Case: EEOC v. Tyson Seafoods Group

2:98-cv-01794 | U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

Filed Date: Dec. 17, 1998

Closed Date: July 30, 1999

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Case Summary

In December 1998, the EEOC district office in Seattle, Washington brought this suit against Tyson Seafoods Group, a national food manufacturer and distributor, in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. The complaint is not currently available. A consent decree was entered in July 1999. The consent decree is currently unavailable.

Summary Authors

Joel Pettit (6/27/2007)

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Docket (PACER)

EEOC v. Tyson Seafood Group

July 30, 1999 Docket


Last updated May 11, 2022, 8 p.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link

COMPLAINT (Summons(es) issued) Receipt # fee waived JURY TRIAL DEMANDED (PM) (Entered: 12/22/1998)

Dec. 17, 1998

AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE upon plaintiff of summons/complaint on 12/17/98 (RS) (Entered: 01/06/1999)

Dec. 30, 1998

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for defendants by David Carl Bratz (RS) (Entered: 01/06/1999)

Jan. 4, 1999

ORDER/NOTICE OF JOINT STATUS REPORT Joint Status Report due 4/19/99 (cc: counsel, Judge) (KERR) (Entered: 02/23/1999)

Feb. 23, 1999

ANSWER to complaint [1-1] by defendants (RS) (Entered: 04/06/1999)

March 31, 1999

JOINT STATUS REPORT filed by all parties. Est. Trial Days: 5 (VK) (Entered: 04/16/1999)

April 14, 1999

MINUTE ORDER SETTING TRIAL DATE & RELATED DATES PURSUANT TO LR 16: by Judge Robert S. Lasnik ; jury trial 4/3/00 ; discovery ddl 12/13/99 ; mtn filing ddl 11/18/99 ; disp mtn ddl 1/6/00; pretrial order ddl 3/13/00 ; trial brief ddl 3/29/00 ; Voir dire/jy inst 3/29/00 ; 39.1 designation effective 12/13/99 (cc: counsel, Judge) (RS) (Entered: 04/29/1999)

April 23, 1999

ORDER OF DISMISSAL by Judge Robert S. Lasnik : Counsel having notified the Court of settlement of this case, and appearing that no issue remains for the Court's determination, IT IS ORDERED that this action and all claims asserted herein are DISMISSED with prejudice and without costs to any party. In the event that settlement is not perfected, any party may move to reopen the case within 60 days of the date of this order (cc: counsel, Judge, GG) (VK) (Entered: 06/28/1999)

June 28, 1999

LODGED ORDER: consent decree (RS) (Entered: 08/04/1999)

July 30, 1999

CONSENT DECREE by parties (RS) (Entered: 08/05/1999)

July 30, 1999

State / Territory: Washington

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Dec. 17, 1998

Closing Date: July 30, 1999

Case Ongoing: No


Plaintiff Description:

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

Plaintiff Type(s):

EEOC Plaintiff

Attorney Organizations:


Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought


Tyson Seafoods Group, Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket


Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:


Source of Relief:


Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree



Disparate Treatment


Direct Suit on Merits