Case: EEOC v. Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

1:97-cv-03120 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama

Filed Date: Dec. 1, 1997

Closed Date: May 19, 1998

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Case Summary

In December 1997, the Birmingham District Office of the EEOC brought this suit against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in the U.S. District for the Northern District of Alabama. The charging party intervened in the suit in February 1998. The parties settled by entry of a settlement agreement in May 1998. No information on the nature of the suit or the settlement agreement was made available.

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Kevin Wilemon (6/7/2007)

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Document

1:97-cv-03120

Docket [PACER]

EEOC v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

May 20, 1998

May 20, 1998

Docket
13

1:97-cv-03120

[Order Granting] Motion to Intervene

EEOC v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Feb. 27, 1998

Feb. 27, 1998

Order/Opinion
24

1:97-cv-03120

[Order Approving] Stipulation of Dismissal

EEOC v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

May 19, 1998

May 19, 1998

Order/Opinion

Resources

Docket

Last updated Sept. 4, 2022, 3:13 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT filed, (MAA) (Entered: 12/09/1997)

Dec. 1, 1997

Dec. 1, 1997

SUMMONS and complaint issued del USM (MAA) (Entered: 12/11/1997)

Dec. 11, 1997

Dec. 11, 1997

2

SUMMONS and complaint returned executed: upon defendant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc on 12/16/97 filed (CJV) (Entered: 12/18/1997)

Dec. 18, 1997

Dec. 18, 1997

3

ANSWER by defendant w/appear by atty(s) Charles A Powell III filed cs (Former Employee) (Entered: 12/30/1997)

Dec. 29, 1997

Dec. 29, 1997

4

MOTION by defendant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc to strike jury demand filed cs (Former Employee) (Entered: 12/30/1997)

Dec. 29, 1997

Dec. 29, 1997

5

RESPONSE by plaintiff to motion to strike jury demand [4-1] filed cs (MAA) (Entered: 01/08/1998)

Jan. 7, 1998

Jan. 7, 1998

6

Report of Parties (form 35) of compliance with FRCP 26 filed (MAA) (Entered: 01/12/1998)

Jan. 9, 1998

Jan. 9, 1998

7

ORDER -Brief in support of def's motion to strike shall be delivered to court's chambers by close of business 1/20/98; briefs in opposition due 2/2/98, reply brief due 2/9/98. filed ( by Judge Edwin L. Nelson ) cm (MAA) (Entered: 01/12/1998)

Jan. 12, 1998

Jan. 12, 1998

8

NOTICE of withdrawal of motion to strike jury demand.filed by defendant cs (MAA) (Entered: 01/20/1998)

Jan. 20, 1998

Jan. 20, 1998

10

MOTION by defendant for attorney M. Jefferson Starling, III to appear pro hac vice filed cs (MAA) (Entered: 02/04/1998)

Feb. 4, 1998

Feb. 4, 1998

11

10 - ORDER granting motion for attorney M. Jefferson Starling, III to appear pro hac vice [10-1] subject to payment of required fee ( by Judge Edwin L. Nelson ) entered cm (MAA) (Entered: 02/05/1998)

Feb. 5, 1998

Feb. 5, 1998

PRO HAC VICE admission fee paid on 2/18/98 receipt # 200 123607 (MAA) (Entered: 02/18/1998)

Feb. 18, 1998

Feb. 18, 1998

PRO HAC VICE admission fee paid on 2/23/98 receipt # 200 123703 (MAA) (Entered: 02/23/1998)

Feb. 23, 1998

Feb. 23, 1998

12

MOTION by Reginald Garrett to intervene filed cs (MAA) (Entered: 02/26/1998)

Feb. 25, 1998

Feb. 25, 1998

13

12 - ORDER granting motion to intervene [12-1] Reginald Garrett as intv pla ( by Judge Edwin L. Nelson ) entered cm (MAA) (Entered: 02/27/1998)

Feb. 27, 1998

Feb. 27, 1998

14

INTERVENOR complaint filed by Reginald Garrett intvp filed cs (MAA) (Entered: 02/27/1998)

Feb. 27, 1998

Feb. 27, 1998

15

ORDER -INITIAL ORDER GOVERNING PROCEEDINGS IN THIS ACTION. Terms and conditions regarding Rule 26, atty fees, cases that require EEOC charges (supplementing complaint), summary judgmentmotions, fictitios partis. filed ( by Judge Edwin L. Nelson ) cm (MAA) (Entered: 02/27/1998)

Feb. 27, 1998

Feb. 27, 1998

16

ORDER scheduling that ;discovery cutoff 11/1/98 ;jury trial set 5/10/99 by Judge Edwin L. Nelson entered cm (MAA) (Entered: 02/27/1998)

Feb. 27, 1998

Feb. 27, 1998

19

Notice of defendant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc of filing of attorney time records in response to order # [15-1] w/sealed envelope of time records attached filed cs (MAA) (Entered: 03/18/1998)

March 5, 1998

March 5, 1998

18

Notice of intervenor-plaintiff Reginald Garrett of filing of attorney time records in response to order # [15-1] attached filed cs (MAA) (Entered: 03/18/1998)

March 11, 1998

March 11, 1998

17

RESPONSE by plaintiff to order [15-1] (EEOC supplement) filed cs (MAA) (Entered: 03/12/1998)

March 12, 1998

March 12, 1998

20

Notice of defendant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc of filing of attorney time records in response to order # w/sealed envelope of time records attached filed cs (Former Employee) (Entered: 04/10/1998)

April 9, 1998

April 9, 1998

21

Notice of defendant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc of filing of attorney time records in response to order # [16-1] w/sealed envelope of time records attached filed cs (Former Employee) (Entered: 05/14/1998)

May 12, 1998

May 12, 1998

22

STIPULATION of dismissal by parties filed cs (MAA) (Entered: 05/15/1998)

May 15, 1998

May 15, 1998

23

NOTICE of settlement agreement.filed by plaintiff, defendant (MAA) (Entered: 05/15/1998)

May 15, 1998

May 15, 1998

24

22 - ORDER approved stipulation of dismissal [22-1] ( by Judge Edwin L. Nelson ) entered cm (MAA) (Entered: 05/19/1998)

May 19, 1998

May 19, 1998

Case Details

State / Territory: Alabama

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Dec. 1, 1997

Closing Date: May 19, 1998

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

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

Plaintiff Type(s):

EEOC Plaintiff

Private Plaintiff

Attorney Organizations:

EEOC

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: Unknown

Class Action Outcome: Unknown

Defendants

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Private Entity/Person

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Private Entity/Person

Case Details

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

Private Party intervened in EEOC suit