Case: EEOC v. TANDY CORPORATION

3:97-cv-01571 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Filed Date: June 30, 1997

Closed Date: April 14, 1998

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Case Summary

In June 1997, the EEOC district office in Dallas, Texas brought this action against the Tandy Corporation in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. The complaint is unavailable. After the case was referred to mediation and a defense motion to transfer venue was denied, the parties settled the case and stipulated to a dismissal in April 1998. Although the docket indicates a that there was a settlement agreement between the parties, no settlement documentation is available.

Summary Authors

Jason Chester (8/2/2007)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

3:97-cv-01571

Docket (PACER)

EEOC v. Tandy Corporation

April 14, 1998

April 14, 1998

Docket
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3:97-cv-01571

Final Judgment

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Tandy Corporation

April 14, 1998

April 14, 1998

Order/Opinion

Resources

Docket

Last updated Aug. 9, 2022, 3:01 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT filed; (5) (alh) (Entered: 07/01/1997)

June 30, 1997

June 30, 1997

1

DEMAND for jury trial by plaintiff Equal Employent Oppo (alh) (Entered: 07/01/1997)

June 30, 1997

June 30, 1997

PRELIMINARY ASSIGNMENT TO Magistrate Judge John B Tolle (alh) (Entered: 07/01/1997)

June 30, 1997

June 30, 1997

2

SUMMONS(ES) issued for defendant Tandy Corporation (ISS-1) (alh) (Entered: 07/01/1997)

July 1, 1997

July 1, 1997

3

RETURN OF SERVICE executed as to Tandy Corporation by delivering to Jana F. 7/3/97. Answer due on 7/23/97 for Tandy Corporation. (2) (bjj) (Entered: 07/16/1997)

July 14, 1997

July 14, 1997

4

ANSWER to Complaint by Tandy Corporation (Attorney Gary Lynn Ingram). (4) (bjj) (Entered: 07/24/1997)

July 23, 1997

July 23, 1997

5

ORDER REQUIRING PROPOSAL for Contents of Scheduling Order. ( signed by RBM) Copies to counsel: 8/4/97 Page(s): 3 (bjj) (Entered: 08/04/1997)

Aug. 1, 1997

Aug. 1, 1997

6

REPORT OF PARTIES' PLANNING MEETING/PROPOSAL FOR CONTENTS of scheduling and discovery order by Equal Employent Oppo, Tandy Corporation. (3) (bjj) (Entered: 08/15/1997)

Aug. 15, 1997

Aug. 15, 1997

7

SCHEDULING ORDER NO. 1, setting Joining of Parties on 12/16/97 ; Amending of Pleadings on 12/16/97 ; Discovery cutoff 5/5/98 ; Deadline for filing of dispositive motions 4/14/98 ; Jury trial set for 10:00 9/1/98 ; Pretrial conference for 11:00 8/7/98 ; Proposed pretrial order due 6/18/98 ; SEE ORDER FOR SPECIFICS. (signed by RBM) Copies to counsel: 8/19/97 Page(s): 3 (bjj) (Entered: 08/19/1997)

Aug. 18, 1997

Aug. 18, 1997

7

ORDER referring case to ADR; ADR provider; Type of ADR: mediation Requested by: court ( Signed by RBM) Copies to counsel: 8/19/97 Page(s): 3 (bjj) (Entered: 08/19/1997)

Aug. 18, 1997

Aug. 18, 1997

8

MOTION by Tandy Corporation to transfer venue (7) (bjj) (Entered: 09/04/1997)

Sept. 3, 1997

Sept. 3, 1997

9

BRIEF/MEMORANDUM by Tandy Corporation in support of [8-1] motion to transfer venue. (13) (bjj) (Entered: 09/04/1997)

Sept. 3, 1997

Sept. 3, 1997

11

REPLY by Tandy Corporation to response to [8-1] motion to transfer venue. (13) (bjj) (Entered: 10/09/1997)

Oct. 8, 1997

Oct. 8, 1997

12

ORDER denying [8-1] motion to transfer venue ( signed by RBM) Copies to counsel: 10/28/97 Page(s) 4 (bjj) (Entered: 10/28/1997)

Oct. 27, 1997

Oct. 27, 1997

13

SUBPOENA RETURN OF SERVICE executed personally as to Steven Osgood 2/19/98. (1) (bjj) (Entered: 02/27/1998)

Feb. 26, 1998

Feb. 26, 1998

14

SUBPOENA RETURN OF SERVICE executed as to Steven Osgood 2/25/98. (1) (bjj) (Entered: 03/03/1998)

March 2, 1998

March 2, 1998

15

STIPULATION of dismissal by Pla and Dft. (7) (bjj) (Entered: 04/10/1998)

April 9, 1998

April 9, 1998

16

FINAL JUDGMENT...pursuant to the settlement stipulation, this cause is dismissed w/prejudice of all claims, costs of court shall be paid by parties incurring same. (signed by RBM) Copies to counsel: 4/15/98 Page(s): 1 (bjj) (Entered: 04/15/1998)

April 14, 1998

April 14, 1998

Case closed (bjj) (Entered: 04/15/1998)

April 14, 1998

April 14, 1998

Case Details

State / Territory: Texas

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: June 30, 1997

Closing Date: April 14, 1998

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

Tandy Corporation, Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

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

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