Case: EEOC v. IPC COMMUNICATION SERVICES INC

1:01-cv-00064 | U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Filed Date: Jan. 26, 2001

Closed Date: Sept. 19, 2001

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Case Summary

In January 2001, the Detroit office of the EEOC brought this suit against IPC Communication Services Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan. The suit settled, and the court dismissed the case in September 2001. No information was made available pertaining to the nature of the suit or the settlement.

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Kevin Wilemon (6/13/2007)

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1:01-cv-00064

Docket

EEOC v. IPC Communication Services Inc

Sept. 19, 2001

Sept. 19, 2001

Docket

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Docket

Last updated July 24, 2022, 3:12 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT (5 pgs) w/jury demand (cmi) (Entered: 01/29/2001)

Jan. 26, 2001

Jan. 26, 2001

SUMMONS issued as to deft and returned to pltf's rep. (cmi) (Entered: 01/29/2001)

Jan. 26, 2001

Jan. 26, 2001

2

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE by deft adding attorney Jennifer L. Jordan (ddk) (Entered: 03/02/2001)

Feb. 28, 2001

Feb. 28, 2001

3

ANSWER to complaint by deft w/Affirmative and Other Defenses (ddk) (Entered: 03/02/2001)

Feb. 28, 2001

Feb. 28, 2001

4

PROOF OF SERVICE by deft for pldgs 2-3 (ddk) (Entered: 03/02/2001)

Feb. 28, 2001

Feb. 28, 2001

5

ORDER Setting Rule 16 Scheduling Conference by Judge Robert Holmes Bell; status conf set for 1:00 pm on 4/12/01; joint status report to be filed 3 business days prior to the conference (cc: all counsel w/DCM and VFM attachments) (ddk) (Entered: 03/05/2001)

March 2, 2001

March 2, 2001

6

PROOF OF SERVICE by deft for first set of interrog and for first request for production of docs to pltf (ddk) (Entered: 04/04/2001)

April 4, 2001

April 4, 2001

7

JOINT STATUS REPORT by parties; length of jury trial extimated 4 full days (ddk) (Entered: 04/09/2001)

April 9, 2001

April 9, 2001

PROCEEDING before Judge Robert Holmes Bell; Rule 16 Scheduling Conf held ; ct reporter: Kevin Gaugier (ddk) (Entered: 04/16/2001)

April 12, 2001

April 12, 2001

8

FIRST CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER (2 pgs) by Judge Robert Holmes Bell; motions for joinder/amendment by 05/21/01; Disclosures & Exchanges: parties' Rule 26(a)(1) ddl 4/30/01, parties' Rule 26(a)(2) ddl 07/15/01 for exchange of written expert witness reports; pltf's expert witness ddl 6/15/01, deft's expert witness ddl 7/15/01; interrog limited to 25 single part questions; depositions limited to 10 fact witnesses per party; final pretrial conf and trial date shall be set upon resolution of dispositive motions; discovery completed by 10/12/01; dispositive motion filing ddl set for 11/1/01; not submitted to ADR; (cc: all counsel) [EOD Date 4/17/01] (ddk) (Entered: 04/17/2001)

April 13, 2001

April 13, 2001

9

PROOF OF SERVICE by deft for notice of taking deposition of Jamie Bell (gjf) (Entered: 04/27/2001)

April 26, 2001

April 26, 2001

10

MOTION by pltf to compel discovery and to amend first case management order w/brief in support, cert of svc and exhibits A-D (gjf) (Entered: 05/21/2001)

May 18, 2001

May 18, 2001

11

NOTICE of hearing before Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville; on pltf's motion to compel discovery [10-1] and to amend first case management order [10-2]; set for 3:00 p.m. on 6/6/01; brief in opposition must be filed no later than 6/1/01 (cc: all counsel) (gjf) (Entered: 05/21/2001)

May 21, 2001

May 21, 2001

12

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by pltf for First Set of Interrogatories and Request for Production of Documents (lkd) (Entered: 05/23/2001)

May 23, 2001

May 23, 2001

13

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by pltf for Rule 26(a)(1) disclosures (gjf) (Entered: 05/29/2001)

May 25, 2001

May 25, 2001

15

STIPULATION AND ORDER (4 pgs) by Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville: granting pltf's motion to compel discovery [10-1] and to amend first case management order [10-2]; deft shall respond to pltf's initial interrogatories and requests for production of documents by 6/8/01 and the ddl for all motions for joinder of parties and all motions to amend pleadings extended to 7/6/01 (cc: all counsel) (gjf) (Entered: 06/05/2001)

June 5, 2001

June 5, 2001

16

PROOF OF SERVICE by deft for answers to first set of interrogatories and request for production of documents (gjf) (Entered: 06/11/2001)

June 11, 2001

June 11, 2001

17

NOTICE OF WITHDRAWAL (MOTION) by pltf for order to withdraw as pltf's atty w/cert of svc (elc) (Entered: 06/15/2001)

June 14, 2001

June 14, 2001

18

NOTICE OF APPEARANCE; terminating attorney Adele Rapport for EEOC and substituting attorney Trina R. Mengesha w/cert of svc (gjf) (Entered: 06/18/2001)

June 18, 2001

June 18, 2001

19

PROOF OF SERVICE by deft for re-notice of taking deposition (Jamie Bell) (gjf) (Entered: 06/19/2001)

June 19, 2001

June 19, 2001

20

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by pltf for second set of interrogatories to deft (gjf) (Entered: 07/10/2001)

July 9, 2001

July 9, 2001

21

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by pltf for supplemental answers to deft's first set of interrogatories and request for production of documents (gjf) (Entered: 07/18/2001)

July 18, 2001

July 18, 2001

22

PROOF OF SERVICE by deft for answers and objections to EEOC's second set of interrogatories (mdr) (Entered: 08/10/2001)

Aug. 9, 2001

Aug. 9, 2001

23

PROOF OF SERVICE by deft for verified copy of answers and objections to EEOC's second set of interrogatories (mdr) (Entered: 08/14/2001)

Aug. 13, 2001

Aug. 13, 2001

24

STIPULATION AND ORDER (2 pgs) by Chief Judge Robert Holmes Bell dismissing case w/prejudice and w/out costs; terminating case (cc: all counsel) (mdr) (Entered: 09/19/2001)

Sept. 19, 2001

Sept. 19, 2001

Case Details

State / Territory: Michigan

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Jan. 26, 2001

Closing Date: Sept. 19, 2001

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

IPC Communication Services 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