Case: EEOC v. AMF BOWLING CENTERS, INC.

1:01-cv-00528 | U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Filed Date: Feb. 21, 2001

Closed Date: March 20, 2001

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Case Summary

The EEOC's Baltimore district office sued AMF Bowling Centers, Inc. on February 21, 2001 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. The EEOC alleged that the defendant violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act by terminating one of its employees because of his age. The parties entered into a consent decree on March 20, 2001, which stipulated that the defendant would pay the complainant $12,500 in damages, post a notice of compliance with the ADA, reinstate the complainant to his position of manager, and expunge the complainant's employment record.

Summary Authors

Aaron Weismann (7/24/2007)

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1:01-cv-00528

Docket [PACER]

EEOC v. AMF Bowling Centers

March 20, 2001

March 20, 2001

Docket

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Docket

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ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
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COMPLAINT filed; (msm, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 02/21/2001)

Feb. 21, 2001

Feb. 21, 2001

1

DEMAND for jury trial by EEOC (msm, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 02/21/2001)

Feb. 21, 2001

Feb. 21, 2001

2

SUMMONS(ES) (20 days) issued for AMF Bowling Centers (msm, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 02/21/2001)

Feb. 21, 2001

Feb. 21, 2001

3

MOTION by EEOC for Approval and Entry of Consent Decree and Proposed Consent Decree (c/s) (mms, Deputy Clerk) Modified on 03/20/2001 (Entered: 03/20/2001)

March 20, 2001

March 20, 2001

4

ORDER granting [3-1] Motion for Approval and Entry of Consent Decree and APPROVING CONSENT DECREE and DISMISSING ACTION WITH PREJUDICE, each party bearing its own costs, attorney's fees and expenses. The Court retains jurisdiction of this action to ensure compliance with the Consent Decree herein. (Signed: Judge Alexander Harvey II 3/20/01) (c/m & Microfilmed 3/21/01 ms) (c/m) (mms, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/20/2001)

March 20, 2001

March 20, 2001

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CONSENT DECREE and "APPROVAL" of Finding of Discrimination by AMF Bowling Centers, Inc. and STIPULATION AND CONSENT to Entry of Decree as final and binding between the parties signatory hereto. ORDERING, ADJUDGING AND DECREEING: Resolving all issues and claims arising under ADEA and Defendant will post immediately in conspicuous places the EEOC poster depicted here as Ex. A and Notice attached hereto as Ex. B; Defendant agreeds that it will immediately eliminate from Mr. Martin's employee records all documents and entries relating to facts and circumstances that led to this filing; Defendant agrees to pay to Mr. Martin the sum of $12,500.00 within 5 days of the entry of this Decree; Defendant will reinstate Mr. Martin to the position of Manager of AMF Pikesville Lanes with all the duties that that position entails at an annualized salary of $35,000.00. This Decree constitutes the complete understanding between the parties. Defendant and all persons acting on behalf of are enjoined and restrained from denying, hiring or promotion to any applicant 40 years of age or over. (signed by Sr Judge Alexander Harvey II 3/20/01) (c/m & microfilmed 3/20/01 ms) (mms, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/20/2001)

March 20, 2001

March 20, 2001

Case closed (mms, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/20/2001)

March 20, 2001

March 20, 2001

Case Details

State / Territory: Maryland

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Feb. 21, 2001

Closing Date: March 20, 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

AMF Bowling Centers, Inc., 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

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement

Damages

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Amount Defendant Pays: 12500

Content of Injunction:

Reinstatement

Expungement of Employment Record

Discrimination Prohibition

Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

Discrimination-basis:

Age discrimination

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits