Case: EEOC v. C.P. SHADES, INC.

1:01-cv-00816 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Filed Date: March 30, 2001

Closed Date: April 2, 2002

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Case Summary

In March 2001, the Atlanta District Office of the EEOC brought this suit against C.P. Shades in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The only document publicly available regarding this case is the docket; therefore, the exact allegations involved are unknown. A charging party intervened in the suit in July 2001. After some discovery disputes, the parties settled in March 2002 through a consent decree.

Summary Authors

Michele Marxkors (7/26/2007)

People


Judge(s)

Baverman, Alan J. (Georgia)

Forrester, J. Owen (Georgia)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Bell, Charles T. (Georgia)

Montgomery, Cynthia Leigh (Georgia)

Reams, Gwendolyn Young (District of Columbia)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Calender, Thomas Edward Dale (Georgia)

Rochelle, Dudley Cecile (Georgia)

Other Attorney(s)

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Judge(s)

Baverman, Alan J. (Georgia)

Forrester, J. Owen (Georgia)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Bell, Charles T. (Georgia)

Montgomery, Cynthia Leigh (Georgia)

Reams, Gwendolyn Young (District of Columbia)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Calender, Thomas Edward Dale (Georgia)

Rochelle, Dudley Cecile (Georgia)

Other Attorney(s)

Bedinger, Frank C. III (Georgia)

LeVorse, Debra Egger (Georgia)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

1:01-cv-00816

Docket [PACER]

EEOC v. Shades

April 2, 2002

April 2, 2002

Docket

Resources

Docket

Last updated Aug. 14, 2022, 3:17 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT filed. Consent form to proceed before U.S. magistrate and pretrial instructions given to attorney; jury demand (adg) (Entered: 04/02/2001)

March 30, 2001

March 30, 2001

CASE REFERRED to Mag Judge Alan J. Baverman (Calendar sheets forwarded) (adg) (Entered: 04/02/2001)

March 30, 2001

March 30, 2001

2

MOTION by Proposed Intervenor Annette Roberson to intervene with proposed complaint. (adg) (Entered: 05/25/2001)

May 24, 2001

May 24, 2001

4

ANSWER by defendant to complaint [1-1] Discovery ends 11/12/01 (syh) Modified on 06/18/2001 (Entered: 06/18/2001)

June 15, 2001

June 15, 2001

SUBMITTED to Mag Judge Alan J. Baverman on [2-1] motion to intervene. (adg) (Entered: 06/18/2001)

June 18, 2001

June 18, 2001

5

ORDER by Mag Judge Alan J. Baverman ORDERING parties to file any objections thay may have to Ms. Roberson's [2-1] motion to intervene w/in 10 days of the date of this order, [2-1] motion to intervene to be submitted on 7/10/01 (cc) (adg) (Entered: 06/21/2001)

June 19, 2001

June 19, 2001

SUBMITTED to Mag Judge Alan J. Baverman on [5-1] order. (adg) (Entered: 07/10/2001)

July 10, 2001

July 10, 2001

6

ORDER by Mag Judge Alan J. Baverman GRANTING [2-1] motion to intervene by Anne Roberson. (cc) (adg) (Entered: 07/11/2001)

July 10, 2001

July 10, 2001

7

ORDER by Mag Judge Alan J. Baverman, extending time thru 7/23/01 for parties to meet and file a Preliminary Report and Discovery Schedule , and extending time thru 7/23/01 for dft to file its Certificate of Interested Persons . (cc) (adg) (Entered: 07/12/2001)

July 11, 2001

July 11, 2001

8

Intervenor's complaint by against defendant C. P. Shades, summons(es) issued; jury demand. (adg) (Entered: 07/23/2001)

July 19, 2001

July 19, 2001

9

REQUEST FOR WAIVER of Service as to C. P. Shades and Dudley C. Rochelle w/waiver of service mailed 7/19/01 Waiver of Service due by 8/18/01 for C. P. Shades and Dudley C. Rochelle (adg) (Entered: 07/23/2001)

July 19, 2001

July 19, 2001

10

SUPPLEMENTAL ANSWERS TO INITIAL DISCLOSURES by plaintiff Equal Employment (adg) (Entered: 07/23/2001)

July 20, 2001

July 20, 2001

11

Joint Preliminary Report and Discovery Schedule. (to mag) (adg) (Entered: 07/23/2001)

July 20, 2001

July 20, 2001

12

Certificate of interested persons by Annette Roberson and C.P. Shades. (to mag & judge) (adg) (Entered: 07/24/2001)

July 23, 2001

July 23, 2001

13

Acknowledgment of service by defendant executed 7/25/01 (adg) (Entered: 07/30/2001)

July 27, 2001

July 27, 2001

ENDORSED ORDER by Mag Judge Alan J. Baverman APPROVING [11-1] preliminary statement (cc) (adg) (Entered: 07/31/2001)

July 30, 2001

July 30, 2001

14

ANSWERS TO INITIAL DISCLOSURES by intervenor-plaintiff Annette Roberson (adg) (Entered: 08/06/2001)

Aug. 3, 2001

Aug. 3, 2001

15

ANSWER by defendant to intervenor complaint [8-1] (adg) (Entered: 08/14/2001)

Aug. 13, 2001

Aug. 13, 2001

Proposed consent order by parties extending general motions deadline set forth in preliminary report and discovery schedule. (to AJB) (adg) (Entered: 08/16/2001)

Aug. 15, 2001

Aug. 15, 2001

17

CONSENT ORDER by Mag Judge Alan J. Baverman, extending time thru 8/27/01 to file general motions (cc) (lme) (Entered: 08/21/2001)

Aug. 17, 2001

Aug. 17, 2001

18

MOTION by defendant to stay judicial proceedings with memorandum of law in support. (adg) (Entered: 08/27/2001)

Aug. 27, 2001

Aug. 27, 2001

19

MOTION by defendant to compel arbitration , and to stay judicial proceedings , and for partial dismissal with memorandum of law in support. (adg) (Entered: 08/27/2001)

Aug. 27, 2001

Aug. 27, 2001

Proposed consent order extending time for parties to respond to discovery requests by plaintiff and defendant. (to AJB) (adg) (Entered: 09/17/2001)

Sept. 14, 2001

Sept. 14, 2001

20

Response by intervenor-plaintiff in opposition to dft's [18-1] motion to stay judicial proceedings (adg) (Entered: 09/17/2001)

Sept. 14, 2001

Sept. 14, 2001

21

Response by intervenor-plaintiff in opposition to dft's [19-1] motion to compel arbitration and [19-2] motion to stay proceedings (adg) (Entered: 09/17/2001)

Sept. 14, 2001

Sept. 14, 2001

22

Response by plaintiff in opposition to [18-1] motion to stay judicial proceedings (adg) (Entered: 09/17/2001)

Sept. 14, 2001

Sept. 14, 2001

23

Memorandum of law by plaintiff in opposition to [19-1] motion to compel arbitration, [19-2] motion to stay judicial proceedings and [19-3] motion for partial dismissal (adg) (Entered: 09/17/2001)

Sept. 14, 2001

Sept. 14, 2001

SUBMITTED to Mag Judge Alan J. Baverman on [18-1] motion to stay judicial proceedings, [19-1] motion to compel arbitration, [19-2] motion to stay judicial proceedings and [19-3] motion for partial dismissal (adg) (Entered: 09/17/2001)

Sept. 17, 2001

Sept. 17, 2001

24

CONSENT ORDER by Mag Judge Alan J. Baverman, extending time thru 9/26/01 for dft to respond to pla EEOC's discovery requests. (cc) (adg) (Entered: 09/20/2001)

Sept. 20, 2001

Sept. 20, 2001

25

MOTION by defendant to quash subpoena , and for protective order with memorandum of law in support. (adg) (Entered: 09/25/2001)

Sept. 24, 2001

Sept. 24, 2001

26

Response by intervenor-plaintiff in opposition to [25-1] motion to quash subpoena and [25-2] motion for protective order (adg) (Entered: 09/27/2001)

Sept. 25, 2001

Sept. 25, 2001

27

ORDER by Mag Judge Alan J. Baverman GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART [25-1] motion to quash subpoena by C. P. Shades, GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART [25-2] motion for protective order by C. P. Shades. The motions are GRANTED to the extent that the deposition is scheduled for 10/02/01 at 5:30 pm, dft's counsel are unavailable at that time. The deposition shall be scheduled for the week of 10/7/01. The witness shall be served w/a proper subpoena. The motion is otherwise DENIED on the basis of dft's pending motions to stay and compel arbitration. The portion of the motion seeking attorney's fees and costs for the bringing of the motion is DENIED pursuant to FRCP 37(a)(4). (cc) (adg) (Entered: 09/27/2001)

Sept. 26, 2001

Sept. 26, 2001

29

Withdrawal of [18-1] motion to stay judicial proceedings (adg) (Entered: 10/02/2001)

Oct. 1, 2001

Oct. 1, 2001

30

REPLY by defendant to pla EEOC's memorandum of law in response to dft's [19-1] motion to compel arbitration and [19-2] motion to stay judicial proceedings, and [19-3] motion for partial dismissal. (adg) (Entered: 10/02/2001)

Oct. 1, 2001

Oct. 1, 2001

31

REPLY by defendant to Annette Roberson's response to dft's [19-1] motion to compel arbitration and [19-2] motion to stay judicial proceedings (adg) (Entered: 10/02/2001)

Oct. 1, 2001

Oct. 1, 2001

32

MOTION by plaintiff Equal Employment and intervenor-plaintiff Annette Roberson for leave to file a reply brief in response to plas response to dt's motion to compel arbitration agreement and partial motion to dismiss with brief in support. (adg) (Entered: 10/05/2001)

Oct. 4, 2001

Oct. 4, 2001

33

MOTION by defendant for leave to file motion to stay judicial proceedings based on court-ordered liquidation of dft's insurer and request for expedited briefing schedule with memorandum of law in support and proposed motion. (adg) (Entered: 10/09/2001)

Oct. 9, 2001

Oct. 9, 2001

Proposed consent protective order by parties. (to AJB) (adg) (Entered: 10/09/2001)

Oct. 9, 2001

Oct. 9, 2001

34

ORDER by Mag Judge Alan J. Baverman GRANTING [29-1] request to withdraw motion to stay, DENYING AS WITHDRAWN [18-1] motion to stay judicial by C. P. Shades (cc) (adg) (Entered: 10/10/2001)

Oct. 9, 2001

Oct. 9, 2001

35

CONSNT PROTECTIVE ORDER ENTERED APRVD BY Magistrate Judge Alan J. Baverman. (cc) (adg) Modified on 10/11/2001 (Entered: 10/11/2001)

Oct. 10, 2001

Oct. 10, 2001

36

CONSENT ORDER by Mag Judge Alan J. Baverman GRANTING [32-1] motion for leave to file a reply brief in response to plas response to dt's motion to compel arbitration agreement and partial motion to dismiss, allowing plas EEOC and Annette Roberson thru 10/18/01 to file a reply. (cc) (originally entered on docket 10/11/01) (adg) (Entered: 10/24/2001)

Oct. 10, 2001

Oct. 10, 2001

37

Reply by plaintiff to defendant's [30-1] reply to plaintiff's [23-1] response to defendant's [19-1] motion to compel arbitration, [19-2] motion to stay judicial proceedings and [19-3] motion for partial dismissal (aaq) (Entered: 10/19/2001)

Oct. 18, 2001

Oct. 18, 2001

38

Supplemental Response by intervenor-plaintiff Roberson's in opposition to defendant's [19-1] motion to compel arbitration and [19-2] motion to stay proceedings (aaq) (Entered: 10/19/2001)

Oct. 18, 2001

Oct. 18, 2001

39

Response by intervenor-plaintiff in opposition to [33-1] motion for leave to file motion to stay judicial proceedings based on court-ordered liquidation of dft's insurer and request for expedited briefing schedule (adg) (Entered: 10/24/2001)

Oct. 23, 2001

Oct. 23, 2001

41

MOTION by defendant to stay proceedings based on court-ordered liquidation of defendant's insurer , and request for expedited briefing schedule with memorandum of law in support and second affidavit of Dudley C. Rochelle. (adg) (Entered: 10/25/2001)

Oct. 23, 2001

Oct. 23, 2001

SUBMITTED to Mag Judge Alan J. Baverman on [33-1] motion for leave to file motion to stay judicial proceedings based on court-ordered liquidation of dft's insurer and request for expedited briefing schedule. (File in chambers) (adg) (Entered: 10/24/2001)

Oct. 24, 2001

Oct. 24, 2001

42

Response by plaintiff in opposition to [41-1] motion to stay proceedings based on court-ordered liquidation of defendant's insurer (adg) (Entered: 11/05/2001)

Nov. 5, 2001

Nov. 5, 2001

SUBMITTED to Mag Judge Alan J. Baverman on [41-1] motion to stay proceedings based on court-ordered liquidation of defendant's insurer. (File in chambers) (adg) (Entered: 11/05/2001)

Nov. 5, 2001

Nov. 5, 2001

43

Response by intervenor-plaintiff Annette Roberson in opposition to [41-1] motion to stay proceedings based on court-ordered liquidation of defendant's insurer (adg) (Entered: 11/07/2001)

Nov. 6, 2001

Nov. 6, 2001

44

REPLY by defendant to response to [41-1] motion to stay proceedings based on court-ordered liquidation of defendant's insurer (adg) (Entered: 11/21/2001)

Nov. 20, 2001

Nov. 20, 2001

45

NON-FINAL REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION by Mag Judge Alan J. Baverman RECOMMEND DENYING [19-1] motion to compel arbitration by C. P. Shades, RECOMMEND DENYING [19-2] motion to stay judicial proceedings by C. P. Shades and RECOMMEND DENYING [19-3] for partial dismissal by C. P. Shades with order for service (Submission of RR due 12/15/01) (adg) (Entered: 11/29/2001)

Nov. 28, 2001

Nov. 28, 2001

46

CONSENT ORDER by Mag Judge Alan J. Baverman, extending discovery thru 3/13/02, all other deadlines based on the close of discovery period shall extend accordingly. (cc) (adg) (Entered: 11/30/2001)

Nov. 29, 2001

Nov. 29, 2001

47

ORDER by Mag Judge Alan J. Baverman DENYING [41-1] motion to stay proceedings based on court-ordered liquidation of defendant's insurer by C. P. Shades (cc) (adg) (Entered: 12/06/2001)

Dec. 4, 2001

Dec. 4, 2001

48

Objections by defendant to [45-1] report & recommendation (adg) (Entered: 12/10/2001)

Dec. 10, 2001

Dec. 10, 2001

SUBMITTED to Judge J. O. Forrester on [45-1] report & recommendation, [19-1] motion to compel arbitration, [19-2] motion to stay judicial proceedings, [19-3] motion for partial dismissal (adg) (Entered: 12/18/2001)

Dec. 18, 2001

Dec. 18, 2001

50

Response by plaintiff in opposition to [48-1] objection to [45-1] report & recommendation and order denying motion to compel arbitration. (adg) Modified on 12/31/2001 (Entered: 12/31/2001)

Dec. 27, 2001

Dec. 27, 2001

51

Objections by intervenor-plaintiff Annette Roberson to [45-1] report & recommendation (adg) (Entered: 01/10/2002)

Jan. 9, 2002

Jan. 9, 2002

ENDORSED ORDER by Judge J. O. Forrester APPROVING [49-1] stipulation by Annette Roberson, C. P. Shades and Equal Employment (cc) (adg) (Entered: 01/11/2002)

Jan. 10, 2002

Jan. 10, 2002

52

Citation of Supplemental Authority by plaintiff. (adg) (Entered: 01/17/2002)

Jan. 16, 2002

Jan. 16, 2002

53

Notice of withdrawal of portion of motion to compel arbitration seeking dismissal of plaintiff EEOC's damage claims by defendant. (adg) (Entered: 01/22/2002)

Jan. 22, 2002

Jan. 22, 2002

54

ORDER by Judge J. O. Forrester, DISMISSING action w/out prejudice , that action be administratively closed , if the Court receives no motion to vacate or motion to extend time to file the motion to vacate w/in 60 days of the date of this order, the dismissal shall be with prejudice, deadline is 5/7/02 (cc) (adg) (Entered: 03/08/2002)

March 7, 2002

March 7, 2002

Completed referral to Mag Judge Alan J. Baverman (adg) (Entered: 03/08/2002)

March 7, 2002

March 7, 2002

Case terminated. (adg) (Entered: 03/08/2002)

March 7, 2002

March 7, 2002

Proposed consent decree. (to JOF) (ck) (Entered: 03/14/2002)

March 13, 2002

March 13, 2002

55

CONSENT DECREE by Judge J. O. Forrester, defendant is to comply with non-discrimination and non-retaliation clause and to pay $110,000 in monetary relief in settlement of this case as compensatory damages. (SEE ORDER FOR DETAILS) (cc) (adg) (Entered: 03/26/2002)

March 25, 2002

March 25, 2002

Proposed joint stipulation of dismissal with prejudice in accordance w/consent decree by parties. (to JOF) (adg) (Entered: 03/28/2002)

March 27, 2002

March 27, 2002

56

Stipulation by parties, DISMISSING action with prejudice in accordance with consent decree , approved by Judge J. O. Forrester. (cc) (adg) (Entered: 04/03/2002)

April 2, 2002

April 2, 2002

Case Details

State / Territory: Georgia

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: March 30, 2001

Closing Date: April 2, 2002

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: Unknown

Class Action Outcome: Unknown

Defendants

C.P. Shades, 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:

Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement

Damages

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Amount Defendant Pays: 110000

Content of Injunction:

Discrimination Prohibition

Retaliation Prohibition

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits

Private Party intervened in EEOC suit