Case: EEOC v. Coast International

2:98-cv-02429 | U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas

Filed Date: Sept. 24, 1998

Closed Date: Jan. 13, 1999

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Case Summary

In September 1998, the EEOC district office in St. Louis, Missouri brought this suit against Coast International, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas. The complaint is currently unavailable. The docket suggests that the case was brought under Title VII. The case was quickly disposed of and a consent decree was entered in January 1999. Although the consent decree is not available, the docket states that defendant would pay three aggrieved parties a total of $60,000 and that the terms of the agreement ran for two years.

Summary Authors

Joel Pettit (6/20/2007)

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Document

2:98-cv-02429

Docket

Jan. 13, 1999

Jan. 13, 1999

Docket

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Docket

Last updated Aug. 9, 2022, 3:07 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT w/designation of place of trial - Kansas City, Kansas; Summons(es) issued w/jury demand (YH) (Entered: 09/25/1998)

Sept. 24, 1998

Sept. 24, 1998

FILING FEE PAID: waived on 9/24/98 U.S. plaintiff (YH) (Entered: 09/25/1998)

Sept. 24, 1998

Sept. 24, 1998

2

MOTION by plaintiff for attorney Rebecca S. Smith to appear pro hac vice referred to Judge Kathryn H. Vratil (YH) (Entered: 09/25/1998)

Sept. 24, 1998

Sept. 24, 1998

3

NOTICE TO COUNSEL ENTERERED: by Judge Kathryn H. Vratil: A Scheduling Conference will be held in the immediate future. All counsel and unrepresented parties shall be present at the conference. Plaintiff or counsel for plaintiff is required to notify all opposing counsel or unrepresented parties of this conference and to provide them copies of this order. (cc: all counsel) (YH) (Entered: 10/15/1998)

Oct. 14, 1998

Oct. 14, 1998

4

AMENDMED MOTION by plaintiff EEOC amending by plaintiff EEOC motion by plaintiff for attorney Rebecca S. Smith to appear pro hac vice referred to Judge Kathryn H. Vratil [2-1] referred to Judge Kathryn H. Vratil (YH) (Entered: 10/16/1998)

Oct. 15, 1998

Oct. 15, 1998

SUMMONS issued as to defendant Coast International (YH) (Entered: 10/19/1998)

Oct. 16, 1998

Oct. 16, 1998

5

ORDER ENTERED: by Judge Kathryn H. Vratil granting motion amending by plaintiff EEOC motion by plaintiff for attorney Rebecca S. Smith to appear pro hac vice [2-1] referred to Judge Kathryn H. Vratil [4-1], granting motion by plaintiff for attorney Rebecca Smith to appear pro hac vice [2-1] (cc: all counsel) (YH) (Entered: 10/21/1998)

Oct. 20, 1998

Oct. 20, 1998

6

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE of Offer of Judgment by defendant (KM) (Entered: 11/04/1998)

Nov. 3, 1998

Nov. 3, 1998

7

WAIVER OF SERVICE of summons by defendant Coast International sent on 10/6/98 and signed on 10/30/98 (YH) (Entered: 11/06/1998)

Nov. 6, 1998

Nov. 6, 1998

8

CONSENT DECREE by Judge Kathryn H. Vratil; The consent of the parties for purposes of settlement, shall not constitute an adjudication on the merits of this lawsuit and shall not be construed as an admission by Defendant; Defendant will

Jan. 13, 1999

Jan. 13, 1999

Case Details

State / Territory: Kansas

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 24, 1998

Closing Date: Jan. 13, 1999

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

Coast International, Inc., 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:

Damages

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Amount Defendant Pays: 60000

Order Duration: 1999 - 2001

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits