Case: EEOC v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

7:02-cv-00091 | U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia

Filed Date: Feb. 1, 2002

Closed Date: May 9, 2003

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Case Summary

The Richmond office of the EEOC brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. The complaint was filed in February 2002 and the case was voluntarily dismissed in May 2005. The only document that we have for this case is the docket.

Summary Authors

Elizabeth Glassman (7/10/2007)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Docket [PACER]

May 9, 2003 Docket

Resources

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Docket

Last updated May 12, 2022, 8 p.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link
1

COMPLAINT 100 Day Notice due 5/12/02 for Wal-Mart Stores,Inc. Service due 6/1/02 for Wal-Mart Stores,Inc. (mka) (Entered: 02/05/2002)

Feb. 1, 2002

SUMMONS(ES) issued for Wal-Mart Stores,Inc. (mka)

Feb. 5, 2002
2

100 Day Notice as to ( Wal-Mart Stores,Inc. ) (emh)

May 13, 2002

SUMMONS Returned Executed as to Wal-Mart Stores,Inc. on 5/23/02 Answer due on 6/12/02 for Wal-Mart Stores,Inc. (rkc)

May 30, 2002
3

ANSWER to Complaint by Wal-Mart Stores,Inc. (Attorney James L. Banks Jr.), (rkc)

June 12, 2002

Magistrate's Notice (rkc)

June 13, 2002

CORPORATE DISCLOSURE LETTER; Response due 6/16/02 for Wal-Mart Stores,Inc. (rkc)

June 13, 2002
4

NOTICE of Attorney Appearance for Wal-Mart Stores,Inc. by Robert J. Lloyd III (emh) (Entered: 11/15/2002)

Nov. 14, 2002
5

POSITIVE CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (emh) (Entered: 11/15/2002)

Nov. 14, 2002
6

NOTICE of Change of Address for Defendant's Counsel (James L. Banks, Jr.) by Wal-Mart Stores,Inc. (rkc)

Nov. 29, 2002
7

AGREED PROTECTIVE ORDER, ( signed 3-26-03 by Judge James C. Turk ) [EOD Date 3/28/03] (rkc)

March 28, 2003
8

STIPULATION OF DISMISSAL purs to FRCP 41(a)(1)(ii) (signed by Judge James C. Turk) (rkc)

May 9, 2003

Case closed (rkc)

May 9, 2003

State / Territory: Virginia

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Feb. 1, 2002

Closing Date: May 9, 2003

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

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

None

Source of Relief:

None

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits