Case: EEOC v. SPARTAN STORES, INC.

1:97-cv-00839 | U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Filed Date: Oct. 6, 1997

Closed Date: June 22, 1998

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Case Summary

The Detroit District Office of the EEOC brought this action in the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan, Southern Division, against Spartan Stores, Inc. The complaint was filed in October 1997, and after various discovery motions, the parties settled and the case was dismissed in June 1998. The only document we have available for this case is the docket.

Summary Authors

Kevin Wilemon (6/7/2007)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

1:97-cv-00839

Docket (PACER)

EEOC v. Spartan Stores, Inc.

June 22, 1998

June 22, 1998

Docket

Resources

Docket

Last updated Aug. 10, 2022, 3:05 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

NOTICE OF REMOVAL (12 pgs) filed by defts w/notice of removal and copy of summons and complaint w/jury demand; removed from Kent Cty Cir Ct Case Number: 97-09063-NZ (mbb) (Entered: 10/07/1997)

Oct. 6, 1997

Oct. 6, 1997

2

PROOF OF SERVICE by deft Spartan Stores, Inc. (mbb) (Entered: 10/07/1997)

Oct. 6, 1997

Oct. 6, 1997

3

RECEIPT # 303899 in the amount of $ 150.00 submitted by deft's counsel for filing fee (mbb) (Entered: 10/07/1997)

Oct. 6, 1997

Oct. 6, 1997

RECEIPT OF CASE LETTER to all counsel (cc: file) (mbb) (Entered: 10/07/1997)

Oct. 7, 1997

Oct. 7, 1997

4

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE by Jon G. March and Gary Allan Chamberlin on behalf of deft. (gjf) (Entered: 10/14/1997)

Oct. 14, 1997

Oct. 14, 1997

5

ANSWER to complaint by deft w/affirmative and other defenses and jury demand (gjf) (Entered: 10/14/1997)

Oct. 14, 1997

Oct. 14, 1997

6

PROOF OF SERVICE by deft for pleadings #4 & #5 (gjf) (Entered: 10/14/1997)

Oct. 14, 1997

Oct. 14, 1997

7

ORDER Scheduling Rule 16 Status Conference by Judge Robert Holmes Bell; status conf set for 1:00 p.m. on 11/19/97; joint status report to be filed three days prior to conference (11/14/97) (cc: all counsel) (gjf) (Entered: 10/15/1997)

Oct. 15, 1997

Oct. 15, 1997

8

FIRST AMENDED ANSWER [5-1] by deft w/affirmative and other defenses and proof of svc. (gjf) (Entered: 11/04/1997)

Nov. 3, 1997

Nov. 3, 1997

9

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by pltf for first set of interrogatories and first set of requests for documents (gjf) (Entered: 11/10/1997)

Nov. 10, 1997

Nov. 10, 1997

10

JOINT STATUS REPORT filed by deft and pltf w/estimated length of trial of approximately 10 full days (gjf) (Entered: 11/17/1997)

Nov. 14, 1997

Nov. 14, 1997

PROCEEDING before Judge Robert Holmes Bell; Rule 16 Status Conf held 11/19/97 . Track Standard. Final pretrial 9/18/98 at 1:00 p.m. Jury trial 10/5/98 at 9:00 a.m. Court reporter Kevin Gaugier (gjf) (Entered: 11/19/1997)

Nov. 19, 1997

Nov. 19, 1997

11

CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER (5 pgs) by Judge Robert Holmes Bell; joinder of parties and amendments of pleadings by motion no later than 1/19/98; pltf's & deft's known witnesses, including experts by 1/19/98; interrogatories limited to 30 single part questions; depositions limited to 10 fact witnesses per party; jury trial set for 9:00 a.m. on 10/5/98; discovery completed by 5/19/98; dispositive motion filing ddl set for 6/19/98; final pretrial conf set for 1:00 p.m. on 9/18/98 before Judge Bell; case assigned to standard track (cc: all counsel 11/20/97) (gjf) (Entered: 11/20/1997)

Nov. 19, 1997

Nov. 19, 1997

13

PROOF OF SERVICE by deft for first set of interrogatories to pltf and first request to pltf for production of documents and things (gjf) (Entered: 12/16/1997)

Dec. 15, 1997

Dec. 15, 1997

14

MOTION by deft for leave to file second amended answer and affirmative and other defenses w/brief in support and PROPOSED second amended answer (gjf) (Entered: 01/20/1998)

Jan. 20, 1998

Jan. 20, 1998

15

DISCLOSURE OF NON-EXPERT TRIAL WITNESSES submitted by deft (gjf) (Entered: 01/20/1998)

Jan. 20, 1998

Jan. 20, 1998

16

DISCLOSURE OF EXPERT WITNESSES submitted by deft (gjf) (Entered: 01/20/1998)

Jan. 20, 1998

Jan. 20, 1998

17

PROOF OF SERVICE by deft for pleadings 14-16 (gjf) (Entered: 01/20/1998)

Jan. 20, 1998

Jan. 20, 1998

18

WITNESS LIST submitted by pltf w/certificate of svc (gjf) (Entered: 01/20/1998)

Jan. 20, 1998

Jan. 20, 1998

19

ORDER (1 pg) by Judge Robert Holmes Bell; granting deft's motion for leave to file second amended answer and affirmative and other defenses [14-1] (cc: all counsel 1/22/98) (gjf) (Entered: 01/22/1998)

Jan. 21, 1998

Jan. 21, 1998

20

SECOND AMENDED ANSWER [8-1] & [5-1] by deft w/affirmative and other defenses (gjf) (Entered: 01/22/1998)

Jan. 21, 1998

Jan. 21, 1998

21

STIPULATED MOTION by all counsel to extend discovery and dispositive motion deadline & prf of svc (mfb) (Entered: 04/22/1998)

April 21, 1998

April 21, 1998

22

ORDER (1 pg) by Judge Robert Holmes Bell; granting stipulated motion to extend discovery and dispositive motion deadline [21-1]. Dispositive motion filing ddl extended to 7/15/98 and discovery extended to 6/30/98 (cc: all counsel) (gjf) (Entered: 05/18/1998)

May 15, 1998

May 15, 1998

23

STIPULATION AND ORDER FOR DISMISSAL (17 pgs) by Judge Robert Holmes Bell; pursuant to attached settlement agreement, terminating case (cc: all counsel 6/23/98) (gjf) (Entered: 06/23/1998)

June 22, 1998

June 22, 1998

Case Details

State / Territory: Michigan

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Oct. 6, 1997

Closing Date: June 22, 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

Spartan Stores Inc, Private Entity/Person

Case Details

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