Case: EEOC v. BEST BUY COMPANY INC

2:00-cv-04867 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Filed Date: Sept. 26, 2000

Closed Date: Nov. 6, 2001

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Case Summary

The Philadelphia Office of the EEOC brought this suit against Best Buy Company, Inc in September 2000 in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia). Only the docket is available for this case. The court granted a private plaintiff's motion for consolidation with (2:00-cv-05460-JF) and intervention in November 2000, and three additional defendants were brought in to this case. After the court denied one individual defendant's motion to dismiss, or in the alternative for summary judgment, the case was settled by entry of consent decree in November 2001. A copy of the consent decree is not available.

Summary Authors

Kevin Wilemon (6/5/2008)

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Document

2:00-cv-04867

Docket (PACER)

Equal Employ v. Best Buy Inc

Nov. 6, 2001

Nov. 6, 2001

Docket

Resources

Docket

Last updated July 19, 2022, 3:16 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

Complaint. filing fee $ 150 receipt # 745725 (aam) (Entered: 10/27/2000)

Oct. 27, 2000

Oct. 27, 2000

2

Request for Waiver of Service by PLAINTIFF BARON FRALIN as to DEFENDANT BEST BUY INC, DEFENDANT SHERRY SINGLETARY, DEFENDANT MICHAEL BONNELLI, DEFENDANT CHRIS WEIDNER, 10/27/00. Waiver of Service due by 11/26/00 for BEST BUY for SHERRY SINGLETARY, for MICHAEL BONNELLI, for CHRIS WEIDNER. (aam) (Entered: 10/27/2000)

Oct. 27, 2000

Oct. 27, 2000

Demand for jury trial by PLAINTIFF BARON FRALIN (aam) (Entered: 10/27/2000)

Oct. 27, 2000

Oct. 27, 2000

Standard Case Management Track. (aam) (Entered: 10/27/2000)

Oct. 27, 2000

Oct. 27, 2000

3

MOTION by PLAINTIFF BARON FRALIN TO INTERVENE AS A MATTER OF RIGHT , CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE. (fdc) (Entered: 11/03/2000)

Nov. 3, 2000

Nov. 3, 2000

Case closed (kv) (Entered: 11/16/2000)

Nov. 15, 2000

Nov. 15, 2000

Case reassigned to JUDGE JOHN P. FULLAM (fdc) (Entered: 12/14/2000)

Nov. 15, 2000

Nov. 15, 2000

5

Appearance of PETER D. BLUDMAN for DEFENDANT BEST BUY INC; Jury Trial Demanded. (dt) (Entered: 11/21/2000)

Nov. 21, 2000

Nov. 21, 2000

6

Waiver of Service Returned Executed as to DEFENDANT BEST BUY INC, DEFENDANT SHERRY SINGLETARY, DEFENDANT CHRIS WEIDNER 11/1/00 Answer due on 12/31/00 for CHRIS WEIDNER, for SHERRY SINGLETARY, for BEST BUY INC . (fdc) (Entered: 12/06/2000)

Dec. 6, 2000

Dec. 6, 2000

7

MOTION BY DEFENDANT BEST BUY INC FOR CHARLES O. LENTZ, ESQ. AND THOMAS C. KAYSER, ESQ. TO APPEAR PRO HAC VICE , CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE. (fdc) (Entered: 12/13/2000)

Dec. 13, 2000

Dec. 13, 2000

8

ORDER THAT THE DEFENDANT'S MOTION FOR CHARLES O. LENTZ, ESQ. AND THOMAS C. KAYSER, ESQ. TO APPEAR PRO HAC VICE IS GRANTED. ( SIGNED BY JUDGE JOHN P. FULLAM ) 1/11/01 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED AND FAXED. (fdc) (Entered: 01/11/2001)

Jan. 11, 2001

Jan. 11, 2001

9

ORDER THAT DEFENDANT CHERYL SINGLETARY'S MOTION TO DISMISS IS DENIED. ( SIGNED BY JUDGE JOHN P. FULLAM ) 3/13/01 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED AND FAXED. (fdc) (Entered: 03/13/2001)

March 12, 2001

March 12, 2001

Case Details

State / Territory: Pennsylvania

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 26, 2000

Closing Date: Nov. 6, 2001

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

Chris Weidner, Private Entity/Person

Michael Bonnelli, Private Entity/Person

Sherry Singletary, Private Entity/Person

Best Buy Company, 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:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits

Private Party intervened in EEOC suit