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Case: EEOC v. Elm's Incorporated

1:01-cv-00025 | District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands

Filed Date: May 1, 2001

Closed Date: April 10, 2002

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Case Summary

The Honolulu Local Office of the EEOC brought this suit against Elm's Incorporated in May 2001, in the U.S. District Court for Northern Mariana Islands. The case settled by entry of a consent decree in April 2002. No information on the nature of the suit or the consent decree is available besides the docket, which suggests that the case was brought under Title VII.

Summary Authors

Kevin Wilemon (6/4/2007)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

1:01-cv-00025

Docket

EEOC v. Elm's Inc.

April 12, 2002

April 12, 2002

Docket

Resources

Docket

Last updated Sept. 3, 2022, 3:01 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT Filed by: GOVPTF Equal Employment Opportunity Comm [MGM EOD 05/01/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 1-1) (cnv) (Entered: 05/01/2001)

May 1, 2001

May 1, 2001

2

NOTICE of appearance of counsel, Elizabeth J. Fujiwara, and petition for temporary admission; CERTIFICATE of service; Filed by: GOVPTF Equal Employment Opportunity Comm [MGM EOD 05/01/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 2-1) (cnv) (Entered: 05/01/2001)

May 1, 2001

May 1, 2001

3

ORDER granting appearance and petition for temporary admission for counsel Elizabeth J. Fujiwara; [MGM EOD 05/01/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 3-1) (cnv) (Entered: 05/01/2001)

May 1, 2001

May 1, 2001

4

RETURN of service on summons in a civil case. Summons served upon Elm's Inc. on May 2, 2001.; Applies to: DFT Elm's Incorporated [MGM EOD 05/02/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 4-1) (cnv) (Entered: 05/02/2001)

May 2, 2001

May 2, 2001

5

NOTICE of motion and motion for more definite statement and to correct defective summons set for July 12, 2001; Filed by: DFT Elm's Incorporated Applies to: DFT Elm's Incorporated, GOVPTF Equal Employment Opportunity Commission [MCM EOD 05/16/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 5-1) (cnv) (Entered: 05/16/2001)

May 16, 2001

May 16, 2001

6

MEMORANDUM In Support Of motion for more definite statement pursuant to rule 12(e) and to strike summons; Filed by: DFT Elm's Incorporated [MCM EOD 05/16/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 6- 1) (cnv) (Entered: 05/16/2001)

May 16, 2001

May 16, 2001

7

PROOF Of Service upon Plaintiff EEPC (Elizabeth J. Fujiwara) by defendant on May 16, 2001.; Applies to: GOVPTF Equal Employment Opportunity Commission [LV EOD 05/22/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 7-1) (cnv) (Entered: 05/21/2001)

May 21, 2001

May 21, 2001

8

DEFENDANT'S "Reply" in Support of Motion for More Definite Statement Pursuant to Rule 12(e) and Motion to Strike Summons; Filed by: DFT Elm's Incorporated [LV EOD 06/07/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 8-1) (cnv) (Entered: 06/07/2001)

June 7, 2001

June 7, 2001

9

PLAINTIFF EEOC'S Memorandum in Opposition to Defendant's Motion for More Definite Statement and to Correct Defective Summons; Declaration of Elizabeth Jubin Fujiwara; Certifiacate of Service; Filed by: GOVPTF Equal Employment Opportunity Comm [LV EOD 06/11/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 9-1) (cnv) (Entered: 06/08/2001)

June 8, 2001

June 8, 2001

10

EX PARTE APPLICATION for Extended Time to File [If Additional Time is Needed] Plaintiff's Memorandum in Opposition to Defendant's Motions for More Definite Statement and To Correct Defective Summons and Order Thereon; Declaration of Elizabeth Jubin Fujiwara; Certificate of Service; Filed by: GOVPTF Equal Employment Opportunity Comm [LV EOD 06/11/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 10-1) (cnv) (Entered: 06/08/2001)

June 8, 2001

June 8, 2001

11

ORDER Granting Plaintiff's Ex Parte Motion to Extend Time, Accepting Opposition Memorandum for Filing, and Setting Date by which Reply Memorandum is Due; [LV EOD 06/11/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 11-1) (cnv) (Entered: 06/11/2001)

June 11, 2001

June 11, 2001

13

REQUEST by plaintiff's counsel to appear by telephone at hearing for defendant's motion for more definite statement and to correct defective summons; order. (415) 356-5084; Filed by: GOVPTF Equal Employment Opportunity Comm [MCM EOD 06/20/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 13-1) (cnv) (Entered: 06/20/2001)

June 20, 2001

June 20, 2001

14

REPLY memorandum in further support of motion for more definite statement and to strike summons set for 07/12/01 @ 9AM; Filed by: DFT Elm's Incorporated Applies to: DFT Elm's Incorporated, GOVPTF Equal Employment Opportunity Commission [MCM EOD 06/28/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 14-1) (cnv) (Entered: 06/28/2001)

June 28, 2001

June 28, 2001

15

PROOF Of Service for copies of Reply memorandum in further support of motion for more definite statement and to strike summons served upon Elizabeth Fujiwara on 06/29/01; Filed by: DFT Elm's Incorporated [MCM EOD 07/02/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 15-1) (cnv) (Entered: 06/29/2001)

June 29, 2001

June 29, 2001

16

NOTICE of order granting defendant's motion for a more definite statement and denying as moot defendant's motion to strike summons; [MCM EOD 07/12/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 16-1) (cnv) (Entered: 07/12/2001)

July 12, 2001

July 12, 2001

17

MINUTE ENTRY PROCEEDINGS: MOTION FOR MORE DEFINITE STATEMENT Plaintiff was represented via telephone by Attorney Elizabeth Fujiwara. Defendant was represented by Attorney Michael Dotts. Court after hearing arguments, granted the motion for a more definite statement. ; [KLL EOD 07/12/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 17-1) (cnv) (Entered: 07/12/2001)

July 12, 2001

July 12, 2001

18

FIRST amended complaint; certificate of service; Filed by: GOVPTF Equal Employment Opportunity Comm [MCM EOD 07/24/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 18-1) (cnv) (Entered: 07/24/2001)

July 24, 2001

July 24, 2001

19

ANSWER and Demand for Jury Trial; Filed by: DFT Elm's Incorporated [LV EOD 07/30/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 19-1) (cnv) (Entered: 07/30/2001)

July 30, 2001

July 30, 2001

20

PROOF of copy of answer and demand for jury trial upon Elizabeth J. Fujiwara on 07/30/01 via first class mail; Filed by: DFT Elm's Incorporated [MCM EOD 07/31/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 20- 1) (cnv) (Entered: 07/31/2001)

July 31, 2001

July 31, 2001

21

ORDER re case management conference Case management conference - 09/07/01 @ 10:30AM ; [MCM EOD 08/07/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 21-1) (cnv) (Entered: 08/07/2001)

Aug. 7, 2001

Aug. 7, 2001

23

Case Management Conference Statement; Certificate of Service (Conference scheduled for 9/21/01 @ 10:30 AM); Filed by: GOVPTF Equal Employment Opportunity Comm [LV EOD 09/04/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 23-1) (cnv) (Entered: 09/04/2001)

Sept. 4, 2001

Sept. 4, 2001

24

INITIAL DISCLOSURES ; Certificate of Service; Filed by: GOVPTF Equal Employment Opportunity Comm [LV EOD 09/04/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 24-1) (cnv) (Entered: 09/04/2001)

Sept. 4, 2001

Sept. 4, 2001

25

NOTICE of no objection to changing date of case management conference; Filed by: DFT Elm's Incorporated [MCM EOD 09/04/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 25-1) (cnv) (Entered: 09/04/2001)

Sept. 4, 2001

Sept. 4, 2001

26

NOTICE of Rescheduling Case Management Conference from Friday, September 21, 2001 reset to Wed., September 19, 2001 at 8:30 AM.; [LV EOD 09/10/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 26-1) (cnv) (Entered: 09/10/2001)

Sept. 10, 2001

Sept. 10, 2001

27

DEFENDANT'S case management conference statement; Filed by: DFT Elm's Incorporated [MCM EOD 09/17/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 27-1) (cnv) (Entered: 09/17/2001)

Sept. 17, 2001

Sept. 17, 2001

28

DEFENDANT'S pre-discovery disclosure statement; Filed by: DFT Elm's Incorporated [MCM EOD 09/18/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 28-1) (cnv) (Entered: 09/18/2001)

Sept. 18, 2001

Sept. 18, 2001

29

Case Management Scheduling Order; [LV EOD 09/19/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 29-1) (cnv) (Entered: 09/19/2001)

Sept. 19, 2001

Sept. 19, 2001

30

ORDER regarding service of pleadings and notices.; [MGM EOD 10/06/2001] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 30-1) (cnv) (Entered: 10/06/2001)

Oct. 6, 2001

Oct. 6, 2001

31

NOTICE of motion and motion for leave to file third party complaint set for 04/05/02 @ 9am; Filed by: DFT Elm's Incorporated [MCM EOD 03/07/2002] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 31-1) (cnv) (Entered: 03/07/2002)

March 7, 2002

March 7, 2002

32

MEMORANDUM in support of motion for leave to file third party complaint; Filed by: DFT Elm's Incorporated [MCM EOD 03/07/2002] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 32-1) (cnv) (Entered: 03/07/2002)

March 7, 2002

March 7, 2002

33

DECLARATION of Michael W. Dotts in support of motion for leave to file third party complaint; Filed by: DFT Elm's Incorporated [MCM EOD 03/07/2002] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 33-1) (cnv) (Entered: 03/07/2002)

March 7, 2002

March 7, 2002

35

MEMORANDUM PLAINTIFF'S memorandum in opposition to defendant's motion for leave to file third party complaint; exhibit A and certificate of service; Filed by: GOVPTF Equal Employment Opportunity Comm [MCM EOD 03/21/2002] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 35-1) (cnv) (Entered: 03/21/2002)

March 21, 2002

March 21, 2002

36

PROOF of Service (Subpoena - upon Ronilo Reyes); [LV EOD 03/27/2002] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 36-1) (cnv) (Entered: 03/27/2002)

March 27, 2002

March 27, 2002

37

PROOF of Service (Subpoena upon Margarita ALejandro); [LV EOD 03/27/2002] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 37-1) (cnv) (Entered: 03/27/2002)

March 27, 2002

March 27, 2002

38

PROOF of Service (Notice of Deposition for Margarita Alejandro and Notice of Deposition for Ronilo Reyes); [LV EOD 03/27/2002] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 38-1) (cnv) (Entered: 03/27/2002)

March 27, 2002

March 27, 2002

39

REPLY to Plaintiff's Memorandum in Opposition to Defendant's Motion for Leave to File Third-Party Complaint; [LV EOD 03/28/2002] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 39-1) (cnv) (Entered: 03/28/2002)

March 28, 2002

March 28, 2002

40

DECLARATION of Michael W. Dotts in Support of Reply; [LV EOD 03/28/2002] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 40-1) (cnv) (Entered: 03/28/2002)

March 28, 2002

March 28, 2002

41

CONSENT DECREE; ATTACHMENT A; Filed by: GOVPTF Equal Employment Opportunity Comm [MCM EOD 04/10/2002] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 41-1) (cnv) (Entered: 04/10/2002)

April 10, 2002

April 10, 2002

42

PROOF of service of Consent Decree upon Elm's Corporation on 4/11/02; Filed by: GOVPTF Equal Employment Opportunity Comm [MCM EOD 04/11/2002] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 42-1) (cnv) (Entered: 04/11/2002)

April 11, 2002

April 11, 2002

43

NOTICE of filing of the deposition of Mr. Robert Wayne McCausland; [MCM EOD 04/12/2002] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 43-1) (cnv) (Entered: 04/12/2002)

April 12, 2002

April 12, 2002

44

NOTICE of filing of deposition of Mr. Antonio Magtibay; [MCM EOD 04/12/2002] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 44-1) (cnv) (Entered: 04/12/2002)

April 12, 2002

April 12, 2002

45

NOTICE of filing of deposition of Ms. Gemma Soriano; [MCM EOD 04/12/2002] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 45-1) (cnv) (Entered: 04/12/2002)

April 12, 2002

April 12, 2002

46

NOTICE of filing of deposition of Mr. Antonio Soriano; [MCM EOD 04/12/2002] (ORIGINAL GCMS ENTRY 46-1) (cnv) (Entered: 04/12/2002)

April 12, 2002

April 12, 2002

Case Details

State / Territory: Northern Mariana Islands

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: May 1, 2001

Closing Date: April 10, 2002

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

Elm's Incorporated, 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:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits