Case: Junior v. White Castle System Inc.

2:04-cv-01658 | U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Filed Date: April 8, 2004

Closed Date: July 21, 2004

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Case Summary

This race and gender discrimination case was originally filed in the Superior Court of Essex County, New Jersey by five African American Female employees of White Castle Systems, Inc. The plaintiffs alleged the defendant engaged in a pattern and practice of discrimination against them based on race and gender. They also state claims for intentional infliction of emotional distress, and violations of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (N.J.S.A. 10:5-1) and Article I, paragraphs 1 and 5 of the New Jersey State Constitution.

On April 8, 2004, the case was removed to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

On June 28, 2004, plaintiffs filed an amended complaint in federal court.

On July 21, 2004, the court (Judge Faith S. Hochberg) remanded the case to the Superior Court of New Jersey, terminating the federal case.

No further information is available.

Summary Authors

David Miller (7/2/2010)

People


Judge(s)

Hochberg, Faith S. (New Jersey)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Tan, Herbert J. (New Jersey)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Peirano, John James Jr. (New Jersey)

Judge(s)

Hochberg, Faith S. (New Jersey)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Tan, Herbert J. (New Jersey)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Peirano, John James Jr. (New Jersey)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Docket

July 21, 2004 Docket
1

Complaint (State Court)

Junior v. White Castle Systems, Inc.

New Jersey state trial court

Feb. 26, 2004 Complaint
1

Notice of Removal

Junior v. White Castle Systems, Inc.

April 8, 2004 Pleading / Motion / Brief
10

Amended Complaint

June 28, 2004 Complaint
11

Order Remanding Case

July 21, 2004 Order/Opinion

Docket

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

ECF Number Description Date Link
1

NOTICE OF REMOVAL by MARKISHA BOOKER, ANNIE JUNIOR, ROSE PETWAY, IMO−JOYE SCOTT, MATTIE THOMAS from SUPERIOR COURT OF ESSEX COUNTY, case number L−1630−04 w/Copies of Cmp w/Jury demand, Summons. (Filing fee $ 150 receipt number 322587) (Attachments: # 1 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT)(dr, ) (Entered: 04/13/2004)

April 8, 2004
3

STANDING ORDER REQUIRING SUBMISSION OF INFORMATION REGARDING REMOVAL . Signed by Judge Faith S. Hochberg on 04/14/04. (nr, ) (Entered: 04/16/2004)

April 14, 2004
2

First MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer (Local Civil Rule 6.1(b)) by BARBARA FOSTER, WHITE CASTLE SYSTEM, INC., JOHN WHITTAKER. (PEIRANO, JOHN) (Entered: 04/15/2004)

April 15, 2004
4

SCHEDULING ORDER setting Scheduling Conference for 6/1/2004 01:00 PM in Newark − Courtroom 10 before Magistrate Judge Patty Shwartz. Signed by Judge Patty Shwartz on 4/21/04. (aa, ) (Entered: 04/22/2004)

April 21, 2004
5

Application and Clerk's Order to extend time to answer as to BARBARA FOSTER ; WHITE CASTLE SYSTEM, INC. ; JOHN WHITTAKER Attorney JOHN JAMES PEIRANO for JOHN WHITTAKER; BARBARA FOSTER and WHITE CASTLE SYSTEM, INC. added.. (nr, ) (Entered: 04/26/2004)

April 23, 2004
6

BRIEF in Response to Standing Order Requiring Submission of Information Regarding Removal filed by BARBARA FOSTER, WHITE CASTLE SYSTEM, INC., JOHN WHITTAKER. (Attachments: # 1 Certification of Service)(PEIRANO, JOHN) (Entered: 04/28/2004)

April 28, 2004
7

ANSWER to Complaint and Affirmative Defenses by BARBARA FOSTER, WHITE CASTLE SYSTEM, INC., JOHN WHITTAKER.(PEIRANO, JOHN) (Entered: 04/30/2004)

April 30, 2004

Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Patty Shwartz : Scheduling Conference held on 6/1/2004. (aa, ) (Entered: 06/02/2004)

June 1, 2004
8

ORDER directing the pltfs. to forward a proposed amended complt. and consent order to the defts. no later than June 11, 2004, etc. . Signed by Judge Patty Shwartz on 06/01/04. (nr, ) (Entered: 06/02/2004)

June 2, 2004
9

CONSENT ORDER GRANTING pltf's request for leave to file an amended complt. no later than 6/25/04 . Signed by Judge Katharine S. Hayden on 06/21/04. (nr, ) (Entered: 06/22/2004)

June 21, 2004
11

ORDER that this case is REMANDED to the Superior Court of NJ.. Signed by Judge Faith S. Hochberg on 7/20/04. (DD, ) (Entered: 07/21/2004)

July 21, 2004

***Civil Case Terminated. (DD, ) (Entered: 07/21/2004)

July 21, 2004

State / Territory: New Jersey

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Key Dates

Filing Date: April 8, 2004

Closing Date: July 21, 2004

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

Five African-America female employees of defendant corporation White Castle System Inc. who were subjected to a pattern or practice of discrimination based on gender and race

Plaintiff Type(s):

Private Plaintiff

Public Interest Lawyer: No

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

White Castle System Inc., Private Entity/Person

Defendant Type(s):

Retailer

Case Details

Causes of Action:

State law

State Anti-Discrimination Law

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Non-settlement Outcome

Outcome

Prevailing Party: None Yet / None

Nature of Relief:

None yet

Source of Relief:

None yet

Issues

General:

Pattern or Practice

Discrimination-area:

Discipline

Harassment / Hostile Work Environment

Hiring

Other Conditions of Employment (including assignment, transfer, hours, working conditions, etc)

Pay / Benefits

Promotion

Discrimination-basis:

Race discrimination

Sex discrimination

Race:

Black

Affected Gender:

Female