Case: EEOC v. CROWN CORK & SEAL COMPANY (USA), INC.

6:98-cv-00099 | U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Filed Date: Jan. 30, 1998

Closed Date: Aug. 23, 1999

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Case Summary

In January 1998, the EEOC district office in Miami, Florida brought this action against Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. The complaint is unavailable. After the defendant's motion for summary judgment was denied, the parties attended a single settlement conference and resolved the case. The court approved and entered the settlement agreement in August 1999. The agreement is unavailable.

Summary Authors

Joel Pettit (7/30/2007)

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Document

6:98-cv-00099

Docket (PACER)

EEOC, et al v. Crown Cork/Seal Co.

Feb. 6, 2004

Feb. 6, 2004

Docket

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Docket

Last updated July 24, 2022, 3:03 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT filed for violation of the Age Discrmination in Employment Act. JURY DEMAND (map) Modified on 02/05/1998 (Entered: 02/04/1998)

Jan. 30, 1998

Jan. 30, 1998

MAGISTRATE JUDGE CASE ASSIGNMENT Magistrate assigned: David A. Baker (map) (Entered: 02/04/1998)

Jan. 30, 1998

Jan. 30, 1998

SUMMONS issued for Crown Cork/Seal Co. (map) (Entered: 02/04/1998)

Jan. 30, 1998

Jan. 30, 1998

2

ORDER directing cousnel to review and certify compliance with Local Rule 1.04(c) within 10 days. ( Signed by Judge Anne C. Conway ) ctc (map) (Entered: 02/04/1998)

Jan. 30, 1998

Jan. 30, 1998

4

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE by EEOC with [2-1] order; no related cases. (map) (Entered: 02/18/1998)

Feb. 17, 1998

Feb. 17, 1998

5

NOTICE of designation under Local Rule 3.05 - TRACK 2. (ctc) (lak) (Entered: 02/24/1998)

Feb. 23, 1998

Feb. 23, 1998

6

ANSWER by Crown Cork/Seal Co. to amended complaint. (map) (Entered: 03/24/1998)

March 23, 1998

March 23, 1998

7

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE of [5-1] track 2 notice by EEOC. (map) (Entered: 03/24/1998)

March 23, 1998

March 23, 1998

8

CASE MANAGEMENT REPORT. (map) (Entered: 05/04/1998)

May 4, 1998

May 4, 1998

9

ORDER directing all non-government corporate parties to file a statement identifying all parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates that have issued shares to the public within 11 days. ( Signed by Judge Anne C. Conway ) ctc (map) (Entered: 05/07/1998)

May 7, 1998

May 7, 1998

10

CASE MANAGEMENT AND SCHEDULING ORDER setting Joining of parties, amending of pleadings on 12/15/98; Deadline for filing of motions 6/25/99; Discovery cutoff 2/15/99; Pretrial statement due on or before 6/25/99; Jury trial set for 8/2/99 before Judge Anne C. Conway. ( signed by Judge Anne C. Conway ) ctc (map) (Entered: 05/07/1998)

May 7, 1998

May 7, 1998

11

RESPONSE by Crown Cork/Seal Co. to [9-1] order (cbh) (Entered: 12/21/1998)

Dec. 21, 1998

Dec. 21, 1998

12

JOINT MOTION by EEOC, Crown Cork/Seal Co. as to extension of discovery . Referred to Magistrate Judge David A. Baker. (nrs) (Entered: 02/03/1999)

Feb. 3, 1999

Feb. 3, 1999

13

ORDER granting [12-1] joint motion as to extension of discovery. (Signed by Magistrate Judge David A. Baker.) ctc (nrs) (Entered: 02/05/1999)

Feb. 5, 1999

Feb. 5, 1999

14

MOTION by Crown Cork/Seal Co. for summary judgment . (maa) (Entered: 03/15/1999)

March 15, 1999

March 15, 1999

15

MEMORANDUM by Crown Cork/Seal Co. in support of [14-1] motion for summary judgment. (exhibits filed separately) (maa) (Entered: 03/15/1999)

March 15, 1999

March 15, 1999

16

EMERGENCY MOTION by EEOC with memorandum in support for an extension of time to respond to the Defendant's motion for summary judgment (four days) . (nrs) (Entered: 03/25/1999)

March 25, 1999

March 25, 1999

17

ORDER granting [16-1] motion for an extension of time to respond to the Defendant's motion for summary judgment (four days), Response to motion reset to 4/7/99 for [14-1] motion for summary judgment . (Signed by Magistrate Judge David A. Baker.) ctc (nrs) (Entered: 03/26/1999)

March 26, 1999

March 26, 1999

18

UNOPPOSED MOTION by EEOC with memorandum in support for leave to file Second Amended Complaint . (maa) (Entered: 04/05/1999)

April 5, 1999

April 5, 1999

19

ORDER granting [18-1] motion for leave to file Second Amended Complaint. (Signed by Judge Anne C. Conway.) ctc (nrs) (Entered: 04/07/1999)

April 7, 1999

April 7, 1999

21

RESPONSE by EEOC to [14-1] motion for summary judgment. (nrs) (Entered: 04/07/1999)

April 7, 1999

April 7, 1999

22

AMENDED ANSWER and affirmative defenses to Complaint by Crown Cork/Seal Co. : amends [6-1] complaint answer. (nrs) (Entered: 04/26/1999)

April 26, 1999

April 26, 1999

23

MOTION by EEOC in limine to exclude undisclosed witnesses and exhibits from trial . (nrs) (Entered: 06/25/1999)

June 25, 1999

June 25, 1999

24

MOTION by EEOC with memorandum in support in limine to exclude evidence of charging party's criminal record . (nrs) (Entered: 06/25/1999)

June 25, 1999

June 25, 1999

25

MOTION by EEOC with memorandum in support in limine regarding EEOC letters and investigatory log . (nrs) (Entered: 06/25/1999)

June 25, 1999

June 25, 1999

26

MOTION by EEOC with memorandum in support in limine to exclude evidence regarding workplace statistics and individuals not a party to this lawsuit. (nrs) (Entered: 06/25/1999)

June 25, 1999

June 25, 1999

27

JOINT PRETRIAL STATEMENT. (nrs) (Entered: 06/28/1999)

June 25, 1999

June 25, 1999

28

PROPOSED jury instructions by EEOC, Crown Cork/Seal Co. (STRICKEN per Order #31) (nrs) Modified on 06/30/1999 (Entered: 06/28/1999)

June 25, 1999

June 25, 1999

29

JOINT MOTION by EEOC, Crown Cork/Seal Co. with memorandum in support to extend time to file trial briefs . (nrs) (Entered: 06/28/1999)

June 25, 1999

June 25, 1999

30

EMERGENCY MOTION by Crown Cork/Seal Co. with memorandum in support to extend time to file pre-trial documents . (hsh) (Entered: 06/28/1999)

June 28, 1999

June 28, 1999

31

ORDER granting [29-1] motion to extend time to file trial briefs; denying [30-1] motion to extend time to file pre-trial documents; denying [23-1] motion in limine to exclude undisclosed witnesses and exhibits from trial; denying [24-1] motion in limine to exclude evidence of charging party's criminal record; denying [25-1] motion in limine regarding EEOC letters and investigatory log; denying [26-1] motion in limine to exclude evidence regarding workplace statistics and individuals not a party to this lawsuit; striking [28-1] joint proposed jury instructions and verdict form . (Signed by Judge Anne C. Conway.) ctc (nrs) (Entered: 06/30/1999)

June 30, 1999

June 30, 1999

32

ORDER denying [14-1] motion for summary judgment. ( Signed by Judge Anne C. Conway ) ctc (maa) (Entered: 07/02/1999)

July 2, 1999

July 2, 1999

33

JOINT PROPOSED jury instructions and verdict form by EEOC, Crown Cork/Seal Co. (nrs) (Entered: 07/13/1999)

July 12, 1999

July 12, 1999

34

TRIAL BRIEF by EEOC. (nrs) (Entered: 07/15/1999)

July 15, 1999

July 15, 1999

35

AMENDED JOINT FINAL PRETRIAL STATEMENT. (nrs) (Entered: 07/19/1999)

July 19, 1999

July 19, 1999

37

NOTICE of Hearing: set settlement conference for 2:00 8/4/99 Scheduled for Magistrate Judge David A. Baker ctc (rdo) (Entered: 07/28/1999)

July 28, 1999

July 28, 1999

Settlement conference held before Magistrate Judge David A. Baker. (maa) (Entered: 08/05/1999)

Aug. 4, 1999

Aug. 4, 1999

38

MINUTE ENTRY: Settlement Conference held on 8/4/99 before Judge Baker; original settlement agreement and company policy submitted as exhibits and filed under seal. Final version of settlement agreement to be file by 8/16/99 (not to be filed under seal) and will allow case to close. Court Reporter: Rita Meyer (maa) (Entered: 08/05/1999)

Aug. 4, 1999

Aug. 4, 1999

SEALED DOCUMENT. S- 1 (maa) (Entered: 08/05/1999)

Aug. 4, 1999

Aug. 4, 1999

39

SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT by EEOC, Crown Cork/Seal Co. (nrs) (Entered: 08/20/1999)

Aug. 20, 1999

Aug. 20, 1999

40

ORDER dismissing case . Any pending motions are hereby DENIED as moot. (Signed by Judge Anne C. Conway.) ctc MFR Number 98/5086 (nrs) (Entered: 08/23/1999)

Aug. 23, 1999

Aug. 23, 1999

CASE CLOSED. (nrs) (Entered: 08/23/1999)

Aug. 23, 1999

Aug. 23, 1999

FRC record data: accession # 021 03 0539; agency box # 143 of 255; location # D0980621; temporary record. (igc) (Entered: 02/06/2004)

Feb. 6, 2004

Feb. 6, 2004

Case Details

State / Territory: Florida

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Jan. 30, 1998

Closing Date: Aug. 23, 1999

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

Crown Cork & Seal Company, 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:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Voluntary Dismissal

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits