Case: EEOC v. WAL-MART STORES, INC., dba SAM'S CLUB #8259

1:98-cv-00182 | U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Filed Date: March 24, 1998

Closed Date: Feb. 4, 1999

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Case Summary

In March 1998, the San Antonio District Office of the EEOC brought this suit against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. We do not have a copy of the complaint; therefore, the exact allegations involved are unknown. After some scheduling orders and discovery, the parties settled in February 1999. No settlement documentation is available.

Summary Authors

Jason Chester (7/10/2007)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

1:98-cv-00182

Docket

EEOC v. Wal-Mart Stores d/b/a Sam's Wholesale Club

Feb. 4, 1999

Feb. 4, 1999

Docket
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1:98-cv-00182

Agreed Final Judgment

EEOC v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. d/b/a Sam's Wholesale Club

Feb. 3, 1999

Feb. 3, 1999

Order/Opinion

Resources

Docket

Last updated Aug. 9, 2022, 3:16 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link

Case assigned to Honorable Sam Sparks (mh) (Entered: 03/24/1998)

March 24, 1998

March 24, 1998

1

Complaint filed. Filing Fee: $ waived (Pages: 5) (mh) (Entered: 03/24/1998)

March 24, 1998

March 24, 1998

Court file prepared and forwarded to Judge Sparks. (mh) (Entered: 03/24/1998)

March 24, 1998

March 24, 1998

2

Order that the file in the above-styled and immediately transferred this case to the docket of the Honorable James R. Nowlin, as the undersigned owns stock in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (xc 3/30/98) (mh) (Entered: 03/30/1998)

March 30, 1998

March 30, 1998

Case reassigned from Honorable Sam Sparks to Honorable James R. Nowlin (mh) (Entered: 03/30/1998)

March 30, 1998

March 30, 1998

3

Answer by Wal-Mart Stores; jury demand (td) (Entered: 04/22/1998)

April 22, 1998

April 22, 1998

4

Plaintiff's Disclosures. (mc2) (Entered: 05/19/1998)

May 19, 1998

May 19, 1998

RECEIVED -- proposed Schedulint Order. (fe) (Entered: 05/21/1998)

May 21, 1998

May 21, 1998

5

Scheduling order setting Joining of parties, amending of pleadings on 9/1/98 Deadline for filing of all motions 11/27/98 Discovery cutoff 10/30/98 Pretrial conference of attorneys by 12/4/98 Pretrial order to be submitted on or before 12/18/98; Alternate Dispute Resolution Report due by 10/30/98. (Mailed 5/21/98.) (mc2) (Entered: 05/21/1998)

May 21, 1998

May 21, 1998

6

Witness list by EEOC (td) (Entered: 08/27/1998)

Aug. 27, 1998

Aug. 27, 1998

6

Exhibit list by EEOC (td) (Entered: 08/27/1998)

Aug. 27, 1998

Aug. 27, 1998

7

Exhibit list by Wal-Mart Stores (td) (Entered: 09/21/1998)

Sept. 18, 1998

Sept. 18, 1998

7

Designation of expert witness filed by EEOC (td) (Entered: 09/21/1998)

Sept. 18, 1998

Sept. 18, 1998

7

Exhibit list by EEOC (td) (Entered: 09/21/1998)

Sept. 18, 1998

Sept. 18, 1998

8

Motion by EEOC to compel (td) (Entered: 09/24/1998)

Sept. 24, 1998

Sept. 24, 1998

9

Alternate Dispute Resolution Report filed by EEOC, Wal-Mart Stores, Party(s) do not agree to Alternate Dispute Resolution (td) (Entered: 09/30/1998)

Sept. 30, 1998

Sept. 30, 1998

10

SECOND SUPPLEMENTAL Witness list by EEOC (td) (Entered: 10/02/1998)

Oct. 1, 1998

Oct. 1, 1998

10

SECOND SUPPLEMENTAL Exhibit list by EEOC (td) (Entered: 10/02/1998)

Oct. 1, 1998

Oct. 1, 1998

11

Order set docket call for 2:00 10/27/98 (noticed 10/8/98) (td) (Entered: 10/08/1998)

Oct. 7, 1998

Oct. 7, 1998

12

Motion by EEOC to withdraw plaintiff's motion to compel (td) (Entered: 10/09/1998)

Oct. 9, 1998

Oct. 9, 1998

13

Motion by EEOC for leave to file plaintiff's third supplemental CV-16 designation of witnesses and list of exhibits (td) (Entered: 10/09/1998)

Oct. 9, 1998

Oct. 9, 1998

RECEIVED Plaintiff's third supplemental CV-16 designation (td) (Entered: 10/09/1998)

Oct. 9, 1998

Oct. 9, 1998

14

Motion by Wal-Mart Stores for leave to file defendant's first supplemental CV-16 designation of witnesses and list of exhibits (td) (Entered: 10/13/1998)

Oct. 13, 1998

Oct. 13, 1998

RECEIVED Defendant's First Supplemental CV-16 Designation of Witnesses and List of Exhibits (td) (Entered: 10/13/1998)

Oct. 13, 1998

Oct. 13, 1998

15

Order granting motion to withdraw plaintiff's motion to compel [12-1], dismissing as moot motion to compel [8-1] (noticed 10/14/98) (td) (Entered: 10/14/1998)

Oct. 13, 1998

Oct. 13, 1998

16

Order granting motion for leave to file plaintiff's third supplemental CV- 16 designation of witnesses and list of exhibits [13-1] (noticed 10/14/98) (td) (Entered: 10/14/1998)

Oct. 13, 1998

Oct. 13, 1998

17

THIRD SUPPLEMENTAL Witness list by EEOC (td) (Entered: 10/14/1998)

Oct. 13, 1998

Oct. 13, 1998

17

THIRD SUPPLEMENTAL Exhibit list by EEOC (td) (Entered: 10/14/1998)

Oct. 13, 1998

Oct. 13, 1998

18

Order granting motion for leave to file defendant's first supplemental CV- 16 designation of witnesses and list of exhibits [14-1]. (noticed 10/14/98) (td) (Entered: 10/14/1998)

Oct. 14, 1998

Oct. 14, 1998

19

FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL Witness list by Wal-Mart Stores (td) (Entered: 10/14/1998)

Oct. 14, 1998

Oct. 14, 1998

19

FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL Exhibit list by Wal-Mart Stores (td) (Entered: 10/14/1998)

Oct. 14, 1998

Oct. 14, 1998

20

Alternate Dispute Resolution Report filed by EEOC, Wal-Mart Stores, Party(s) do not agree to Alternate Dispute Resolution (td) (Entered: 10/16/1998)

Oct. 16, 1998

Oct. 16, 1998

22

Order granting joint motion to extend time discovery deadline [21-1] extended discovery deadline to 11/30/98 to depose Claudia Fernandez, Jill Wesbecher, Tim Martin and/or Derrick Dillman. All other deadlines remain in effect as outlined in the Court's May 21, 1998 Scheduling Order. (noticed 10/27/98) (td) (Entered: 10/27/1998)

Oct. 26, 1998

Oct. 26, 1998

Docket call held. Parties announced ready. Statements of counsel heard. Granted motion to extend discovery to 11/30/98. Written order forthcoming. Trial date set on 2/22/99. (td) Modified on 10/28/1998 (Entered: 10/28/1998)

Oct. 27, 1998

Oct. 27, 1998

23

ORDER case referred to Alternate Dispute Resolution. (noticed 10/29/98) (td) (Entered: 10/29/1998)

Oct. 28, 1998

Oct. 28, 1998

24

Order set Jury selection and trial for 9:00 2/22/99 (noticed 10/29/98) (td) (Entered: 10/29/1998)

Oct. 28, 1998

Oct. 28, 1998

Jury selection set at 9:00 2/22/99 (td) (Entered: 10/29/1998)

Oct. 28, 1998

Oct. 28, 1998

25

Order On Courtroom Decorum and Trial Procedures (noticed 10/29/98) (td) (Entered: 10/29/1998)

Oct. 28, 1998

Oct. 28, 1998

26

Joint motion by EEOC, Wal-Mart Stores to enter agreed order for consent to mediator (td) (Entered: 11/05/1998)

Nov. 5, 1998

Nov. 5, 1998

27

Joint motion by EEOC, Wal-Mart Stores to enter agred protective order (td) (Entered: 11/16/1998)

Nov. 16, 1998

Nov. 16, 1998

28

Order granting joint motion to enter agred protective order [27-1]. Agreed protective Order filed ( noticed 11/18/98) (td) (Entered: 11/18/1998)

Nov. 17, 1998

Nov. 17, 1998

29

Motion by EEOC, Wal-Mart Stores to extend time to file agreed joint pre-trial order deadline (td) (Entered: 11/20/1998)

Nov. 20, 1998

Nov. 20, 1998

30

Order granting motion to extend time to file agreed joint pre-trial order deadline [29-1] pretrial order due 1/20/99 (noticed 11/23/98) (td) (Entered: 11/23/1998)

Nov. 20, 1998

Nov. 20, 1998

31

Motion by Wal-Mart Stores to extend discovery deadline (td) (Entered: 11/30/1998)

Nov. 30, 1998

Nov. 30, 1998

32

Order granting motion to extend discovery deadline [31-1] extended the Discovery Deadline in the above matter two weeks beyond the mediation date in order to depose Jill Weschbecher and obtain the medical records of Sonia Prieto should the mediation prove unsuccessful. All other deadlines remain in effect. (noticed 12/2/98) (td) (Entered: 12/02/1998)

Dec. 1, 1998

Dec. 1, 1998

33

Joint Written status report on settlement discussions by EEOC, Wal-Mart Stores (td) (Entered: 12/11/1998)

Dec. 11, 1998

Dec. 11, 1998

34

Order dismissing as moot joint motion to enter agreed order for consent to mediator [26-1]. (noticed 12/16/98) (td) (Entered: 12/16/1998)

Dec. 15, 1998

Dec. 15, 1998

35

Motion by EEOC, Wal-Mart Stores to extend time to file agreed joint pre-trial order deadline (td) (Entered: 01/11/1999)

Jan. 11, 1999

Jan. 11, 1999

36

Order granting motion to extend time to file agreed joint pre-trial order deadline [35-1] pretrial order due 2/12/99 (noticed 1/12/99) (td) (Entered: 01/12/1999)

Jan. 11, 1999

Jan. 11, 1999

37

Joint motion by EEOC, Wal-Mart Stores to enter an agreed final judgment (td) (Entered: 02/03/1999)

Feb. 3, 1999

Feb. 3, 1999

38

Order granting joint motion to enter an agreed final judgment [37-1]. (noticed 2/4/99) (td) (Entered: 02/04/1999)

Feb. 3, 1999

Feb. 3, 1999

Case closed (td) (Entered: 02/04/1999)

Feb. 3, 1999

Feb. 3, 1999

39

Agreed Final Judgment filed (Pages: 4) noticed 2/4/99 (td) (Entered: 02/04/1999)

Feb. 4, 1999

Feb. 4, 1999

Case Details

State / Territory: Texas

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: March 24, 1998

Closing Date: Feb. 4, 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

Wal-Mart Stores, 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