Case: EEOC v. AUTOZONE INC

1:06-cv-00607 | U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama

Filed Date: Sept. 29, 2006

Closed Date: Oct. 30, 2007

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Case Summary

In September 2006, the EEOC brought this suit against AutoZone, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, under title VII of 42 U.S.C § 2000e. In this case, it is alleged that Autozone discharged an employee who worked in a store because he opposed discriminatory conduct of his supervisor (store manager) on the basis of race and sex. The EEOC asked for (a) a permanent injunction enjoining AutoZone from engaging in retaliating or any other employment discrimination pr…

In September 2006, the EEOC brought this suit against AutoZone, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, under title VII of 42 U.S.C § 2000e. In this case, it is alleged that Autozone discharged an employee who worked in a store because he opposed discriminatory conduct of his supervisor (store manager) on the basis of race and sex. The EEOC asked for (a) a permanent injunction enjoining AutoZone from engaging in retaliating or any other employment discrimination practice on the basis of race, sex or retaliation; (b) an order for AutoZone to institute and carry out policies, practices and programs which provide equal employment opportunities; (c) an order for AutoZone to provide backpay and compensate to a discharged employee; and (d) punitive damages.

In 2003, the employee recognized that his supervisor's conduct and statements towards employees and customers were racially and sexually derogatory and harassing in nature. The employee suggested his supervisor refrain from such behavior, wrote a letter to AutoZone's district manager about the supervisor's behavior, and visited AutoZone's regional human resources manager to report harassment by the supervisor. Autozone did not take any action about the reported behavior. The employee was then discharged by AutoZone in 2004.

On October 30, 2007, the District Court (Judge Kristi DuBose) granted AutoZone's motion for summary judgment stating that (1) AutoZone's discharge of him did not constitute retaliation against him after the involvement of EEOC; and (2) the supervisor's actions did not rise to the standard of racial harassment and sexual harassment, which are requirement of protection under title VII. The District Court entered judgment for AutoZone and dismissed the EEOC's claim with prejudice .

Summary Authors

Kowa Takata (10/15/2014)

People


Judge(s)

DuBose, Kristi (Alabama)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Barrett, Mason D. (Alabama)

Bean, Julie Steptoe (Alabama)

Cooper, Ronald S. (District of Columbia)

Crook, Debra Hawes (Alabama)

Lee, James L. (District of Columbia)

Powe, Valerie Hicks (Alabama)

Reams, Gwendolyn Young (District of Columbia)

Russell, Ermea Jackson (Mississippi)

Smith, C. Emanuel (Alabama)

Judge(s)

DuBose, Kristi (Alabama)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Barrett, Mason D. (Alabama)

Bean, Julie Steptoe (Alabama)

Cooper, Ronald S. (District of Columbia)

Crook, Debra Hawes (Alabama)

Lee, James L. (District of Columbia)

Powe, Valerie Hicks (Alabama)

Reams, Gwendolyn Young (District of Columbia)

Russell, Ermea Jackson (Mississippi)

Smith, C. Emanuel (Alabama)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Roberts, Stuart D. (Alabama)

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1

COMPLAINT against AutoZone, Inc, filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.(Powe, Valerie) Additional attachment(s) added on 10/2/2006 (cmj, ). (Entered: 09/29/2006)

Sept. 29, 2006

Sept. 29, 2006

2

REQUEST FOR WAIVER of Service sent to The Corporation Company on 12/14/2006 by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.Waiver of Service due by 1/16/2007. (Powe, Valerie) (Entered: 12/14/2006)

Dec. 14, 2006

Dec. 14, 2006

3

Summons Issued as to The Corporation Company to plaintiff's counsel for service (mca) (Entered: 01/09/2007)

Jan. 9, 2007

Jan. 9, 2007

4

ANSWER to Complaint by AutoZone, Inc. (mca) (Entered: 02/25/2007)

Feb. 21, 2007

Feb. 21, 2007

5

PRELIMINARY SCHEDULING ORDER entered.Rule 26 Meeting Report due by 4/12/2007.. Signed by Judge William E. Cassady on 2/26/07. (Attachments: # 1 Consent to Jurisdiction of Magistrate Judge) (mca) (Entered: 02/26/2007)

Feb. 26, 2007

Feb. 26, 2007

6

CONSENT to Jurisdiction by US Magistrate Judge by AutoZone, Inc. (SIGNED ONLY BY DEFENDANT) (cmj) (Entered: 03/09/2007)

March 9, 2007

March 9, 2007

7

REPORT of Rule 26(f) Planning Meeting. (Roberts, Stuart) (Entered: 04/02/2007)

April 2, 2007

April 2, 2007

REFERRAL OF 7 Report of Rule 26(f) Planning Meeting to Judge Cassady. (cmj) (Entered: 04/03/2007)

April 3, 2007

April 3, 2007

MOTIONS REFERRED: 8 MOTION for Leave to File Amended Report of Parties Planning Meeting Referred to Judge William E. Cassady. (cmj) (Entered: 04/03/2007)

April 3, 2007

April 3, 2007

9

Joinder in MOTION re 8 MOTION for Leave to File Amended Report of Parties Planning Meeting . (Roberts, Stuart) (Entered: 04/03/2007)

April 3, 2007

April 3, 2007

REFERRAL OF 9 Joinder in Motion to Judge Cassady. (cmj) (Entered: 04/04/2007)

April 4, 2007

April 4, 2007

10

SCHEDULING ORDER:Pretrial Conference set for 12/13/2007 11:30 AM in Chambers before Judge Kristi K. DuBose.,Amended Pleadings due by 6/8/2007.,Discovery cutoff 10/4/2007.,Motions due by 10/18/2007.,Bench Trial will be set at the final pretrial conference. Position Regarding Settlement due by 10/4/2007.. Signed by Judge William E. Cassady on 4/4/07. (Attachments: # 1 Standing Pretrial Order) (cmj) SEE DOC. 11 WHEREIN THIS IS CHANGED TO A JURY TRIAL) (Entered: 04/06/2007)

April 6, 2007

April 6, 2007

11

ORDER granting 8 Motion to Amend the report of parties to reflect that this is a jury case. The Scheduling Order is amended to state that jury selection sall be conducted 1/3/08. Signed by Judge William E. Cassady on 4/10/07. (cmj) (Entered: 04/10/2007)

April 10, 2007

April 10, 2007

12

MOTION to Substitute Attorney by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Granting Substitution of Counsel) (Russell, Ermea) (Entered: 05/29/2007)

May 29, 2007

May 29, 2007

MOTIONS REFERRED: 12 MOTION to Substitute Attorney Referred to Judge William E. Cassady. (cmj) (Entered: 05/30/2007)

May 30, 2007

May 30, 2007

13

ORDER granting 12 Motion to Substitute Attorney.. Signed by Judge William E. Cassady on 5/31/07. (cmj) (Entered: 05/31/2007)

May 31, 2007

May 31, 2007

14

MOTION for Leave to Appear Additional Counsel by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Barrett, Mason) (Entered: 06/11/2007)

June 11, 2007

June 11, 2007

15

MOTION to Quash Subpoenas by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A) (Barrett, Mason) (Entered: 06/11/2007)

June 11, 2007

June 11, 2007

MOTIONS REFERRED: 15 MOTION to Quash Subpoenas Referred to Judge William E. Cassady. (cmj) (Entered: 06/12/2007)

June 12, 2007

June 12, 2007

16

Order Setting Motion Deadline/Hearing re: 15 MOTION to Quash Subpoenas filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Responses due by 6/25/2007 Motion to be taken under submission on 6/25/2007.. Signed by Judge William E. Cassady on 6/13/07. (cmj) (Entered: 06/13/2007)

June 13, 2007

June 13, 2007

17

RESPONSE in Opposition re 15 MOTION to Quash Subpoenas filed by AutoZone, Inc. (Roberts, Stuart) (Entered: 06/13/2007)

June 13, 2007

June 13, 2007

REFERRAL OF 17 Response in Opposition to Motion to Judge Cassady. (cmj) (Entered: 06/14/2007)

June 14, 2007

June 14, 2007

18

REPLY to Response to Motion 15 to Quash Subpoenas filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Barrett, Mason) (Entered: 06/20/2007)

June 20, 2007

June 20, 2007

REFERRAL OF 18 Reply to Response to Motion to Judge Cassady. (cmj) (Entered: 06/21/2007)

June 21, 2007

June 21, 2007

19

MOTION to Strike 18 Reply to Response to Motion by AutoZone, Inc. (Roberts, Stuart) (Entered: 06/21/2007)

June 21, 2007

June 21, 2007

20

NOTICE by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Debra Crook, Senior, Trial Attorney (Crook, Debra) (Entered: 06/21/2007)

June 21, 2007

June 21, 2007

MOTIONS REFERRED: 19 MOTION to Strike 18 Reply to Response to Motion Referred to Judge William E. Cassady. (cmj) (Entered: 06/22/2007)

June 22, 2007

June 22, 2007

22

MOTION to Quash Subpoena by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A) (Barrett, Mason) (Entered: 06/28/2007)

June 28, 2007

June 28, 2007

23

NOTICE of Filing Exhibits to Motion to Quash Subpoena by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission re: 22 MOTION to Quash Subpoena (Barrett, Mason) (Entered: 06/28/2007)

June 28, 2007

June 28, 2007

MOTIONS REFERRED: 22 MOTION to Quash Subpoena Referred to Judge William E. Cassady. (cmj) (Entered: 07/10/2007)

July 10, 2007

July 10, 2007

REFERRAL OF 21 Response in Opposition to Motion, 23 Notice of Filing Exhibits to Judge Cassady. (cmj) (Entered: 07/10/2007)

July 10, 2007

July 10, 2007

24

NOTICE by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of Service of 30(b)(6) Deposition Notice (Crook, Debra) (Entered: 07/18/2007)

July 18, 2007

July 18, 2007

25

NOTICE by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of Service of Darryl Demas Deposition Notice (Crook, Debra) (Entered: 07/18/2007)

July 18, 2007

July 18, 2007

26

NOTICE by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of Service of Erika Freeman Deposition Notice (Crook, Debra) (Entered: 07/18/2007)

July 18, 2007

July 18, 2007

27

NOTICE by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of Service of William Leytham Deposition Notice (Crook, Debra) (Entered: 07/18/2007)

July 18, 2007

July 18, 2007

28

NOTICE by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of Service of Antonio Smith Deposition Notice (Crook, Debra) (Entered: 07/18/2007)

July 18, 2007

July 18, 2007

29

NOTICE by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of Service of Robert Taylor Deposition Notice (Crook, Debra) (Entered: 07/18/2007)

July 18, 2007

July 18, 2007

30

NOTICE by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of Service of Thomas Welch Deposition Notice (Crook, Debra) (Entered: 07/18/2007)

July 18, 2007

July 18, 2007

31

NOTICE by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of Service of Responses to Autozone, Inc.'s Second Interrogatories (Crook, Debra) (Entered: 07/19/2007)

July 19, 2007

July 19, 2007

32

NOTICE by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of Service of Responses to Autozone, Inc.'s Second Requests for Production (Crook, Debra) (Entered: 07/19/2007)

July 19, 2007

July 19, 2007

33

ORDER re: 22 Motion to Quash 15 Motion to Quash; 19 Motion to Strike. The motion to strike 19 is moot. The Court grants plaintiff's motion to quash the subpoena issued by AutoZone to Monster, Inc. 22 . In addition the Court grants in part and denies in part plainiff's motion to quash the subpoenas issued by AutoZone to non − parties ATAdvance Auto Parts, Freds and the Alabama Department of Industrial Relations 15 . The motion to quash the subpoena directed to the ADIR is granted in its entirety. The motion to quash the identical subpoenas issued to ATAdvance Auto Parts and Freds is granted to the extent those subpoenas seek documents as noted regarding Roderick Broughton; it is denied to the extent same seek Broughton's applications for employment forms, payroll reocrds, evaluations and disciplinary action records.. Signed by Judge William E. Cassady on 8/2/07. (cmj) (Entered: 08/03/2007)

Aug. 3, 2007

Aug. 3, 2007

34

NOTICE by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Attorney Debra Hawes Crook (Crook, Debra) (Entered: 08/08/2007)

Aug. 8, 2007

Aug. 8, 2007

35

Notice of Filing Plaintiff's 2nd Set of Request for Admissions to Defendant filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Crook, Debra) (Entered: 08/08/2007)

Aug. 8, 2007

Aug. 8, 2007

36

NOTICE by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Attorney Debra Hawes − Crook (Crook, Debra) (Entered: 08/13/2007)

Aug. 13, 2007

Aug. 13, 2007

37

NOTICE by AutoZone, Inc (Roberts, Stuart) (Entered: 08/13/2007)

Aug. 13, 2007

Aug. 13, 2007

39

NOTICE by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Debra Hawes − Crook, Attorney (Crook, Debra) (Entered: 08/20/2007)

Aug. 20, 2007

Aug. 20, 2007

MOTIONS REFERRED: 38 MOTION to Compel Discovery Debra Hawes − Crook, Attorney Referred to Judge William E. Cassady. (cmj) (Entered: 08/21/2007)

Aug. 21, 2007

Aug. 21, 2007

REFERRAL OF 39 Notice to Judge Cassady. (cmj) (Entered: 08/21/2007)

Aug. 21, 2007

Aug. 21, 2007

40

ENDORSED ORDER taking under advisement 38 Motion to Compel Discovery. Any response to this motion to compel shall be filed not later than August 28, 2007. Signed by Judge William E. Cassady on 8/21/07. (Cassady, William) (Entered: 08/21/2007)

Aug. 21, 2007

Aug. 21, 2007

41

BRIEF in Support of MOTION to Compel Discovery (Doc. 38) Debra Hawes − Crook by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Crook, Debra) Modified on 8/22/2007 (eec, ). (Entered: 08/21/2007)

Aug. 21, 2007

Aug. 21, 2007

42

Notice of Filing Notice of Deposition filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Crook, Debra) (Entered: 08/22/2007)

Aug. 22, 2007

Aug. 22, 2007

43

Notice of Filing Notice of Deposition filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Crook, Debra) (Entered: 08/22/2007)

Aug. 22, 2007

Aug. 22, 2007

44

Notice of Filing Notice of Deposition filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Crook, Debra) (Entered: 08/22/2007)

Aug. 22, 2007

Aug. 22, 2007

45

Notice of Filing Notice of Deposition filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Crook, Debra) (Entered: 08/22/2007)

Aug. 22, 2007

Aug. 22, 2007

REFERRAL OF 41 MOTION to Compel Discovery Debra Hawes − Crook to Judge Cassady. (cmj) (Entered: 08/22/2007)

Aug. 22, 2007

Aug. 22, 2007

46

MOTION to Supplement Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Defendant's Designation of a Rule 30(b)(6) Corporate Designee and Production of Associated Documents by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Lee, Julie) (Entered: 08/24/2007)

Aug. 24, 2007

Aug. 24, 2007

MOTIONS REFERRED: 46 MOTION to Supplement Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Defendant's Designation of a Rule 30(b)(6) Corporate Designee and Production of Associated Documents Referred to Judge William E. Cassady. (cmj) (Entered: 08/27/2007)

Aug. 27, 2007

Aug. 27, 2007

47

Amended MOTION to Supplement Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Designation 0f 30(b)(6) Designee and for Production of Associated Documents by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Lee, Julie) (Entered: 08/27/2007)

Aug. 27, 2007

Aug. 27, 2007

48

MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 40 Order on Motion to Compel Discovery, 38 MOTION to Compel Discovery Debra Hawes − Crook, Attorney , 47 Amended MOTION to Supplement Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Designation 0f 30(b)(6) Designee and for Production of Associated Documents , 46 MOTION to Supplement Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Defendant's Designation of a Rule 30(b)(6) Corporate Designee and Production of Associated Documents by AutoZone, Inc. (Roberts, Stuart) (Entered: 08/27/2007)

Aug. 27, 2007

Aug. 27, 2007

MOTIONS REFERRED: 48 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 40 Order on Motion to Compel Discovery, 38 MOTION to Compel Discovery Debra Hawes − Crook, Attorney , 47 Amended MOTION to Supplement Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Designation MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 40 Order on Motion to Compel Discovery, 38 MOTION to Compel Discovery Debra Hawes − Crook, Attorney, 47 Amended MOTION to Supplement Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Designation MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 40 Order on Motion to Compel Discovery, 38 MOTION to Compel Discovery Debra Hawes − Crook, Attorney, 47 Amended MOTION to Supplement Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Designation, 47 Amended MOTION to Supplement Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Designation 0f 30(b)(6) Designee and for Production of Associated Documents Referred to Judge William E. Cassady. (cmj) (Entered: 08/28/2007)

Aug. 28, 2007

Aug. 28, 2007

49

ENDORSED ORDER granting 46 Motion to Supplement; granting 47 Motion to Supplement; granting 48 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply Responses due by 8/31/2007. Signed by Judge William E. Cassady on 8/28/07. (Cassady, William) (Entered: 08/28/2007)

Aug. 28, 2007

Aug. 28, 2007

50

NOTICE of Appearance by Stuart D. Roberts on behalf of AutoZone, Inc (Roberts, Stuart) (Entered: 08/31/2007)

Aug. 31, 2007

Aug. 31, 2007

51

RESPONSE to Motion re: 38 MOTION to Compel Discovery Debra Hawes − Crook, Attorney filed by AutoZone, Inc. (Roberts, Stuart) (Entered: 08/31/2007)

Aug. 31, 2007

Aug. 31, 2007

52

MOTION to Stay Proceedings by AutoZone, Inc. (Roberts, Stuart) (Entered: 08/31/2007)

Aug. 31, 2007

Aug. 31, 2007

53

MOTION for Summary Judgment by AutoZone, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Brief in Support of AutoZone's Motion for Summary Judgment# 2 Evidentiary Submission in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment# 3 Determinations of Undisputed Fact and Conclusions of Law# 4 Proposed Order) (Roberts, Stuart) (Entered: 08/31/2007)

Aug. 31, 2007

Aug. 31, 2007

REFERRAL OF 51 Response to Motion to Judge Cassady. (cmj) (Entered: 09/05/2007)

Sept. 5, 2007

Sept. 5, 2007

MOTIONS REFERRED: 52 MOTION to Stay Proceedings , 53 MOTION for Summary Judgment to Judge DuBose (cmj) (Entered: 09/05/2007)

Sept. 5, 2007

Sept. 5, 2007

54

Order Setting Motion Deadline re: 53 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by AutoZone, Inc Responses due by 9/20/2007 Replies due by 10/1/2007. Motion to be taken under submission on 10/11/2007.. Signed by Judge Kristi K. DuBose on 9/5/07. (cmj) (Entered: 09/05/2007)

Sept. 5, 2007

Sept. 5, 2007

55

Order entered re: 52 MOTION to Stay Proceedings filed by AutoZone, Inc. Any response to the motion should be filed on or before 9/14/07. Signed by Judge Kristi K. DuBose on 9/5/07. (mca) (Entered: 09/05/2007)

Sept. 5, 2007

Sept. 5, 2007

56

MOTION for Extension of Time to Reply to Defendant's Response to Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Designation of Corporate Representative by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Lee, Julie) (Entered: 09/05/2007)

Sept. 5, 2007

Sept. 5, 2007

MOTIONS REFERRED: 56 MOTION for Extension of Time to Reply to Defendant's Response to Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Designation of Corporate Representative . Referred to Judge William E. Cassady. (mca) (Entered: 09/06/2007)

Sept. 6, 2007

Sept. 6, 2007

57

RESPONSE to Motion re: 56 MOTION for Extension of Time to Reply to Defendant's Response to Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Designation of Corporate Representative filed by AutoZone, Inc. (Roberts, Stuart) (Entered: 09/07/2007)

Sept. 7, 2007

Sept. 7, 2007

58

ENDORSED ORDER granting 56 Motion for Extension of Time The reply is due by 9/14/2007.. After a review of the motion, defendant's response (Doc. 57) and the record, it is decided that giving the party that carries the burden of persuasion an opportunity to file a reply will not cause any harm or delay a ruling on the motion to compel, especially given that defendant has moved to stay which is pending before the trial judge. Signed by Judge William E. Cassady on 9/07/07. (Cassady, William) (Entered: 09/07/2007)

Sept. 7, 2007

Sept. 7, 2007

59

MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply to Opposition to Motion to Compel 30(b)(6) Deposition and to Motion to Stay by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Lee, Julie) (Entered: 09/15/2007)

Sept. 15, 2007

Sept. 15, 2007

60

RESPONSE to Motion re: 52 MOTION to Stay Proceedings filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Lee, Julie) (Entered: 09/15/2007)

Sept. 15, 2007

Sept. 15, 2007

MOTIONS REFERRED: 59 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply to Opposition to Motion to Compel 30(b)(6) Deposition and to Motion to Stay Referred to Judge William E. Cassady. (cmj) (Entered: 09/17/2007)

Sept. 17, 2007

Sept. 17, 2007

REFERRAL OF 60 Response to Motion to Judge DuBose. (cmj) (Entered: 09/17/2007)

Sept. 17, 2007

Sept. 17, 2007

REFERRAL OF 61 Reply to Judge Cassady. (cmj) (Entered: 09/17/2007)

Sept. 17, 2007

Sept. 17, 2007

62

Notice of Filing Response to Second Request for Admissions filed by AutoZone, Inc. (Roberts, Stuart) (Entered: 09/17/2007)

Sept. 17, 2007

Sept. 17, 2007

63

ORDER entered granting 59 Plaintiff's Motion for a one − day extension of time to file its reply to the defendant's opposition to its motion to compel designation of a corporate designee and to respond to defendant's request for stay of discovery. Signed by Judge William E. Cassady on 9/17/07. (mca) (Entered: 09/17/2007)

Sept. 17, 2007

Sept. 17, 2007

64

ORDER denying 52 Motion to Stay as set out.. Signed by Judge Kristi K. DuBose on 9/18/07. (cmj) (Entered: 09/19/2007)

Sept. 19, 2007

Sept. 19, 2007

65

MOTION for Extension of Time to Complete Discovery by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Lee, Julie) (Entered: 09/20/2007)

Sept. 20, 2007

Sept. 20, 2007

66

MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply to Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Lee, Julie) (Entered: 09/20/2007)

Sept. 20, 2007

Sept. 20, 2007

67

NOTICE by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission re 66 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply to Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment (Lee, Julie) (Entered: 09/20/2007)

Sept. 20, 2007

Sept. 20, 2007

68

ENDORSED ORDER granting 66 plaintiff's Motion for Extension of Time to File Response to defendants motion for summary judgment. Response due by 9/21/2007. Signed by Judge Kristi K. DuBose on 9/21/07. (kpn, ) (Entered: 09/21/2007)

Sept. 21, 2007

Sept. 21, 2007

69

REPLY to Response to Motion 38 filed by AutoZone, Inc. (Roberts, Stuart) (Entered: 09/21/2007)

Sept. 21, 2007

Sept. 21, 2007

70

RESPONSE in Opposition re 53 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Lee, Julie) (Entered: 09/21/2007)

Sept. 21, 2007

Sept. 21, 2007

71

NOTICE of Filing Exhibits for Plaintiff's Response to Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit A: Declaration of Roderick Broughton# 2 Exhibit Exhibit B − 1: Deposition Transcript of Roderick Broughton# 3 Exhibit Exhibit B − 2: Deposition Transcript of Roderick Broughton# 4 Exhibit Exhibit B − 3: Deposition Transcript of Roderick Broughton# 5 Exhibit Exhibit B − 4: Deposition Transcript of Roderick Broughton# 6 Exhibit Exhibit B − 5: Deposition Transcript of Roderick Broughton# 7 Exhibit Exhibit B − 6: Deposition Transcript of Roderick Broughton# 8 Exhibit Exhibit B − 7: Deposition Transcript of Roderick Broughton# 9 Exhibit Exhibit C − 1: Deposition Transcript of David Walker# 10 Exhibit Exhibit C − 2: Deposition Transcript of David Walker# 11 Exhibit Exhibit C − 3: Deposition Transcript of David Walker# 12 Exhibit Exhibit C − 5: Deposition Transcript of David Walker# 13 Exhibit Exhibit C − 6: Deposition Transcript of David Walker# 14 Exhibit Exhibit C − 7: Deposition Transcript of David Walker# 15 Exhibit Exhibit C − 7: Deposition Transcript of David Walker# 16 Exhibit Exhibit D − 1: Deposition Transcript of Antonio Smith# 17 Exhibit Exhibit D − 2: Deposition Transcript of Antonio Smith# 18 Exhibit Exhibit E: Statement of Materially Disputed Facts) (Lee, Julie) (Entered: 09/22/2007)

Sept. 22, 2007

Sept. 22, 2007

72

Order re: 38 MOTION to Compel Discovery Debra Hawes − Crook, Attorney filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and 69 reply to reponse − the parties are ORDERED to file no further pleadings addressed to this issue. Should any such pleading be filed, it will be stricken from the record. Signed by Judge William E. Cassady on 9/24/07. (cmj) (Entered: 09/24/2007)

Sept. 24, 2007

Sept. 24, 2007

73

MOTION for E.J. Russell, Esquire, Valerie Powe, Esquire, Mason Barrett, Esquire to Withdraw as Attorney of Record by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Lee, Julie) (Entered: 09/24/2007)

Sept. 24, 2007

Sept. 24, 2007

74

ORDER granting 73 Motion for Mason Barnett, Valerie Powe and EJ Russell to Withdraw as Attorneys.. Signed by Judge William E. Cassady on 9/25/07. (cmj) (Entered: 09/25/2007)

Sept. 25, 2007

Sept. 25, 2007

75

REPLY Brief filed by Defendant AutoZone, Inc re: 70 Response in Opposition to Motion, 53 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by AutoZone, Inc. (Roberts, Stuart) (Entered: 10/01/2007)

Oct. 1, 2007

Oct. 1, 2007

76

MOTION to Strike Portions of Roderick Broughton's Affidavit by AutoZone, Inc. (Roberts, Stuart) (Entered: 10/01/2007)

Oct. 1, 2007

Oct. 1, 2007

77

MOTION to Supplement Evidentiary Submission in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment and Motion to Strike by AutoZone, Inc. (Roberts, Stuart) (Entered: 10/04/2007)

Oct. 4, 2007

Oct. 4, 2007

78

Order Setting Motion Deadline/Hearing re: 76 MOTION to Strike Portions of Roderick Broughton's Affidavit filed by AutoZone, Inc Responses due by 10/10/2007. Signed by Judge Kristi K. DuBose on 10/4/07. (cmj) (Entered: 10/04/2007)

Oct. 4, 2007

Oct. 4, 2007

79

ENDORSED ORDER granting 77 Motion to Supplement. Signed by Judge Kristi K. DuBose on 10/4/07. (kpn, ) (Entered: 10/04/2007)

Oct. 4, 2007

Oct. 4, 2007

80

MOTION to Correct Exhibits Filed With Plainitff's Opposition to Defendant's Summary Judgment Motion by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Corrected Exhibit 1# 2 Exhibit Corrected Exhibit C − 2# 3 Exhibit Corrected Exhibit C − 2# 4 Exhibit Corrected Exhibit C − 3# 5 Exhibit Corrected Exhibit C − 5# 6 Exhibit Correted Exhibit C − 6# 7 Exhibit Corrected Exhibit C − 7# 8 Exhibit Corrected Exhibit C − 8# 9 Exhibit Corrected Exhibit C − 9) (Lee, Julie) (Entered: 10/10/2007)

Oct. 10, 2007

Oct. 10, 2007

81

RESPONSE to Motion re: 76 MOTION to Strike Portions of Roderick Broughton's Affidavit filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit A − Broughton's Deposition Testimony# 2 Exhibit Exhibit B − Walker's Deposition Testimony# 3 Exhibit Broughton's Statement to EEOC − Exhibit C) (Lee, Julie) (Entered: 10/10/2007)

Oct. 10, 2007

Oct. 10, 2007

82

ORDER STAYING CASE until further order of the court. Signed by Judge Kristi K. DuBose on 10/17/07. (cmj) (Entered: 10/17/2007)

Oct. 17, 2007

Oct. 17, 2007

83

ORDER granting 53 Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment. Signed by Judge Kristi K. DuBose on 10/30/07. (cmj) (Entered: 10/30/2007)

Oct. 30, 2007

Oct. 30, 2007

Case Details

State / Territory: Alabama

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

Multi-LexSum (in sample)

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 29, 2006

Closing Date: Oct. 30, 2007

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), is the agency of the United States of America charged with the administration, interpretation and enforcement of Title VII Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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

AUTOZONE, INC (Mobile), Private Entity/Person

Defendant Type(s):

Retailer

Case Details

Causes of Action:

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

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Defendant

Nature of Relief:

None

Source of Relief:

None

Issues

General:

Retaliation

Discrimination-area:

Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff

Harassment / Hostile Work Environment

Discrimination-basis:

Race discrimination

Sex discrimination

Race:

Black

Affected Gender:

Male

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits

National Origin/Ethnicity:

Other