Case: EEOC v. CALPINE CORPORATION

3:04-cv-02402 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Filed Date: June 17, 2004

Closed Date: March 23, 2005

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Case Summary

EEOC's San Francisco, CA office filed this lawsuit based on Title VII and the Equal Pay Act against the defendant, Calpine Corporation. The case was filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California (San Francisco) on 06/17/2004. EEOC alleged on behalf of a female employee at defendant's Middletown, CA facility that she was subject to less pay than her male counterparts for doing substantially same work. The complainant did not intervene in the lawsuit or file a separate lawsuit.

The defendant requested Early Neutral Evaluation in December, 2004. The parties settled prior to the scheduled ENE session and the case was voluntarily dismissed on 03/23/2005. It is unknown what type of relief was obtained on behalf of EEOC and the individual complainant.

Summary Authors

Justin Kanter (7/2/2007)

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3:04-cv-02402

Docket

EEOC v. Calpine Corporation

March 23, 2005

March 23, 2005

Docket
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3:04-cv-02402

Complaint

EEOC v. Calpine Corporation

June 17, 2004

June 17, 2004

Complaint
20

3:04-cv-02402

Stipulation to Dismiss

EEOC v. Calpine Corporation

March 23, 2005

March 23, 2005

Order/Opinion

Resources

Docket

Last updated Aug. 12, 2022, 3:11 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
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COMPLAINT & Demand for Jury Trial - [Summons Issued] against Calpine Corporation [Filing Fee: Waived/Government Entered on 6/17/04]. Filed by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (tn, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/17/2004) Additional attachment(s) added on 7/15/2004 (tn, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 06/18/2004)

June 17, 2004

June 17, 2004

Summons Issued as to Calpine Corporation. (tn, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/17/2004) (Entered: 06/18/2004)

June 17, 2004

June 17, 2004

2

ADR SCHEDULING ORDER: Case Management Statement due by 10/27/2004 & Initial Case Management Conference set for 1:30 p.m. on 11/3/2004. (Attachments: # 1 Standing Order).(tn, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/17/2004) (Entered: 06/18/2004)

June 17, 2004

June 17, 2004

CASE DESIGNATED for Electronic Filing. (tn, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/17/2004) (Entered: 06/18/2004)

June 17, 2004

June 17, 2004

3

CLERK'S NOTICE RE CONSENT OR DECLINATION TO PROCEED BEFORE MAGISTRATE JUDGE; COUNSEL TO RESPOND BY 7/8/04 (bpf, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/24/2004) (Entered: 06/24/2004)

June 24, 2004

June 24, 2004

4

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Proof of Service (Offen-Brown, David) (Filed on 7/1/2004) (Entered: 07/01/2004)

July 1, 2004

July 1, 2004

5

Declination to Proceed Before a U.S. Magistrate Judge by Calpine Corporation. (Miller, Stuart) (Filed on 7/7/2004) (Entered: 07/07/2004)

July 7, 2004

July 7, 2004

6

ANSWER to Complaint by Calpine Corporation. (Yoo, Salle) (Filed on 7/7/2004) (Entered: 07/07/2004)

July 7, 2004

July 7, 2004

7

CLERK'S NOTICE To Plaintiff's Counsel re: Failure to E-File and/or Failure to Register as an E-Filer. (tn, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/12/2004) (Entered: 07/12/2004)

July 12, 2004

July 12, 2004

8

CLERK'S NOTICE of Impending Reassignment to U.S. District Judge (bpf, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/26/2004) (Entered: 10/26/2004)

Oct. 26, 2004

Oct. 26, 2004

9

ORDER REASSIGNING CASE. Case reassigned to Judge Susan Illston for all further proceedings. Judge Edward M. Chen no longer assigned to case. Signed by Executive Committee on 10/27/04. (as, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/27/2004) (Entered: 10/27/2004)

Oct. 27, 2004

Oct. 27, 2004

10

CLERK'S NOTICE setting initial case management to occur on 12/17/04 @ 2 p.m. (Attachments: # 1) (ts, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/9/2004) (Entered: 11/09/2004)

Nov. 9, 2004

Nov. 9, 2004

Set Deadlines/Hearings: Initial Case Management Conference set for 12/17/2004 02:00 PM. (ys, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/9/2004) (Entered: 11/10/2004)

Nov. 9, 2004

Nov. 9, 2004

11

NOTICE by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of Substitution of Lead Counsel (Cheung, Raymond) (Filed on 11/10/2004) (Entered: 11/10/2004)

Nov. 10, 2004

Nov. 10, 2004

12

ADR Clerks Notice re: Failure to Comply with Court Order. (tjs, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/1/2004) (Entered: 12/01/2004)

Dec. 1, 2004

Dec. 1, 2004

13

JOINT CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT AND PROPOSED ORDER filed by Calpine Corporation. (Miller, Stuart) (Filed on 12/10/2004) (Entered: 12/10/2004)

Dec. 10, 2004

Dec. 10, 2004

14

STIPULATION and Proposed Order selecting Early Neutral Evaluation by Calpine Corporation, Calpine Corporation ADR L.R. 3-5 - ADR CERTIFICATION (Miller, Stuart) (Filed on 12/10/2004) (Entered: 12/10/2004)

Dec. 10, 2004

Dec. 10, 2004

15

Minute Entry: Initial Case Management Conference held on 12/17/2004 before Illston (Date Filed: 12/21/2004). Case continued to 4/29/05 @ 2:30 P.M. for Further Case Management ConferenceCase continued to 11/4/05 @ 9:00 A.M. for Motions(Motion due 9/30/05, Opposition 10/14/05 Reply 10/21/05)Case continued to 1/24/06 @ 3:30 P.M. for Pretrial ConferenceCase continued to 2/6/05 @ 8:30 A.M. for Trial (Jury:8 Days)Discovery Cutoff: 8/26/05 Designate Experts by: 7/22/05, Rebuttal: 8/8/05Expert Discovery Cutoff:8/26/05case referred tp ene () (ts, COURT STAFF) (Date Filed: 12/21/2004) (Entered: 12/21/2004)

Dec. 21, 2004

Dec. 21, 2004

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ORDER REFERRING CASE to Early Neutral Evaluation. Signed by Judge Illston on 12/17/04. (ts, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/21/2004) (Entered: 12/21/2004)

Dec. 21, 2004

Dec. 21, 2004

Set Deadlines/Hearings: Non-Expert Discovery due by 8/26/2005. Motions due by 9/30/2005. Case Management Conference set for 4/29/2005 02:30 PM. Jury Trial set for 2/6/2006 08:30 AM. Motion Hearing set for 11/4/2005 09:00 AM. Pretrial Conference set for 1/24/2006 03:30 PM. (ys, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/21/2004) (Entered: 12/22/2004)

Dec. 21, 2004

Dec. 21, 2004

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ADR Clerk's Notice dated 1/27/2005 appointing Jody I. LeWitter as ENE Evaluator. (cmf, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/27/2005) (Entered: 01/27/2005)

Jan. 27, 2005

Jan. 27, 2005

Evaluator hopes to conduct the Pre ENE phone conference by 2/15/2005. (cmf, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/8/2005) (Entered: 02/08/2005)

Feb. 8, 2005

Feb. 8, 2005

ADR Remark: Case Settled prior to ENE session. ENE process is complete. (cmf, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/25/2005) (Entered: 02/25/2005)

Feb. 25, 2005

Feb. 25, 2005

19

STIPULATION of Dismissal by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Cheung, Raymond) (Filed on 3/18/2005) (Entered: 03/18/2005)

March 18, 2005

March 18, 2005

20

ORDER DISMISSING CASE. Signed by Judge Illston on 3/22/05. (ts, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/23/2005) (Entered: 03/23/2005)

March 23, 2005

March 23, 2005

Case Details

State / Territory: California

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Multi-LexSum (in sample)

Key Dates

Filing Date: June 17, 2004

Closing Date: March 23, 2005

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

Calpine Corporation (Middletown, CA), Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Equal Pay Act, 29 U.S.C. § 206(d)

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

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Voluntary Dismissal

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

Discrimination-area:

Other Conditions of Employment (including assignment, transfer, hours, working conditions, etc)

Pay / Benefits

Discrimination-basis:

Sex discrimination

Affected Gender:

Female

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits