 21, 1985
54

Declaration of Class Members − Vol III. Ent'd 6/21/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 21, 1985
55

Declaration of Class Members − Vol IV. Ent'd 6/21/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 21, 1985
56

Declaration of Class Members − Vol V. Ent'd 6/21/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 21, 1985
57

Ltr dtd 7/30/85 from James Catterson, Jr. to J. Glasser advising that with the Court's approval the parties propose to amend the briefing sched for pltffs' motion for class certification − defts' opposition brief brief due 8/9/85; pltffs' reply brief due 8/30/85; &oral argument on pltffs' motion 9/13/85. Ent'd 8/2/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Aug. 2, 1985

ORDER ( signed by Judge I. L. Glasser ) dtd 8/2/85 approving amended briefing sched outlined in Doc#57. (So ordered on Doc#57). (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Aug. 2, 1985
58

Nassau County Defts' Memo of Points and Authorities in opposition to pltffs' motion for class certification. Ent'd 8/13/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Aug. 13, 1985
59

Declaration of James M. Catterson, Jr. in opposition to pltffs' motion for class certification. Ent'd 8/13/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Aug. 13, 1985
60

Ltr dtd 8/26/85 from Lisa Newell to J. Glasser confirming that pltffs' reply brief is to be filed on 9/6/85 &that argument on motion will be heard on 9/20/85. Ent'd 9/6/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Sept. 6, 1985
61

Pltffs' Reply Brief in support of Motion for Class Certification. Ent'd 9/6/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Sept. 6, 1985
62

Declaration of Erna Fluhr filed. Ent'd 9/6/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Sept. 6, 1985
63

Declaration of Lisa M. Newell filed with exhibits. Ent'd 9/6/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Sept. 6, 1985
64

Ltr dtd 9/19/85 from Lisa Newell to J. Glasser confirming that oral argument on pltffs' Motion for Class Certification has been resched to 9/27/85 @ 9:30AM. Ent'd 9/23/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Sept. 23, 1985

Calendar entry: Case called before J. Glasser. All counsel present. For pltff Winn Newman; for deft James Catterson. Motion argued. Decision reserved. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Oct. 4, 1985
65

MOTION (no return date) by pltffs' counsel to Withdraw. Ent'd 11/14/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Nov. 14, 1985
66

Declaration of Winn Newman filed with certificate of service. Ent'd 11/14/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Nov. 14, 1985
67

Motion to participate as counsel pro hac vice for pltffs submitted by Joel Klein, Joseph Onek, &Richard Taranto filed with declarations annexed. Ent'd 11/21/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Nov. 20, 1985
68

Ltr dtd 11/19/85 from Joel Klein to J. Glasser enclosing motion requesting permission for Messrs. Joel Klein, Joseph Onek &Richard G. Taranto to participate pro hac vice in this action. Ent'd 11/26/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Nov. 26, 1985
69

ORDER ( signed by Judge I. L. Glasser ) dtd 11/20/85 that Joel Klein, Joseph Onek &Richard G. Taranto are granted permission to participate as counsel for pltffs pro hac vice &that Clerk of Court shall enter the appearance of Mr. Klein &the law firm of Onek, Klein, &Farr as counsel for pltffs. Ent'd 11/26/85. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Nov. 26, 1985
70

NOTICE by pltffs to take deposition of Rodman Drake. Ent'd 5/21/86. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

May 20, 1986
71

ANSWER to Complaint and COUNTERCLAIM by Nassau County, Nassau County Board, Nassau County Civil, Nassau County Comptr, Nassau County Execut against Amer. Fed of ST., Ct, Rachel Braver, Civil Service Employ, Odessa Colvin, Erna Fluhr, Dorothy Garage, Laurie Gillibertie, Stephen Goldberg, Fred Jordan, Linda Kelly, Nassau County, Nassau County Board, Nassau County Civil, Nassau County Comptr, Nassau County Execut, Rita Wallace, Lois Whitely. Ent'd 6/30/86. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 27, 1986
72

ANSWER by Amer. Fed of ST., Ct, Rachel Braver, Civil Service Employ, Odessa Colvin, Erna Fluhr, Dorothy Garage, Laurie Gillibertie, Stephen Goldberg, Fred Jordan, Linda Kelly, Rita Wallace, Lois Whitely. Ent'd 7/18/86. County Civil, Nassau County Comptr, Nassau County Execut, Nassau County, Nassau County Board, Nassau County Civil, Nassau County Comptr, Nassau County Execut, Amer. Fed of ST., Ct, Rachel Braver, Civil Service Employ, Odessa Colvin, Erna Fluhr, Dorothy Garage, Laurie Gillibertie, Stephen Goldberg, Fred Jordan, Linda Kelly, Rita Wallace, Lois Whitely to [71 − 2] counter claim (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

July 18, 1986
73

Pltffs' 2nd set of INTERROGATORIES to defts filed. Ent'd 10/27/86. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Oct. 27, 1986
74

STIP/ORDER ( signed by Judge I. L. Glasser ) dtd 12/12/86 in re: safeguarding of computer tapes, etc. (for details see stip) Ent'd 12/16/86. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Dec. 16, 1986
75

Ltr dtd 9/17/85 from Winn Newman to J. Glasser enclosing Memo Decision &Order on pltffs' motion for class certification in CSEA v. State of Calif. (Recieved from Chambers on 4/8/87 &ent'd on 4/14/87). (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

April 14, 1987
76

ORDER ( signed by Judge I. L. Glasser ) dtd 4/9/87 that Winn Newman &Lisa Newell are granted leave to withdraw from this case; &pltffs are directed to have their new counsel enter an appearance as quickly as possible. Ent'd 4/14/87. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

April 14, 1987

Calendar entry: Before M. Caden − Magistrate resolves outstanding discovery disputes − parties will contact Magistrate &sched another status conf. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

May 12, 1987
77

ORDER ( signed by Magistrate John L. Caden ) dtd 5/26/87 in re: discovery. Ent'd 5/29/87. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

May 29, 1987
78

MEMO/ORDER ( signed by Judge I. L. Glasser ) dtd 7/13/87 that motion for certification of a class is GRANTED. Counsel directed to appear for a status conf on 8/19/87 @ 4:30PM. (For more details, see Memo) Ent'd 7/16/87. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

July 16, 1987
79

Declarations of Class Members − Vol. I. Ent'd 7/24/87. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

July 24, 1987
80

Declarations of Class Members − Vol. II. Ent'd 7/24/87. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

July 24, 1987
81

Declarations of Class Members − Vol. III. Ent'd 7/24/87. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

July 24, 1987
82

Declarations of Class Members − Vol. IV. Ent'd 7/24/87. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

July 24, 1987
83

Declarations of Class Members − Vol. V. Ent'd 7/24/87. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

July 24, 1987

Calendar entry: Conf held before M. Caden. Mag. resolves outstanding discovery disputes. Mag. will enter written order shortly covering the subject matter of his rulings. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Oct. 21, 1987
84

ORDER ( signed by Magistrate John L. Caden ) dtd 11/30/87 that deft by 11/25/87 shall provide discovery, as per parties oral argument at discovery conf held 10/21/87. Ent'd 12/8/87. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

Dec. 8, 1987

Calendar entry: Conf held before M. Caden. Magistrate has resolved outstanding discovery disputes &will enter a written order forthwith. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

March 25, 1988
85

ORDER ( signed by Magistrate John L. Caden ) dtd 4/26/88 that defts identify, as soon as possible, the dates on which the cobal codes, also known as "includes" &all documents containing variable definitions were provided to pltffs for the exam/job application file &the End − of − Year Payroll Master file, etc. (See order for details) Ent'd 4/27/88. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

April 27, 1988
86

Ltr dtd 6/3/88 from Joel I. Klein to J. Glasser re: discovery. Ent'd 6/20/88. (Learned, Michele) (Entered: 10/28/1991)

June 20, 1988

State / Territory: New York

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Key Dates

Filing Date: 1984

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