Case: EEOC v. Iron Mountain, Inc.

2:98-cv-75500 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Filed Date: Dec. 28, 1998

Closed Date: May 30, 2000

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Case Summary

The EEOC's Detroit district office sued Iron Mountain, Incorporated and Leonard Archives Acquisition Corporation, on December 28, 1998 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. The EEOC's cause of action is unknown because the docket is the only document available for this case. The parties entered into a settlement agreement on May 19, 2000, the contents of which are unknown.

Summary Authors

Aaron Weismann (7/19/2007)

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Document

2:98-cv-75500

Docket (PACER)

EEOC v. Iron Mtn Inc, et al

May 30, 2000

May 30, 2000

Docket

Resources

Docket

Last updated Sept. 4, 2022, 3:07 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT with jury demand - Receipt # USA (dp) (Entered: 12/30/1998)

Dec. 28, 1998

Dec. 28, 1998

2

AFFIRMATIVE defenses by defendant Iron Mtn Inc. (cf) (Entered: 03/01/1999)

Feb. 26, 1999

Feb. 26, 1999

3

PROPOSED pretrial scheduling order by Judge Anna Diggs Taylor - setting deadline for discovery for 8/9/99 , setting deadline for filing motions for 10/8/99 , setting final pretrial conference for 2:00 12/2/99 , setting civil jury trial for 10:00 1/18/00 , setting deadline for amended pleadings for 5/10/99 with proof of mailing (nh) (Entered: 04/08/1999)

April 8, 1999

April 8, 1999

4

OBJECTIONS by plaintiff EEOC to proposed scheduling order (document 3) with proof of mailing (dp) (Entered: 04/22/1999)

April 21, 1999

April 21, 1999

5

ORDER by Judge Anna Diggs Taylor amending proposed scheduling order and extending deadline for any amendments adding parties for 6/10/99 . (cf) (Entered: 05/06/1999)

May 5, 1999

May 5, 1999

6

MOTION by plaintiff EEOC to add Leonard Archives Acquisition Corporation as a party and for leave to file and amended complaint with brief, exhibits 1-8 and proof of mailing (dp) (Entered: 06/11/1999)

June 10, 1999

June 10, 1999

7

SCHEDULING and briefing order by Judge Anna Diggs Taylor, setting hearing on motion to add Leonard Archives Acquisition Corporation as a party [6-1] and for leave to file and amended complaint by EEOC [6-2] for 11:00 7/12/99 with proof of mailing [EOD Date 6/18/99] (LS) (Entered: 06/18/1999)

June 17, 1999

June 17, 1999

8

RESPONSE in opposition by defendant Iron Mtn Inc to motion to add Leonard Archives Acquisition Corporation as a party by EEOC [6-1], and motion for leave to file and amended complaint by EEOC [6-2] with proof of mailing (nh) (Entered: 07/13/1999)

July 9, 1999

July 9, 1999

MOTION hearing not held on motion to add Leonard Archives Acquisition Corporation as a party by EEOC [6-1] and motion for leave to file and amended complaint by EEOC [6-2] - disposition: adjourned to 7/19/99 - Judge Anna Diggs (ss) (Entered: 07/13/1999)

July 12, 1999

July 12, 1999

9

REPLY by plaintiff EEOC to response in opposition to motion to add Leonard Archives Acquisition Corporation as a party by EEOC [6-1], and motion for leave to file and amended complaint by EEOC [6-2] with exhibit 1 and proof of mailing (nh) (Entered: 07/15/1999)

July 15, 1999

July 15, 1999

10

PROOF of mailing by plaintiff of reply to defendant's brief in opposition to plaintiff's motion to add party and to file an amended complaint (LS) (Entered: 07/19/1999)

July 16, 1999

July 16, 1999

12

ORDER by Judge Anna Diggs Taylor setting hearing on motion to add Leonard Archives Acquisition Corporation as a party [6-1] and for leave to file and amended complaint by EEOC [6-2] for 10:00 on 8/16/99 [EOD Date 8/4/99]; with proof of mailing (dp) (Entered: 08/04/1999)

July 30, 1999

July 30, 1999

11

MOTION by defendant Iron Mtn Inc to correctly name defendant with brief and proof of mailing. (cf) (Entered: 08/03/1999)

Aug. 2, 1999

Aug. 2, 1999

14

RESPONSE by defendant to motion to modify the scheduling order by EEOC [13-1] with brief, attachment 1 and proof of mailing (cm) (Entered: 08/23/1999)

Aug. 20, 1999

Aug. 20, 1999

15

RESPONSE brief in opposition by plaintiff EEOC to motion to correctly name defendant by Iron Mtn Inc [11-1] with proof of mailing (nh) (Entered: 08/26/1999)

Aug. 25, 1999

Aug. 25, 1999

16

PROOF of mailing of defendant's first interrogatories to plaintiff; defendant's first request for production of doucments to plaintiff (lg) (Entered: 09/02/1999)

Sept. 1, 1999

Sept. 1, 1999

17

REPLY by plaintiff EEOC to response to motion to modify the scheduling order by EEOC [13-1] with proof of mailing (lg) (Entered: 09/07/1999)

Sept. 3, 1999

Sept. 3, 1999

18

REPLY by defendant Iron Mtn Inc to response to motion to correctly name defendant by Iron Mtn Inc [11-1] with proof of mailing (lg) (Entered: 09/07/1999)

Sept. 3, 1999

Sept. 3, 1999

19

ORDER - scheduling and briefing by Judge Anna Diggs Taylor, setting hearing on motion to correctly name defendant by Iron Mtn Inc [11-1] for 11:00 9/27/99, motion to add Leonard Archives Acquisition Corporation as a party by EEOC [6-1] for 11:00 9/27/99, and motion for leave to file and amended complaint by EEOC [6-2] for 11:00 9/27/99 . [EOD Date 9/9/99] (cf) (Entered: 09/09/1999)

Sept. 8, 1999

Sept. 8, 1999

20

SUBSTITUTION for defendant Iron Mtn Inc of attorneys Seth M. Lloyd and Jeffrey S. Kopp in place of attorney C. John Holmquist Jr. (dp) (Entered: 09/28/1999)

Sept. 27, 1999

Sept. 27, 1999

22

CONSENT by defendant Iron Mtn Inc to substitution of attorney for defendant [20-1] [EOD Date: 10/14/99] (nh) (Entered: 10/14/1999)

Sept. 27, 1999

Sept. 27, 1999

21

SUPPLEMENTAL brief by defendant in support of motion to correctly name defendant by Iron Mtn Inc [11-1] with exhibit A and proof of mailing (cm) (Entered: 10/01/1999)

Sept. 30, 1999

Sept. 30, 1999

MOTION hearing held on motion to add Leonard Archives Acquisition Corporation as a party by EEOC [6-1]and motion for leave to file and amended complaint by EEOC [6-2] - disposition: granted; motion to correcttly name defendant, moot - Judge Anna Diggs Taylor - Court Reporter: Carol Sapala (ss) (Entered: 11/16/1999)

Nov. 15, 1999

Nov. 15, 1999

23

ORDER by Judge Anna Diggs Taylor granting motion to modify the scheduling order by EEOC [13-1], denying motion to correctly name defendant by Iron Mtn Inc [11-1], granting motion to add Leonard Archives Acquisition Corporation as a party by EEOC [6-1], granting motion for leave to file and amended complaint by EEOC [6-2] [EOD Date 11/23/99] (dh) (Entered: 11/23/1999)

Nov. 22, 1999

Nov. 22, 1999

24

AMENDED scheduling order by Judge Anna Diggs Taylor - setting deadline for discovery for 3/27/00 , setting deadline for filing motions for 5/29/00 , , setting final pretrial conference for 2:00 7/25/00 , setting civil jury trial for 9:00 9/12/00 with proof of mailing (LS) (Entered: 11/30/1999)

Nov. 29, 1999

Nov. 29, 1999

26

AMENDED complaint (first) by plaintiff adding Leonard Archives; jury demand (cm) (Entered: 12/23/1999)

Dec. 22, 1999

Dec. 22, 1999

27

PROOF of mailing of first interrogatories and first request for production of documents. (cf) (Entered: 01/05/2000)

Jan. 4, 2000

Jan. 4, 2000

28

PROOF of mailing of first amended complaint, jury demand and certificate of service. (cf) (Entered: 01/05/2000)

Jan. 4, 2000

Jan. 4, 2000

29

PROOF of mailing by defendants of re-notice of taking deposition (kg) (Entered: 01/10/2000)

Jan. 7, 2000

Jan. 7, 2000

30

PROOF of mailing of notice of taking depositions with respective subpoenas (nh) (Entered: 01/13/2000)

Jan. 12, 2000

Jan. 12, 2000

31

PROOF of mailing of plaintiff's supplemental responses to defendant Leonard Archives' first interrogatories and first request for production of documents (lg) (Entered: 01/21/2000)

Jan. 20, 2000

Jan. 20, 2000

32

AMENDED answer (first amended original) by Leonard Archives to complaint [1-1] with proof of mailing. (cf) (Entered: 01/24/2000)

Jan. 21, 2000

Jan. 21, 2000

32

ANSWER by Iron Mtn Inc and Leonard Archives to amended complaint by EEOC [26-1]. (cf) (Entered: 01/24/2000)

Jan. 21, 2000

Jan. 21, 2000

32

AFFIRMATIVE defenses by Iron Mtn Inc and Leonard Archives. (cf) (Entered: 01/24/2000)

Jan. 21, 2000

Jan. 21, 2000

33

PROOF of service of first set of interrogatories, etc. via hand delivery. (cf) Modified on 01/24/2000 (Entered: 01/24/2000)

Jan. 21, 2000

Jan. 21, 2000

34

PROOF of service of second supplemental response, etc. via hand delivery and first class mail. (cf) (Entered: 01/28/2000)

Jan. 27, 2000

Jan. 27, 2000

35

PROOF of mailing by plaintiff EEOC of re-notice of taking depositions of Howard Wheeler, Chip Brown, Robert Eckert, and Jerry Treppa (dh) (Entered: 03/10/2000)

March 9, 2000

March 9, 2000

36

PROOF of mailing by plaintiff EEOC of notice of appearance (dh) (Entered: 03/10/2000)

March 9, 2000

March 9, 2000

37

PROOF of mailing by defendants of notice of deposition duces tecum of J.D. Romero, Investigator (LS) (Entered: 03/13/2000)

March 10, 2000

March 10, 2000

38

SETTLEMENT agreement by plaintiff EEOC and defendants Leonard Archives and Iron Mtn Inc [EOD Date: 5/22/00] (dp) (Entered: 05/22/2000)

May 19, 2000

May 19, 2000

39

ORDER by Judge Anna Diggs Taylor with stipulation dismissing the case with prejudice and without fees or costs [EOD Date: 6/1/00] (nh) (Entered: 06/01/2000)

May 30, 2000

May 30, 2000

Case Details

State / Territory: Michigan

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Dec. 28, 1998

Closing Date: May 30, 2000

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

Leonard Archives Acquisition Corporation, Private Entity/Person

Iron Mountain, Incorporated, Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Voluntary Dismissal

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits