Case: EEOC v. WOODS SERVICES

2:98-cv-05062 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Filed Date: Sept. 24, 1998

Closed Date: Dec. 18, 1998

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Case Summary

The EEOC's Philadelphia district office sued Woods Services, a Pennsylvania special needs center, on September 24, 1998 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. It is uncertain what the basis of the EEOC's complaint is because the docket is the only available document for this case. The parties entered into a settlement agreement with court approval on December 18, 1998. The contents of this agreement are unknown.

Summary Authors

Aaron Weismann (5/31/2007)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

2:98-cv-05062

Docket (PACER)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Woods Services

Dec. 18, 1998

Dec. 18, 1998

Docket

Resources

Docket

Last updated July 23, 2022, 3:13 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

Complaint. (fe) (Entered: 09/24/1998)

Sept. 24, 1998

Sept. 24, 1998

Summons(es) issued, 1 original mailed to counsel 9/24/98. (fe) (Entered: 09/24/1998)

Sept. 24, 1998

Sept. 24, 1998

Demand for jury trial by PLAINTIFF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPP. (fe) (Entered: 09/24/1998)

Sept. 24, 1998

Sept. 24, 1998

Standard Case Management Track. (fe) (Entered: 09/24/1998)

Sept. 24, 1998

Sept. 24, 1998

2

Affidavit of: John Riley re: served summons and complaint upon DEFENDANT WOODS SERVICES. Served by: Personal Service on 9/29/98. Linda Nelson accepted service. (dt) (Entered: 10/07/1998)

Oct. 7, 1998

Oct. 7, 1998

3

STIPULATION AND ORDER THAT WOODS' TIME TO ANSWER THE COMPLAINT SHALL BE EXTENDED UP TO & INCLUDING 12/15/98 TO ENABLE THE PARTIES TO FINALIZE SETTLEMENT. (Attorney: SARA A. BEGLEY) ( SIGNED BY JUDGE RAYMOND J. BRODERICK ) 11/12/98 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED. (kw) (Entered: 11/12/1998)

Nov. 12, 1998

Nov. 12, 1998

4

STIPULATION AND ORDER THAT DEFENDANT WOODS SERVICES, SHALL HAVE TO AND INCLUDING DECEMBER 31, 1998 TO ANSWER THE COMPLAINT IN THE ABOVE CAPTIONED MATTER. ETC. (SIGNED BY JUDGE RAYMOND J. BRODERICK) 12/17/98 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED BY CHAMBERS. (dt) (Entered: 12/17/1998)

Dec. 16, 1998

Dec. 16, 1998

5

SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT WITH COURT APPROVAL. (SIGNED BY JUDGE RAYMOND J. BRODERICK) 12/21/98 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED. (dt) (Entered: 12/21/1998)

Dec. 18, 1998

Dec. 18, 1998

6

STIPULATION AND ORDER PURSUANT TO RULE 41(a)(1)(ii) OF THE FRCP AND THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO BY THE PARTIES, THE PLAINTIFF, EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION AND DEFENDANT, WOODS SERVICES, HEREBY STIPULATE TO THE DISMISSAL OF THE COMPLAINT FILED BY EEOC IN CIVIL ACTION NO. 98-5062 WITH PREJUDICE. THE COURT SHALL RETAIN JURISDICTION OVER THIS SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT FOR A PERIOD OF ONE YEAR IN ORDER TO ENFORCE ALL PROVISIONS OF THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND TO RESOLVE ANY DISPUTES BETWEEN THE PARTIES. (SIGNED BY JUDGE RAYMOND J. BRODERICK) 12/21/98 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED AND FAXED. (dt) (Entered: 12/21/1998)

Dec. 18, 1998

Dec. 18, 1998

Case closed (kv) (Entered: 12/22/1998)

Dec. 18, 1998

Dec. 18, 1998

Case Details

State / Territory: Pennsylvania

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 24, 1998

Closing Date: Dec. 18, 1998

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of one or more workers.

Plaintiff Type(s):

EEOC Plaintiff

Attorney Organizations:

EEOC

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

Woods Services, Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

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

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Voluntary Dismissal

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits