Case: EEOC v. METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY

4:01-cv-00215 | U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Filed Date: Jan. 19, 2001

Closed Date: July 30, 2001

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Case Summary

In January 2001, the EEOC district office in Houston, Texas brought this action against the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. The complaint alleged that the defendant violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act by causing an employee to be denied a desired transfer in retaliation for his earlier filing of an age discrimination complaint.

The parties settled in July 2001. No settlement documentation is available.

Summary Authors

Jason Chester (7/24/2007)

People


Judge(s)

Johnson, Nancy A. (Florida)

Judge(s)

Johnson, Nancy A. (Florida)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

4:01-cv-00215

Docket (PACER)

EEOC v. Metropolitan Life

July 30, 2001

July 30, 2001

Docket
1

4:01-cv-00215

Complaint

EEOC v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

Jan. 19, 2001

Jan. 19, 2001

Complaint
16

4:01-cv-00215

Stipulation of Dismissal

EEOC v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

July 16, 2001

July 16, 2001

Pleading / Motion / Brief

Resources

Docket

Last updated Sept. 3, 2022, 3:14 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT by EEOC, filed; (psmith) (Entered: 01/24/2001)

Jan. 19, 2001

Jan. 19, 2001

2

Order setting Initial Pretrial and Scheduling Conference on 8:45 4/25/01 before Magistrate Judge Nancy K. Johnson and Order to Disclose Interested Persons, filed. Parties notified. (psmith) (Entered: 01/24/2001)

Jan. 19, 2001

Jan. 19, 2001

SUMMONS issued (1) (psmith) (Entered: 01/24/2001)

Jan. 19, 2001

Jan. 19, 2001

4

CERTIFICATE OF INTERESTED PARTIES by Metropolitan Life , filed. (sguevara) (Entered: 02/22/2001)

Feb. 21, 2001

Feb. 21, 2001

5

DEFT'S UNOPPOSED MOTION for extension of time to file initial response by Metropolitan Life, Motion Docket Date 3/18/01 [5-1] motion , filed. (ddarneille) (Entered: 02/26/2001)

Feb. 26, 2001

Feb. 26, 2001

6

CERTIFICATE OF INTERESTED PARTIES by EEOC , filed. (sguevara) (Entered: 03/01/2001)

March 1, 2001

March 1, 2001

7

ORDER granting [5-1] motion for extension of time to file initial response set answer due for 3/8/01 for Metropolitan Life , entered; Parties notified. ( signed by Judge John D. Rainey ) (fmremp) (Entered: 03/02/2001)

March 1, 2001

March 1, 2001

8

MOTION with brief in support to dismiss , in the alternative for summary judgment by Metropolitan Life, Motion Docket Date 3/28/01 [8-1] motion, 3/28/01 [8-2] motion , filed (hlerma) (Entered: 03/12/2001)

March 8, 2001

March 8, 2001

9

JOINT MOTION to extend deadline for pltf's respond to deft's motion to dismiss or alternatively, for summary judment until May 5, 2001 , and to postpone the scheduling conference by EEOC, Metropolitan Life , filed (sguevara) (Entered: 04/03/2001)

March 30, 2001

March 30, 2001

10

ORDER granting [9-1] joint motion to extend deadline for pltf's respond to deft's motion to dismiss or alternatively, for summary judment until May 5, 2001 granting [9-2] joint motion to postpone the scheduling conference reset scheduling conference for 8:45 7/5/01 before Magistrate Judge Nancy K. Johnson , entered; Parties notified. ( signed by Judge John D. Rainey ) (fmremp) (Entered: 04/12/2001)

April 11, 2001

April 11, 2001

Deadline updated; Response to motion reset to 5/5/01 for [8-1] motion to dismiss, reset to 5/5/01 for [8-2] motion for summary judgment (fmremp) (Entered: 04/12/2001)

April 11, 2001

April 11, 2001

11

SECOND JOINT MOTION to extend time deadline for pltf's response to deft's motion to dismiss, or in the alternative, for summary judgment until May 25, 2001 by EEOC, Metropolitan Life , filed (sguevara) (Entered: 04/26/2001)

April 26, 2001

April 26, 2001

12

ORDER granting [11-1] joint motion to extend time deadline for pltf's response to deft's motion to dismiss, or in the alternative, for summary judgment until May 25, 2001. Response to motion reset to 5/25/01 for [8-1] motion to dismiss, reset to 5/25/01 for [8-2] motion for summary judgment , Motion Docket Date 5/25/01 [8-1] motion to dismiss, 5/25/01 [8-2] motion for summary judgment , entered; Parties notified. ( signed by Judge John D. Rainey ) (psmith) (Entered: 04/30/2001)

April 30, 2001

April 30, 2001

13

Alternate Dispute Resolution Provider MEMORANDUM by Mediator, Alvin Zimmerman, filed. The case referred to ADR has been settled (mhorn) (Entered: 05/17/2001)

May 11, 2001

May 11, 2001

Alternative Dispute Resolution Questionaire mailed to all parties of record. (mhorn) (Entered: 05/17/2001)

May 17, 2001

May 17, 2001

15

Notice of change of address and firm by counsel (Mark Shank) for deft Metropolitan Life , filed. (sguevara) (Entered: 06/19/2001)

June 18, 2001

June 18, 2001

16

STIPULATION of dismissal by EEOC, Metropolitan Life , filed (sguevara) (Entered: 07/17/2001)

July 16, 2001

July 16, 2001

17

ORDER OF DISMISSAL, entered: The parties' stipulation of dismissal having been filed, this case is DISMISSED with prejudice to its later refiling. Parties notified. ( signed by Judge John D. Rainey ) (psmith) (Entered: 07/31/2001)

July 30, 2001

July 30, 2001

Case closed (psmith) (Entered: 07/31/2001)

July 30, 2001

July 30, 2001

Case Details

State / Territory: Texas

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Multi-LexSum (in sample)

Key Dates

Filing Date: Jan. 19, 2001

Closing Date: July 30, 2001

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

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. §§ 621 et seq.

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Voluntary Dismissal

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

Retaliation

Discrimination-area:

Other Conditions of Employment (including assignment, transfer, hours, working conditions, etc)

Discrimination-basis:

Age discrimination

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits