Case: EEOC v. INTERNATIONAL MAINTENANCE CORPORATION

2:98-cv-00626 | U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana

Filed Date: March 31, 1998

Closed Date: March 22, 1999

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Case Summary

The New Orleans District Office brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, against International Maintenance Corporation. The complaint, filed in March 1998, alleged sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; specifically that Defendant subjected the charging party to sexual harassment. The charging party intervened in June 1998 and in March 1999 the parties agreed to a settlement agreement and the case was dismissed. The settlement agreement provided for Defendant to pay the charging party an undisclosed amount, continue to post its EEO and work place harassment notice, continue to train all newly hired employees on EEO law, and comply with the legal prohibition against retaliation.

Summary Authors

Shankar Viswanathan (7/24/2007)

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Document

2:98-cv-00626

Docket [PACER]

EEOC v. International Maintenance Corporation

April 15, 1999

April 15, 1999

Docket
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2:98-cv-00626

Settlement Agreement

EEOC, et al. v. International Maintenance Corporation

April 15, 1999

April 15, 1999

Settlement Agreement

Resources

Docket

Last updated July 23, 2022, 3:07 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link

Amount of fee $0/USA PLAINTIFF. (McInnis, S) (Entered: 04/03/1998)

March 31, 1998

March 31, 1998

1

COMPLAINT filed; jury demand (Dean, S) (Entered: 04/07/1998)

March 31, 1998

March 31, 1998

2

SUMMONS(ES) issued for International Maint, c/o D R Carpenter, Registered Agenc for Service of Process (Dean, S) (Entered: 04/07/1998)

April 2, 1998

April 2, 1998

3

MOTION by Nancy Mancil to intervene with Proposed Order referred to Judge Edwin F Hunter Jr (Reeves, T) (Entered: 06/02/1998)

June 2, 1998

June 2, 1998

4

ORDER granting [3-1] motion to intervene (signed by Judge Edwin F Hunter Jr). NOE by: tss (Reeves, T) (Entered: 06/08/1998)

June 4, 1998

June 4, 1998

5

INTERVENOR'S COMPLAINT by Nancy Mancil against E E O C, International Maint (Reeves, T) (Entered: 06/08/1998)

June 4, 1998

June 4, 1998

6

MOTION by E E O C to substitute attorney Michelle T Butler, N Eleanor Graham in place of Jeffrey T Agular and Gregory T Juge with Proposed Order referred to Judge Edwin F Hunter Jr (Reeves, T) (Entered: 07/16/1998)

July 16, 1998

July 16, 1998

7

ORDER granting [6-1] motion to substitute attorney Michelle T Butler, N Eleanor Graham in place of Jeffrey T Agular and Gregory T Juge (terminated attorney Gregory T Juge for E E O C, attorney Jeffery T Agular for E E O C, attorney Jeffery T Agular for E E O C, attorney Gregory T Juge for E E O C) (signed by Judge Edwin F Hunter Jr) NOE by: tsb (Reeves, T) (Entered: 07/21/1998)

July 17, 1998

July 17, 1998

8

ANSWER to Complaint by International Maint (Reeves, T) (Entered: 07/28/1998)

July 27, 1998

July 27, 1998

10

SUMMONS(ES) issued for International Maint, E E O C (Reeves, T) (Entered: 09/04/1998)

Sept. 4, 1998

Sept. 4, 1998

11

WITNESS LIST by E E O C (Reeves, T) (Entered: 09/08/1998)

Sept. 4, 1998

Sept. 4, 1998

12

EXHIBIT LIST by E E O C (Reeves, T) (Entered: 09/08/1998)

Sept. 4, 1998

Sept. 4, 1998

13

EXHIBIT LIST by Nancy Mancil (Dean, S) (Entered: 09/15/1998)

Sept. 14, 1998

Sept. 14, 1998

14

WITNESS LIST by Nancy Mancil (Dean, S) (Entered: 09/15/1998)

Sept. 14, 1998

Sept. 14, 1998

15

ORDER regarding scheduling conference held with Butler, Graham, Simien, Kiggans and Joseph on 9/14/98; parties submitted report of parties planning meeting. All deadlines shall be calculated in accorandce with today's order, parties report and then the court's standing order. set pretrial conference for 11:00 4/12/99 before Judge Edwin F Hunter Jr , set Jury trial for 9:30 5/4/99 before Judge Edwin F Hunter Jr (signed by Judge Edwin F Hunter Jr) NOE by: tsb (Reeves, T) (Entered: 09/15/1998)

Sept. 14, 1998

Sept. 14, 1998

Scheduling conference held (Reeves, T) (Entered: 09/15/1998)

Sept. 14, 1998

Sept. 14, 1998

16

REPORT OF PARTIES PLANNING MEETING filed by E E O C, International Maint, Nancy Mancil (Reeves, T) (Entered: 09/15/1998)

Sept. 14, 1998

Sept. 14, 1998

17

MOTION by International Maint to extend time to respond to interrogatories and request for production of documents with Proposed Order referred to Judge Edwin F Hunter Jr (Dean, S) (Entered: 09/28/1998)

Sept. 28, 1998

Sept. 28, 1998

18

ORDER granting [17-1] motion to extend time to respond to interrogatories and request for production of documents. Dfts shall have through 10/12/98 to provide responses and objections to discovery (signed by Judge Edwin F Hunter Jr) NOE by: jb (Reeves, T) (Entered: 10/01/1998)

Sept. 29, 1998

Sept. 29, 1998

19

ANSWER by International Maint to [5-1] intervenor complaint. (Reeves, T) (Entered: 10/16/1998)

Oct. 15, 1998

Oct. 15, 1998

20

MINUTE ENTRY: Reset Jury trial for 9:30 5/18/99 before Judge Edwin F Hunter Jr in courtroom 2 (signed by Judge Edwin F Hunter Jr) NOE by: twb (McInnis, S) (Entered: 02/26/1999)

Feb. 23, 1999

Feb. 23, 1999

21

LETTER by Thomas H Kiggans to Clerk advising all parties have reached a settlement and anticipate finalizing settlement documents within the next week. Copy to EFH (McInnis, S) (Entered: 03/05/1999)

March 3, 1999

March 3, 1999

22

STIPULATION of dismissal (McInnis, S) (Entered: 03/19/1999)

March 18, 1999

March 18, 1999

PROPOSED JUDGMENT by E E O C received, referred to Judge Edwin F Hunter Jr (McInnis, S) (Entered: 03/19/1999)

March 18, 1999

March 18, 1999

23

JUDGMENT granting [22-1] dismiss/dismissal stipulation with prejudice, each party to bear their own costs. (signed by Judge Edwin F Hunter Jr) (Dean, S) (Entered: 03/24/1999)

March 22, 1999

March 22, 1999

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SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT (Dean, S) (Entered: 04/16/1999)

April 15, 1999

April 15, 1999

Case Details

State / Territory: Louisiana

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: March 31, 1998

Closing Date: March 22, 1999

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: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

International Maintenance Coporation, Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000e

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Monetary Relief

Injunctive (or Injunctive-like) Relief

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement

Damages

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Voluntary Dismissal

Content of Injunction:

Retaliation Prohibition

Provide antidiscrimination training

Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

Discrimination-area:

Harassment / Hostile Work Environment

Discrimination-basis:

Sex discrimination

Affected Gender:

Female

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits

Private Party intervened in EEOC suit