Case: EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.

2:14-cv-13710 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Filed Date: Sept. 25, 2014

Case Ongoing

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Case Summary

This was one of the LGBT discrimination cases before the Supreme Court in 2020 when it held that "[a]n employer who fires an individual merely for being gay or transgender violates Title VII [of the Civil Rights Act of 1964]."District CourtThis case addresses the scope of the ban on sex discrimination in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 -- which prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex -- asking if the stat…

This was one of the LGBT discrimination cases before the Supreme Court in 2020 when it held that "[a]n employer who fires an individual merely for being gay or transgender violates Title VII [of the Civil Rights Act of 1964]."

District Court

This case addresses the scope of the ban on sex discrimination in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 -- which prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex -- asking if the statute bars employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation. On September 25, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") filed this case on behalf of a transgender woman who was fired from her job at the defendant's funeral home after notifying her employers that she was "undergoing a gender transition from male to female and intended to dress in appropriate business attire at work as a woman." The EEOC argued that by firing her, the employers had discriminated against her because of her sex, which violated Title VII. The complaint requested an injunction against discriminatory employment practices and an order requiring the employer to implement policies, practices, and programs which provided equal employment opportunities, as well as backpay and other damages. The case was assigned to Judge Sean F. Cox.

The employer filed a motion to dismiss on November 19, 2014, arguing that transgender people were not a protected class under Title VII, and that the EEOC's positions clearly "demonstrate[d] their incoherence and their failure to state a claim."

On April 21, 2015, Judge Cox denied the employer's motion to dismiss, finding that while transgender status was "currently not a protected class under Title VII," the EEOC had sufficiently plead a sex-stereotyping gender-discrimination claim. 100 F. Supp. 3d 594.

The EEOC filed an amended complaint on June 1, 2015 and the case was referred to Magistrate Judge David R. Grand.

On April 7, 2016, both parties filed motions for summary judgment, and on April 19, the ACLU filed an amicus brief.

After a hearing on the cross-motions for summary judgment, the court denied the EEOC's motion and granted summary judgment in favor of the employer as to the wrongful termination claim on August 18, 2016, concluding that the employer was entitled to an exemption from Title VII under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. 201 F. Supp. 3d 387.

Court of Appeals

The EEOC appealed to the Sixth Circuit, and the transgender woman the EEOC was representing, moved to intervene, which was granted on March 27, 2017. Many parties filed amicus briefs in support of the EEOC, some of whom included: Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Equality Ohio, Public Rights/Private Conscience Project, Human Rights Campaign, Service Employees International Union, the Unitarian Universalist Association, and the Anti-Defamation League.

A Sixth Circuit panel of three judges reversed the lower court judgment and remanded the case back to the district court on March 7, 2018. 884 F.3d 560.

U.S. Supreme Court

The employer filed a writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court on June 24, 2018 and a motion to stay the district court proceedings pending resolution of the writ on July 26, 2018. Judge Cox granted the motion to stay on August 15, 2018.

Oral argument occurred on October 8, 2019, with the ACLU and the Stanford Law School Supreme Court Clinic arguing for the plaintiffs. The Supreme Court rendered its decision on June 15, 2020. Writing for a 6-3 majority, Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote that Title VII prohibits employers from engaging in discrimination "because of" sex. Justice Gorsuch stated that the statutory language "because of" implies a but-for causation analysis, meaning "so long as the plaintiff's sex was one but-for cause of that decision [to fire], that is enough to trigger the law." The opinion stated that "if an employer would not have discharged an employee but for that individual's sex, the statute's causation standard is met and liability may attach." LGBT discrimination against employees met this test, because "an employer who fires an individual for being homosexual or transgender fires that person for traits or actions it would not have question in members of a different sex. Sex plays a necessary and undisguisable role in the decision, exactly what Title VII forbids." 590 U.S. ___. The judgment of the Sixth Circuit was affirmed. The case remains ongoing.

Summary Authors

Caitlin Kierum (6/15/2020)

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People

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Judge(s)

Cox, Sean Francis (Michigan)

Donald, Bernice Bouie (Tennessee)

Gibbons, Julia Smith (Tennessee)

Gilman, Ronald Lee (Tennessee)

Gorsuch, Neil M. (District of Columbia)

Grand, David R. (Michigan)

Hood, Joseph Martin (Kentucky)

Moore, Karen Nelson (Ohio)

White, Helene N. (Michigan)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Arkles, Gabriel (New York)

Judge(s)

Cox, Sean Francis (Michigan)

Donald, Bernice Bouie (Tennessee)

Gibbons, Julia Smith (Tennessee)

Gilman, Ronald Lee (Tennessee)

Gorsuch, Neil M. (District of Columbia)

Grand, David R. (Michigan)

Hood, Joseph Martin (Kentucky)

Moore, Karen Nelson (Ohio)

White, Helene N. (Michigan)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Arkles, Gabriel (New York)

Bird, Kenneth L (Indiana)

Bond, Jonathan C. (District of Columbia)

Calvo-Friedman, Jennesa (New York)

Cole, David (District of Columbia)

Davis, Lorraine C. (District of Columbia)

Dreiband, Eric S. (District of Columbia)

Francisco, Noel (District of Columbia)

Gill, Elizabeth O. (California)

Goldstein, Jennifer S. (District of Columbia)

Gore, John M. (District of Columbia)

Lee, James L. (District of Columbia)

Linehan, Katie N. (Michigan)

Lopez, P. David (District of Columbia)

Lorence, Jordan W. (District of Columbia)

Melling, Louise (New York)

Mooppan, Hashim M. (District of Columbia)

Occhialino, Anne Noel (District of Columbia)

Price, Dale (Michigan)

Reams, Gwendolyn Young (District of Columbia)

Scarborough, Charles W. (District of Columbia)

Shultz, Miles (Michigan)

Strangio, Chase (New York)

Treene, Eric W. (District of Columbia)

Wall, Jeffrey B. (District of Columbia)

Young, Laurie A (Indiana)

Zeidman, Miriam L (New York)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Abramson, Bradley S (Arizona)

Anderson, Katherine L. (Arizona)

Bursch, John J. (Michigan)

Campbell, James A. (Arizona)

Cortman, David A (Arizona)

Dalton, J. Caleb (Arizona)

Hallock, Jeana (Arizona)

Hunt, Joseph H. (District of Columbia)

Infranco, Joseph Paul (Arizona)

Kirkpatrick, Joel J (Michigan)

McCaleb, Gary S. (Arizona)

Waggoner, Kristen K. (Arizona)

Wardlow, Douglas G (Minnesota)

Other Attorney(s)

Advani, Sameer (New York)

Barkey, David L (New York)

Eaton, Mary Jane (New York)

Esseks, James Dixon (New York)

Franke, Katherine (New York)

Freeman, Steven M. (New York)

Girard, Bradley (District of Columbia)

Green, Carmen Nicole (District of Columbia)

Hauss, Brian M. (New York)

Isaacson, Eric Alan (California)

Kalir, Doron M (Ohio)

Kaplan, Jay (Michigan)

Katskee, Richard B. (District of Columbia)

Knight, John A. (Illinois)

Korobkin, Daniel S. (Michigan)

Kowalski, Kenneth J (Ohio)

Mar, Ria Tabacco (New York)

Marcus, Nancy C (California)

Nevins, Gregory R. (Georgia)

Olson, William J. (Virginia)

Percival, Kelly M. (District of Columbia)

Pizer, Jennifer Carol (California)

Platt, Elizabeth Reiner (New York)

Powell, Wesley Railey (New York)

Steinberg, Michael J. (Michigan)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

2:14-cv-13710

Docket

EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc

Feb. 11, 2020

Feb. 11, 2020

Docket
1

2:14-cv-13710

Complaint and Jury Demand

Sept. 25, 2014

Sept. 25, 2014

Complaint
12

2:14-cv-13710

Opinion & Order Denying Defendant's Motion to Dismiss

April 21, 2015

April 21, 2015

Order/Opinion
21

2:14-cv-13710

First Amended Complaint and Jury Demand

June 1, 2015

June 1, 2015

Complaint
51

2:14-cv-13710

Motion for Summary Judgment

April 7, 2016

April 7, 2016

Pleading / Motion / Brief

18-00107

Brief in Opposition for Respondent Aimee Stephens

R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. v. EEOC

Supreme Court of the United States

April 7, 2016

April 7, 2016

Pleading / Motion / Brief
53 & 53-1

2:14-cv-13710

Defendant R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, INC.'S Motion for Summary Judgment

April 7, 2016

April 7, 2016

Pleading / Motion / Brief
57 & 57-1

2:14-cv-13710

Unopposed Motion by the American Civil Liberties Union and the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment

April 15, 2016

April 15, 2016

Pleading / Motion / Brief
76

2:14-cv-13710

Opinion & Order

Aug. 18, 2016

Aug. 18, 2016

Order/Opinion

2:14-cv-13710

16-02424

Motion to Intervene as Plaintiff-Appellant

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Jan. 26, 2017

Jan. 26, 2017

Pleading / Motion / Brief

Resources

Docket

See docket on RECAP: https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/4292547/equal-employment-opportunity-commission-v-rg-gr-harris-funeral/

Last updated Sept. 3, 2022, 3:12 a.m.

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COMPLAINT filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. with Jury Demand. Plaintiff requests summons issued. No Fee Required - US Government. County of 1st Plaintiff: USA - County Where Action Arose: Wayne - County of 1st Defendant: Wayne. [Previously dismissed case: No] [Possible companion case(s): None] (Price, Dale) (Entered: 09/25/2014)

Sept. 25, 2014

Sept. 25, 2014

Clearinghouse
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NOTICE of Appearance by Miles Shultz on behalf of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Shultz, Miles) (Entered: 09/25/2014)

Sept. 25, 2014

Sept. 25, 2014

PACER
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SUMMONS Issued for *R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.* (DWor) (Entered: 09/26/2014)

Sept. 26, 2014

Sept. 26, 2014

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CERTIFICATE of Service/Summons Returned Executed. All Defendants. (Price, Dale) (Entered: 10/06/2014)

Oct. 6, 2014

Oct. 6, 2014

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STIPULATION AND ORDER Extending Time for Defendant to Respond re 1 Complaint. (Responsive Pleading due by 11/19/2014) Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (JMcC) (Entered: 10/17/2014)

Oct. 17, 2014

Oct. 17, 2014

PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by Joel J. Kirkpatrick on behalf of R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.. (Kirkpatrick, Joel) (Entered: 11/18/2014)

Nov. 18, 2014

Nov. 18, 2014

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MOTION to Dismiss Complaint by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Vickers case, # 2 Exhibit B - Price Case, # 3 Exhibit C - Oiler case) (Kirkpatrick, Joel) (Entered: 11/19/2014)

1 Exhibit A - Vickers case

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2 Exhibit B - Price Case

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3 Exhibit C - Oiler case

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Nov. 19, 2014

Nov. 19, 2014

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NOTICE OF HEARING on 7 MOTION to Dismiss Complaint. Motion Hearing set for 4/2/2015 02:00 PM before District Judge Sean F. Cox (JMcC) (Entered: 12/08/2014)

Dec. 8, 2014

Dec. 8, 2014

PACER
9

RESPONSE to 7 MOTION to Dismiss Complaint filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Price, Dale) (Entered: 12/10/2014)

Dec. 10, 2014

Dec. 10, 2014

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REPLY to Response re 7 MOTION to Dismiss Complaint filed by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Eure case) (Kirkpatrick, Joel) (Entered: 12/23/2014)

1 Exhibit Eure case

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Dec. 23, 2014

Dec. 23, 2014

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NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED HEARING on 7 MOTION to Dismiss Complaint. Motion Hearing set for 4/16/2015 04:00 PM before District Judge Sean F. Cox (JMcC) (Entered: 01/26/2015)

Jan. 26, 2015

Jan. 26, 2015

PACER

Set/Reset Deadlines as to 7 MOTION to DismissComplaint. Motion Hearing set for 4/16/2015 04:00 PM before District Judge Sean F. Cox, in Courtroom 861, Judge Duggan's Courtroom (LOCATION CHANGE ONLY) (JMcC)

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015

PACER

Set Motion and R&R Deadlines/Hearings

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015

PACER

Minute Entry for proceedings before District Judge Sean F. Cox: Motion Hearing held on 4/16/2015 re 7 MOTION to Dismiss Complaint filed by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. Disposition: Taken Under Advisement (Court Reporter Marie Metcalf) (JMcC)

April 16, 2015

April 16, 2015

PACER

Motion Hearing

April 16, 2015

April 16, 2015

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12

OPINION and ORDER Denying 7 MOTION to Dismiss Complaint. Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (JMcC) (Entered: 04/21/2015)

April 21, 2015

April 21, 2015

Clearinghouse
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AMENDED OPINION and ORDER Denying 7 MOTION to Dismiss Complaint Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (JMcC) (Entered: 04/23/2015)

April 23, 2015

April 23, 2015

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ANSWER to Complaint with Affirmative Defenses with Jury Demand by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.. (Kirkpatrick, Joel) (Entered: 04/29/2015)

April 29, 2015

April 29, 2015

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NOTICE TO APPEAR: Scheduling Conference set for 5/26/2015 02:30 PM before District Judge Sean F. Cox (JMcC) (Entered: 04/30/2015)

April 30, 2015

April 30, 2015

PACER
16

NOTICE of Appearance by Joseph Paul Infranco on behalf of R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.. (Infranco, Joseph) (Entered: 05/06/2015)

May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015

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DISCOVERY plan jointly filed pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 26(f) (Price, Dale) (Entered: 05/12/2015)

May 12, 2015

May 12, 2015

PACER
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MOTION to Amend/Correct 1 Complaint,, by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, First Amended Complaint and Jury Demand) (Price, Dale) (Entered: 05/19/2015)

1 Exhibit A, First Amended Complaint and Jury Demand

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May 19, 2015

May 19, 2015

PACER

Minute Entry for proceedings before District Judge Sean F. Cox: Scheduling Conference held on 5/26/2015. (JMcC)

May 26, 2015

May 26, 2015

PACER

Scheduling Conference

May 26, 2015

May 26, 2015

PACER
19

SCHEDULING ORDER: Discovery due by 2/1/2016 Motion Cut-off set for 3/31/2016 Final Pretrial Conference set for 7/11/2016 02:00 PM before District Judge Sean F. Cox Trailing Trial Docket set for September/October 2016 Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (Refer to image for additional dates) (JMcC) (Entered: 05/26/2015)

May 26, 2015

May 26, 2015

PACER

Text-Only Order

May 26, 2015

May 26, 2015

PACER

TEXT-ONLY ORDER GRANTING 18 MOTION to Amend/Correct 1 Complaint, filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Entered by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (JMcC)

May 26, 2015

May 26, 2015

PACER
20

ANSWER to Amended complaint filed May 26, 2015 by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.. (Kirkpatrick, Joel) (Entered: 05/29/2015)

May 29, 2015

May 29, 2015

RECAP

TEXT-ONLY ORDER Requiring Plaintiff to File Amended Complaint within five (5) days of the date of this Order re Text-Only Order Granting 18 MOTION to Amend/Correct Complaint, filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commissio Leave to File Amended Complaint. Entered by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (JMcC)

June 1, 2015

June 1, 2015

PACER

Text-Only Order

June 1, 2015

June 1, 2015

PACER
21

AMENDED COMPLAINT with Jury Demand filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.. NO NEW PARTIES ADDED. (Price, Dale) (Entered: 06/01/2015)

June 1, 2015

June 1, 2015

Clearinghouse
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ANSWER to Amended Complaint with Affirmative Defenses by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.. (Kirkpatrick, Joel) (Entered: 06/04/2015)

June 4, 2015

June 4, 2015

RECAP
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MOTION for Protective Order by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A: Defendants First Set of Interrogatories, Requests for Documents and Admissions) (Shultz, Miles) (Entered: 07/14/2015)

1 Exhibit A: Defendants First Set of Interrogatories, Requests for Documents and A

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July 14, 2015

July 14, 2015

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ORDER REFERRING MOTION to Magistrate Judge David R. Grand: 23 MOTION for Protective Order filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (JMcC) (Entered: 07/17/2015)

July 17, 2015

July 17, 2015

PACER
25

RESPONSE to 23 MOTION for Protective Order filed by All Defendants. (Attachments: # 1 Document Continuation Appendix, # 2 Index of Exhibits Index of Exhibits, # 3 Exhibit EEOC Press Release, # 4 Exhibit Email Exchange July 2015) (Kirkpatrick, Joel) (Entered: 07/28/2015)

1 Document Continuation Appendix

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2 Index of Exhibits Index of Exhibits

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3 Exhibit EEOC Press Release

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4 Exhibit Email Exchange July 2015

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July 28, 2015

July 28, 2015

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NOTICE OF HEARING on 23 MOTION for Protective Order . Motion Hearing set for 8/12/2015 10:00 AM before Magistrate Judge David R. Grand (EBut) (Entered: 07/31/2015)

July 31, 2015

July 31, 2015

PACER
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RENOTICE OF HEARING on 23 MOTION for Protective Order . Motion Hearing set for 8/28/2015 02:00 PM before Magistrate Judge David R. Grand (EBut) (Entered: 08/05/2015)

Aug. 5, 2015

Aug. 5, 2015

PACER
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REPLY to Response re 23 MOTION for Protective Order filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Index of Exhibits, # 2 Exhibit B, Commission's Response to Defendant's First Set of Interrogatories, Requests for Documents and Admissions) (Shultz, Miles) (Entered: 08/07/2015)

1 Index of Exhibits

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2 Exhibit B, Commission's Response to Defendant's First Set of Interroga

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Aug. 7, 2015

Aug. 7, 2015

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STIPULATION AND ORDER to file exhibit under seal. Signed by Magistrate Judge David R. Grand. (DPer) (Entered: 09/01/2015)

Sept. 1, 2015

Sept. 1, 2015

PACER
30

SEALED EXHIBIT by All Plaintiffs. (Shultz, Miles) (Entered: 09/01/2015)

Sept. 1, 2015

Sept. 1, 2015

PACER
31

Defendant preliminary Law WITNESS LIST by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. (Kirkpatrick, Joel) (Entered: 09/01/2015)

Sept. 1, 2015

Sept. 1, 2015

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WITNESS LIST by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Price, Dale) (Entered: 09/01/2015)

Sept. 1, 2015

Sept. 1, 2015

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Minute Entry for proceedings before Magistrate Judge David R. Grand: Motion Hearing held on 8/28/2015 re 23 MOTION for Protective Order filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Disposition: taken under advisement(Court Reporter Digitally Recorded) (EBut)

Sept. 2, 2015

Sept. 2, 2015

PACER

Motion Hearing

Sept. 2, 2015

Sept. 2, 2015

PACER
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TRANSCRIPT of Motion Hearing held on 8/28/15. (Court Reporter/Transcriber: Christin E. Russell) (Number of Pages: 26) The parties have 21 days to file with the court and Court Reporter/Transcriber a Redaction Request of this transcript. If no request is filed, the transcript may be made remotely electronically available to the public without redaction after 90 days. Redaction Request due 10/13/2015. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 10/23/2015. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 12/21/2015. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Transcriber before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date, the transcript is publicly available. (Russell, C.) (Entered: 09/22/2015)

Sept. 22, 2015

Sept. 22, 2015

PACER
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ORDER granting in part and denying in part 23 Motion for Protective Order. Signed by Magistrate Judge David R. Grand. (EBut) (Entered: 09/24/2015)

Sept. 24, 2015

Sept. 24, 2015

PACER
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Notice of Expert WITNESS LIST by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. (Kirkpatrick, Joel) (Entered: 10/01/2015)

Oct. 1, 2015

Oct. 1, 2015

PACER
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[DOCKET ERROR- WRONG EVENT USED - DOCUMENT IS DEFENDANT R.G. & G.R. HARRIS FUNERAL HOMES, INC.S OBJECTIONS TO THE MAGISTRATES ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART EEOCS MOTION FOR PROTECTIVE ORDER] MOTION to Set Aside Plaintiff's Objections To The Magistrates Order Granting In Part And Denying In Part EEOCs Motion For Protective Order by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.. (Kirkpatrick, Joel) Modified on 10/7/2015 (LGra). (Entered: 10/06/2015)

Oct. 6, 2015

Oct. 6, 2015

PACER
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RESPONSE to 36 MOTION to Set Aside Plaintiff's Objections To The Magistrates Order Granting In Part And Denying In Part EEOCs Motion For Protective Order filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Index of Exhibits, # 2 Exhibit A: August 28, 2015, Hrg Tr.) (Shultz, Miles) (Entered: 10/23/2015)

1 Index of Exhibits

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2 Exhibit A: August 28, 2015, Hrg Tr.

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Oct. 23, 2015

Oct. 23, 2015

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[STRICKEN PER ORDER DATED 11/5/2015] REPLY to Response re 36 MOTION to Set Aside Plaintiff's Objections To The Magistrates Order Granting In Part And Denying In Part EEOCs Motion For Protective Order filed by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.. (Kirkpatrick, Joel) Modified on 11/5/2015 (KWin). (Entered: 10/30/2015)

Oct. 30, 2015

Oct. 30, 2015

PACER
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MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages for Defendant reply brief by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.. (Kirkpatrick, Joel) (Entered: 11/03/2015)

Nov. 3, 2015

Nov. 3, 2015

PACER
40

RESPONSE to 39 MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages for Defendant reply brief filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Index of Exhibits, # 2 Exhibit A: November 3, 2015, email) (Shultz, Miles) (Entered: 11/04/2015)

1 Index of Exhibits

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2 Exhibit A: November 3, 2015, email

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Nov. 4, 2015

Nov. 4, 2015

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TEXT-ONLY ORDER Denying 39 MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages for Defendant reply brief filed by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., and Striking 38 REPLY to Response re 36 MOTION to Set Aside Plaintiff's Objections To The Magistrates Order Granting In Part And Denying In Part EEOCs Motion For Protective Order filed by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (KWin)

Nov. 5, 2015

Nov. 5, 2015

PACER

Text-Only Order

Nov. 5, 2015

Nov. 5, 2015

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REPLY to Response re 36 MOTION to Set Aside Plaintiff's Objections To The Magistrates Order Granting In Part And Denying In Part EEOCs Motion For Protective Order Compliant Brief filed by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.. (Kirkpatrick, Joel) (Entered: 11/09/2015)

Nov. 9, 2015

Nov. 9, 2015

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Corrected Version of 33 TRANSCRIPT of Motion Hearing held on 8/28/2015. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 12/21/2015. (Russell, C.) (Entered: 11/12/2015)

Nov. 12, 2015

Nov. 12, 2015

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Plaintiff's First Amended WITNESS LIST by All Plaintiffs (Price, Dale) (Entered: 11/18/2015)

Nov. 18, 2015

Nov. 18, 2015

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STIPULATION TO EXTEND DEFENDANTS TIME TO SUBMIT ITS EXPERT WITNESS REPORT, (Defendant's Expert Witness Report due by 12/15/15 and Plaintiff's Response due by 2/1/2016.) Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (KWin) (Entered: 11/24/2015)

Nov. 24, 2015

Nov. 24, 2015

PACER
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ORDER OVERRULING 36 DOCKET ERROR- WRONG EVENT USED - DOCUMENT IS DEFENDANT R.G. & G.R. HARRIS FUNERAL HOMES, INC.S OBJECTIONS TO THE MAGISTRATES ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART EEOCS MOTION FOR PROTECTIVE ORDER MOTION to Set Aside Plaintiff's Objections To The Magistrates Order Granting In Part And Denying In Part EEOCs Motion For Protective Order filed by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (KWin) (Entered: 11/25/2015)

Nov. 25, 2015

Nov. 25, 2015

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STIPULATED CONFIDENTIALITY PROTECTIVE ORDER. Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (JMcC) (Entered: 12/22/2015)

Dec. 22, 2015

Dec. 22, 2015

PACER
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MOTION for Withdrawal of Attorney Laurie A. Young by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Shultz, Miles) (Entered: 01/21/2016)

Jan. 21, 2016

Jan. 21, 2016

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TEXT-ONLY ORDER Deeming a Moot re 47 MOTION for Withdrawal of Attorney Laurie A. Young filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Attorney Laurie A. Young has not filed an appearance in this matter. Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (JMcC)

Jan. 25, 2016

Jan. 25, 2016

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Text-Only Order

Jan. 25, 2016

Jan. 25, 2016

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ORDER REFERRING CASE to Mediation. Final Pretrial Conference set for 7/11/2016 02:00 PM before District Judge Sean F. Cox. Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (JMcC) (Entered: 02/03/2016)

Feb. 3, 2016

Feb. 3, 2016

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STIPULATION AND ORDER Extending Motion Filing Deadline. (Motion Cut-off set for 4/7/2016) Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (JMcC) (Entered: 03/15/2016)

March 15, 2016

March 15, 2016

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Ex Parte MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Price, Dale) (Entered: 04/07/2016)

April 7, 2016

April 7, 2016

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MOTION for Summary Judgment by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Index of Exhibits, # 2 Exhibit A--Stephens Letter, # 3 Exhibit B--Rost 30(b)(6) Dep., # 4 Exhibit C--Notice of 30(b)(6) Dep., # 5 Exhibit D--Daily Bread Devotional, # 6 Exhibit E--Jesus card, # 7 Exhibit F--Shaffer Dep., # 8 Exhibit G--RGGR Mission Statement, # 9 Exhibit H--Nemeth Dep., # 10 Exhibit I--Kish Dep., # 11 Exhibit J--Cash Dep., # 12 Exhibit K--Crawford Dep, # 13 Exhibit L--Matthew Rost Dep., # 14 Exhibit M--McKie Dep., # 15 Exhibit N--Kowalewski Dep., # 16 Exhibit Rost Personal Dep., # 17 Exhibit P--Clothing Allowance Checks, # 18 Exhibit Q--Stephens Dep., # 19 Exhibit R--Articles of Incorporation, # 20 Exhibit S--Dress Code, # 21 Exhibit T--Answers to Interrogatories, # 22 Exhibit Fabian Case, # 23 Exhibit McKnight Case, # 24 Exhibit Wilson Case) (Price, Dale) (Entered: 04/07/2016)

1 Index of Exhibits

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2 Exhibit A--Stephens Letter

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3 Exhibit B--Rost 30(b)(6) Dep.

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4 Exhibit C--Notice of 30(b)(6) Dep.

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5 Exhibit D--Daily Bread Devotional

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6 Exhibit E--Jesus card

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7 Exhibit F--Shaffer Dep.

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8 Exhibit G--RGGR Mission Statement

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9 Exhibit H--Nemeth Dep.

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10 Exhibit I--Kish Dep.

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11 Exhibit J--Cash Dep.

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12 Exhibit K--Crawford Dep

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13 Exhibit L--Matthew Rost Dep.

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14 Exhibit M--McKie Dep.

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15 Exhibit N--Kowalewski Dep.

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16 Exhibit Rost Personal Dep.

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17 Exhibit P--Clothing Allowance Checks

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18 Exhibit Q--Stephens Dep.

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19 Exhibit R--Articles of Incorporation

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20 Exhibit S--Dress Code

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21 Exhibit T--Answers to Interrogatories

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22 Exhibit Fabian Case

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23 Exhibit McKnight Case

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24 Exhibit Wilson Case

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STATEMENT of Material Facts Not in Dispute by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Price, Dale) (Entered: 04/07/2016)

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MOTION for Summary Judgment by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum of Law in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment, # 2 Index of Exhibits, # 3 Exhibit 1 - Affidavit of Thomas Rost, # 4 Exhibit 2 - Affidavit of Shannon Kish, # 5 Exhibit 3 - Excerpts from Rule 30(b)(6) Deposition of Thomas Rost, # 6 Exhibit 4 - Excerpts from Deposition of Thomas Rost, # 7 Exhibit 5 - Excerpts from Deposition of Shannon Kish, # 8 Exhibit 6 - Excerpts from Deposition of George Crawford, # 9 Exhibit 7 - Excerpts from Deposition of Delores Nemeth, # 10 Exhibit 8 - Excerpts from Deposition of David Cash, # 11 Exhibit 9 - Excerpts from Deposition of David Kowalewski, # 12 Exhibit 10 - Excerpts from Deposition of Matthew Rost, # 13 Exhibit 11 - Excerpts from Deposition of Michelle Peterson, # 14 Exhibit 12 - Excerpts from Deposition of Troy Shaffer, # 15 Exhibit 13 - Excerpts from Deposition of Wendy McKie, # 16 Exhibit 14 -Excerpts from Deposition of Aimee Stephens, # 17 Exhibit 15 - RG Webpage, # 18 Exhibit 16 - EEOC Affidavit of Thomas Rost, # 19 Exhibit 17 - EEOC Affidavit of Shannon Kish, # 20 Exhibit 18 - EEOC Affidavit of George Crawford, # 21 Exhibit 19 - RG Employee Manual, # 22 Exhibit 20 - Stephens's Letter, # 23 Exhibit 21 - EEOC Charge of Discrimination, # 24 Exhibit 22 - Response to Charge of Discrimination, # 25 Exhibit 23 - EEOC Memo for File, # 26 Exhibit 24 - Order and Petition for Name Change, # 27 Exhibit 25 - Plaintiff's Response to First Set of Discovery, # 28 Exhibit 26 - Plaintiff's First Supplemental Response to First Set of Discovery, # 29 Exhibit 27 - Defendant's Response to First Set of Discovery, # 30 Exhibit 28 - Defendant's Response to Second Set of Discovery, # 31 Exhibit 29 - Barker v. Taft, # 32 Exhibit 30 - Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, # 33 Exhibit 31 - EEOC v. Bailey, # 34 Exhibit 32 - Jespersen v. Harrah's, # 35 Exhibit 33 - Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins, # 36 Exhibit 34 - Smith v. City of Salem) (Campbell, James) (Entered: 04/07/2016)

1 Memorandum of Law in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment

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2 Index of Exhibits

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3 Exhibit 1 - Affidavit of Thomas Rost

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4 Exhibit 2 - Affidavit of Shannon Kish

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5 Exhibit 3 - Excerpts from Rule 30(b)(6) Deposition of Thomas Rost

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6 Exhibit 4 - Excerpts from Deposition of Thomas Rost

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7 Exhibit 5 - Excerpts from Deposition of Shannon Kish

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8 Exhibit 6 - Excerpts from Deposition of George Crawford

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9 Exhibit 7 - Excerpts from Deposition of Delores Nemeth

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10 Exhibit 8 - Excerpts from Deposition of David Cash

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11 Exhibit 9 - Excerpts from Deposition of David Kowalewski

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12 Exhibit 10 - Excerpts from Deposition of Matthew Rost

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13 Exhibit 11 - Excerpts from Deposition of Michelle Peterson

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14 Exhibit 12 - Excerpts from Deposition of Troy Shaffer

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15 Exhibit 13 - Excerpts from Deposition of Wendy McKie

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16 Exhibit 14 -Excerpts from Deposition of Aimee Stephens

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17 Exhibit 15 - RG Webpage

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18 Exhibit 16 - EEOC Affidavit of Thomas Rost

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19 Exhibit 17 - EEOC Affidavit of Shannon Kish

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20 Exhibit 18 - EEOC Affidavit of George Crawford

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21 Exhibit 19 - RG Employee Manual

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22 Exhibit 20 - Stephens's Letter

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23 Exhibit 21 - EEOC Charge of Discrimination

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24 Exhibit 22 - Response to Charge of Discrimination

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25 Exhibit 23 - EEOC Memo for File

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26 Exhibit 24 - Order and Petition for Name Change

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27 Exhibit 25 - Plaintiff's Response to First Set of Discovery

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28 Exhibit 26 - Plaintiff's First Supplemental Response to First Set of Discov

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29 Exhibit 27 - Defendant's Response to First Set of Discovery

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30 Exhibit 28 - Defendant's Response to Second Set of Discovery

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31 Exhibit 29 - Barker v. Taft

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32 Exhibit 30 - Burwell v. Hobby Lobby

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33 Exhibit 31 - EEOC v. Bailey

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34 Exhibit 32 - Jespersen v. Harrah's

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35 Exhibit 33 - Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins

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36 Exhibit 34 - Smith v. City of Salem

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MOTION for Summary Judgment and Memorandum of Law in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Index of Exhibits, # 2 Exhibit 1 - Affidavit of Thomas Rost, # 3 Exhibit 2 - Affidavit of Shannon Kish, # 4 Exhibit 3 - Excerpts from Deposition of Thomas Rost, # 5 Exhibit 4 - Excerpts from 30(b)(6) Deposition of Thomas Rost, # 6 Exhibit 5 - Excerpts from Deposition of Shannon Kish, # 7 Exhibit 6 - Excerpts from Deposition of George Crawford, # 8 Exhibit 7 - Excerpts from Deposition of Delores Nemeth, # 9 Exhibit 8 - Excerpts from Deposition of David Cash, # 10 Exhibit 9 - Excerpts from Deposition of David Kowalewski, # 11 Exhibit 10 - Excerpts from Deposition of Matthew Rost, # 12 Exhibit 11 - Excerpts from Deposition of Michelle Petersen, # 13 Exhibit 12 - Excerpts from Deposition of Troy Shaffer, # 14 Exhibit 13 - Excerpts from Deposition of Wendy McKie, # 15 Exhibit 14 - Excerpts from Deposition of Aimee Stephens, # 16 Exhibit 15 - R.G. Webpage, # 17 Exhibit 16 - EEOC Affidavit of Thomas Rost, # 18 Exhibit 17 - EEOC Affidavit of Shannon Kish, # 19 Exhibit 18 - EEOC Affidavit of George Crawford, # 20 Exhibit 19 - R.G. Employee Manual, # 21 Exhibit 20 - Stephens's Letter, # 22 Exhibit 21 - EEOC Charge of Discrimination, # 23 Exhibit 22 - Response to Charge of Discrimination, # 24 Exhibit 23 - EEOC Memo for File, # 25 Exhibit 24 - Order and Petition for Name Change, # 26 Exhibit 25 - Plaintiff's Response to Defendant's First Set of Discovery, # 27 Exhibit 26 - Plaintiff's First Supplemental Response to Defendant's First Set of Discovery, # 28 Exhibit 27 - Defendant's Response to Plaintiff's First Set of Discovery, # 29 Exhibit 28 - Defendant's Response to Plaintiff's Second Set of Discovery, # 30 Exhibit 29 - Barker v. Taft Broadcasting Co., # 31 Exhibit 30 - Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, # 32 Exhibit 31 - EEOC v. Bailey Co., # 33 Exhibit 32 - Jespersen v. Harrah's, # 34 Exhibit 33 - Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins, # 35 Exhibit 34 - Smith v. City of Salem) (Campbell, James) (Entered: 04/07/2016)

1 Index of Exhibits

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2 Exhibit 1 - Affidavit of Thomas Rost

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3 Exhibit 2 - Affidavit of Shannon Kish

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4 Exhibit 3 - Excerpts from Deposition of Thomas Rost

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5 Exhibit 4 - Excerpts from 30(b)(6) Deposition of Thomas Rost

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6 Exhibit 5 - Excerpts from Deposition of Shannon Kish

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7 Exhibit 6 - Excerpts from Deposition of George Crawford

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8 Exhibit 7 - Excerpts from Deposition of Delores Nemeth

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9 Exhibit 8 - Excerpts from Deposition of David Cash

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10 Exhibit 9 - Excerpts from Deposition of David Kowalewski

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11 Exhibit 10 - Excerpts from Deposition of Matthew Rost

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12 Exhibit 11 - Excerpts from Deposition of Michelle Petersen

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13 Exhibit 12 - Excerpts from Deposition of Troy Shaffer

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14 Exhibit 13 - Excerpts from Deposition of Wendy McKie

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15 Exhibit 14 - Excerpts from Deposition of Aimee Stephens

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16 Exhibit 15 - R.G. Webpage

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17 Exhibit 16 - EEOC Affidavit of Thomas Rost

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18 Exhibit 17 - EEOC Affidavit of Shannon Kish

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19 Exhibit 18 - EEOC Affidavit of George Crawford

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20 Exhibit 19 - R.G. Employee Manual

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21 Exhibit 20 - Stephens's Letter

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22 Exhibit 21 - EEOC Charge of Discrimination

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23 Exhibit 22 - Response to Charge of Discrimination

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24 Exhibit 23 - EEOC Memo for File

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25 Exhibit 24 - Order and Petition for Name Change

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26 Exhibit 25 - Plaintiff's Response to Defendant's First Set of Discover

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27 Exhibit 26 - Plaintiff's First Supplemental Response to Defendant's Fi

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28 Exhibit 27 - Defendant's Response to Plaintiff's First Set of Discover

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29 Exhibit 28 - Defendant's Response to Plaintiff's Second Set of Discove

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30 Exhibit 29 - Barker v. Taft Broadcasting Co.

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31 Exhibit 30 - Burwell v. Hobby Lobby

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32 Exhibit 31 - EEOC v. Bailey Co.

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33 Exhibit 32 - Jespersen v. Harrah's

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34 Exhibit 33 - Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins

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35 Exhibit 34 - Smith v. City of Salem

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STATEMENT of Material Facts Not in Dispute by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. (Campbell, James) (Entered: 04/07/2016)

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TEXT-ONLY ORDER Granting 50 Ex Parte MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (JMcC)

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TEXT-ONLY NOTICE Adjourning 7/11/2016 Final Pretrial Conference Without Date. (JMcC)

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Text-Only Notice of Hearing Cancelled

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NOTICE OF HEARING on 51 MOTION for Summary Judgment, 54 MOTION for Summary Judgment. Motion Hearing set for 8/4/2016 02:00 PM before District Judge Sean F. Cox (JMcC) (Entered: 04/12/2016)

April 12, 2016

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MOTION for Leave to File Amicus Brief (Unopposed Motion) by American Civil Liberties Union, American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - ACLU Amicus Brief) (Kaplan, Jay) (Entered: 04/15/2016)

1 Exhibit A - ACLU Amicus Brief

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NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED HEARING on 51 MOTION for Summary Judgment, 54 MOTION for Summary Judgment. Motion Hearing set for 8/11/2016 02:00 PM before District Judge Sean F. Cox (JMcC) (Entered: 04/19/2016)

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TEXT-ONLY ORDER Granting re 57 MOTION for Leave to File Amicus Brief (Unopposed Motion) filed by American Civil Liberties Union, American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan. Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (JMcC)

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Amicus Curiae BRIEF by American Civil Liberties Union, American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan (Kaplan, Jay) (Entered: 04/21/2016)

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RESPONSE to 51 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Index of Exhibits, # 2 Exhibit Ex 35 - Deposition Excerpts of Aimee Stephens, # 3 Exhibit Ex 36 - Deposition Excerpts of Thomas Rost, # 4 Exhibit Ex 37 - Deposition Excerpts of Delores Nemeth, # 5 Exhibit Ex 38 - Deposition Excerpts of George Crawford, # 6 Exhibit Ex 39 - Deposition Excerpts of Wendy McKie, # 7 Exhibit Ex 40 - Deposition Excerpts of Shannon Kish) (Wardlow, Douglas) (Entered: 05/02/2016)

1 Index of Exhibits

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2 Exhibit Ex 35 - Deposition Excerpts of Aimee Stephens

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3 Exhibit Ex 36 - Deposition Excerpts of Thomas Rost

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4 Exhibit Ex 37 - Deposition Excerpts of Delores Nemeth

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5 Exhibit Ex 38 - Deposition Excerpts of George Crawford

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6 Exhibit Ex 39 - Deposition Excerpts of Wendy McKie

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7 Exhibit Ex 40 - Deposition Excerpts of Shannon Kish

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STATEMENT of Counter-Statement of Disputed Facts by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. (Wardlow, Douglas) (Entered: 05/02/2016)

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Ex Parte MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, Response to Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment) (Price, Dale) (Entered: 05/02/2016)

1 Exhibit A, Response to Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment

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RESPONSE to 54 MOTION for Summary Judgment and Memorandum of Law in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Index of Exhibits, # 2 Exhibit U, Charge, # 3 Exhibit V, Onsite Investigation Notes, # 4 Exhibit W, Letter of Determination, # 5 Exhibit X, Rost 30(b)(6) Dep., # 6 Exhibit Y, Kowalewski Dep., # 7 Exhibit Z, Cash Dep., # 8 Exhibit AA, Kish Dep., # 9 Exhibit AB, Shaffer Dep., # 10 Exhibit AC, Crawford Dep., # 11 Exhibit AD, Rost Dep., # 12 Exhibit AE, Stephens Dep., # 13 Exhibit AF, Severance Agreement, # 14 Exhibit AG, McKie Dep., # 15 Exhibit AH, http://sammichaels.com/about/, # 16 Exhibit AI, Defendants Position Statement, # 17 Exhibit AJ, The Experience of Healing Diagrams, # 18 Exhibit Case 1, Chavez v. Credit Nation Auto Sales, __Fed.Appx.__, 2016 WL 158820 (11th Cir. Jan. 14, 2006), # 19 Exhibit Case 2, Dawson v. H&H Elec., Inc., No. 4:14-00583, 2015 WL 5437101 (E.D. Ark. Sept. 15, 2015), # 20 Exhibit Case 3, Fabian v. Hospital of Central Connecticut, No. 3:12-cv-1154, __F. Supp. 3d __, 2016 WL 1089178 (D. Conn. March 18, 2016), # 21 Exhibit Case 4, G.G. v. Gloucester Cty. School Bd., __F.3d__, 2016 WL 1567467 (4th Cir. Apr. 19, 2016)) (Price, Dale) (Entered: 05/02/2016)

1 Index of Exhibits

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2 Exhibit U, Charge

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3 Exhibit V, Onsite Investigation Notes

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4 Exhibit W, Letter of Determination

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5 Exhibit X, Rost 30(b)(6) Dep.

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6 Exhibit Y, Kowalewski Dep.

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7 Exhibit Z, Cash Dep.

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8 Exhibit AA, Kish Dep.

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9 Exhibit AB, Shaffer Dep.

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10 Exhibit AC, Crawford Dep.

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11 Exhibit AD, Rost Dep.

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12 Exhibit AE, Stephens Dep.

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13 Exhibit AF, Severance Agreement

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14 Exhibit AG, McKie Dep.

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15 Exhibit AH, http://sammichaels.com/about/

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16 Exhibit AI, Defendants Position Statement

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17 Exhibit AJ, The Experience of Healing Diagrams

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18 Exhibit Case 1, Chavez v. Credit Nation Auto Sales, __Fed.Appx.__, 2016 WL 15882

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19 Exhibit Case 2, Dawson v. H&H Elec., Inc., No. 4:14-00583, 2015 WL 5437101 (E.D.

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20 Exhibit Case 3, Fabian v. Hospital of Central Connecticut, No. 3:12-cv-1154, __F

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21 Exhibit Case 4, G.G. v. Gloucester Cty. School Bd., __F.3d__, 2016 WL 1567467 (4

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STATEMENT of Counter-Statement of Disputed Facts by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Price, Dale) (Entered: 05/02/2016)

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TEXT-ONLY ORDER Granting 62 Ex Parte MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (JMcC)

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STIPULATION AND ORDER to Postpone Case Evaluation. Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (JMcC) (Entered: 05/06/2016)

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Ex Parte MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.. (Wardlow, Douglas) (Entered: 05/19/2016)

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REPLY to Response re 54 MOTION for Summary Judgment and Memorandum of Law in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment filed by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.. (Wardlow, Douglas) (Entered: 05/19/2016)

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STATEMENT of Plaintiffs Reply to Defendants Counter Statement of Material Facts Not in Dispute by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Price, Dale) (Entered: 05/19/2016)

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REPLY to Response re 51 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Price, Dale) (Entered: 05/19/2016)

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TEXT-ONLY ORDER GRANTING 66 Ex Parte MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages filed by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (JMcC)

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MOTION for Leave to File Surreply to Respond to New Arguments in Defendants Reply Brief by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, Plaintiffs SurReply In Opposition to Defendants Motion for Summary Judgment) (Price, Dale) (Entered: 06/22/2016)

1 Exhibit A, Plaintiffs SurReply In Opposition to Defendants Motion for Summary Ju

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RESPONSE to 70 MOTION for Leave to File Surreply to Respond to New Arguments in Defendants Reply Brief filed by R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.. (Campbell, James) (Entered: 07/06/2016)

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NOTICE of Appearance by Jonathan C. Dalton on behalf of R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.. (Dalton, Jonathan) (Entered: 07/27/2016)

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ORDER Regarding Exhibit., (Response due by 8/2/2016.) Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (TMcg) (Entered: 07/28/2016)

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EXHIBIT re 73 Order, Set Deadlines/Hearings by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit AK, Proposed Conciliation Agreement) (Shultz, Miles)[SEALED EXHIBIT-SEE 75 FOR DETAILS] Modified on 8/2/2016 (TMcg). (Entered: 08/02/2016)

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Case Details

State / Territory: Michigan

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

Multi-LexSum (in sample)

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 25, 2014

Case Ongoing: Yes

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of a transgender woman who was fired from her job

Plaintiff Type(s):

Private Plaintiff

Attorney Organizations:

ACLU Affiliates (any)

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc., Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

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

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Any published opinion

U.S. Supreme Court merits opinion

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

None yet

Source of Relief:

Litigation

None yet

Issues

General:

Gay/lesbian/transgender

Discrimination-area:

Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff

Discrimination-basis:

Sex discrimination

Sexual orientatation

EEOC-centric:

Private Party intervened in EEOC suit