Case: EEOC v. BETZ JOB SERVICE, INC. AND QUAKER MFG. CORP.

4:03-cv-01533 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

Filed Date: July 22, 2003

Closed Date: 2004

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Case Summary

In July 2003, the Cleveland office of the EEOC brought this Title VII suit against Betz Job Service, Inc. and Quaker MFG. Corp in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. The complaint alleged that the defendant discriminated against the claimant by maintaining a business relationship with its hiring agency whereby it refused to hire female applicants because of their sex. The case settled by entry of a settlement agreement in July 2004. No information is available pertaining to the settlement agreement.

Summary Authors

Kevin Wilemon (7/17/2007)

People


Judge(s)

Baughman, William H. Jr. (Ohio)

Gaughan, Patricia Anne (Ohio)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Lee, James L. (District of Columbia)

Reams, Gwendolyn Young (District of Columbia)

Sargent, John D (Ohio)

Watson, C. Larry (Ohio)

Williams-Alexander, Donna L. (Ohio)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Dezort, Robert E. (Ohio)

Hartford, Robert S. (Ohio)

Millisor, Richard A. (Ohio)

Judge(s)

Baughman, William H. Jr. (Ohio)

Gaughan, Patricia Anne (Ohio)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Lee, James L. (District of Columbia)

Reams, Gwendolyn Young (District of Columbia)

Sargent, John D (Ohio)

Watson, C. Larry (Ohio)

Williams-Alexander, Donna L. (Ohio)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Dezort, Robert E. (Ohio)

Hartford, Robert S. (Ohio)

Millisor, Richard A. (Ohio)

Nobil, Steven M. (Ohio)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Docket

EEOC v. Betz Job Service, Inc. et al

July 19, 2004 Docket
1

Complaint

EEOC v. BETZ JOB SERVICE, INC., and QUAKER MFG. CORP.

July 22, 2003 Complaint
49

Judgment Entry

EEOC v. Betz Job Service, Inc., et al.

July 19, 2004 Order/Opinion

Docket

Last updated May 12, 2022, 8 p.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link
2

Random Assignment of Magistrate Judge William H. Baughman, Jr. (E, P) (Entered: 07/29/2003)

July 22, 2003
3

Notice of Placement of case in the CM/ECF Docketing System (E, P) (Entered: 07/29/2003)

July 22, 2003
4

Case Management Conference Scheduling Order with case management conference to be held by Judge Patricia Gaughan on 9/19/2003 at 08:45 AM to be held telephonically (D, Mary) (Entered: 08/11/2003)

Aug. 11, 2003
5

Attorney Appearance as Counsel of Record for Defendant Quaker Mfg. Corp. by Robert E. Dezort filed by on behalf of Quaker MFG. Corp.. (Dezort, Robert) (Entered: 08/14/2003)

Aug. 14, 2003
6

Notice of Service on Plaintiff's Counsel of Waiver of Service of Summons filed by Quaker MFG. Corp.. (Dezort, Robert) (Entered: 08/14/2003)

Aug. 14, 2003
7

Attorney Appearance by Robert S. Hartford, Jr. filed by on behalf of Betz Job Service, Inc.. (Hartford, Jr., Robert) (Entered: 08/22/2003)

Aug. 22, 2003
8

Waiver of Summons by returned. Waiver mailed on 7/22/2003 filed by Quaker MFG. Corp. (B, B) (Entered: 08/25/2003)

Aug. 22, 2003
9

Notice of filing report of parties' planning meeting filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (C, K A) (Entered: 09/02/2003)

Sept. 2, 2003
10

Report of Parties' Planning Meeting filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (C, K A) (Entered: 09/02/2003)

Sept. 2, 2003
11

Notice of filing waiver of service of summons filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (C, K A) (Entered: 09/02/2003)

Sept. 2, 2003
12

Waiver of Summons by Betz Job Service, Inc. returned. Waiver mailed on 8/15/03 filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (C, K A) (Entered: 09/02/2003)

Sept. 2, 2003
13

Answer to Complaint (Related Doc # 1) filed by Quaker MFG. Corp. (Dezort, Robert) Modified text on 9/9/2003 (E, P). (Entered: 09/08/2003)

Sept. 8, 2003
14

Notice of Service of First Set of Interrogatories and First Request for Production of Documents Propounded to Plaintiff EEOC on 9/8/03 filed by Quaker MFG. Corp.. (Dezort, Robert) Modified text on 9/9/2003 (E, P). (Entered: 09/08/2003)

Sept. 8, 2003
15

Notice of Service of Initial Disclosures filed by Betz Job Service, Inc.. (Hartford, Jr., Robert) (Entered: 09/15/2003)

Sept. 15, 2003
16

Notice of Service of Defendant's Rule 26(a)(1) Voluntary Disclosures filed by Quaker MFG. Corp.. (Millisor, Richard) (Entered: 09/15/2003)

Sept. 15, 2003
17

Notice of Service of Quaker Mfg. Corp.'s First Set of Interrogatories and First Request for Production of Documents Propounded to Betz Job Service, Inc. filed by Quaker MFG. Corp.. (Dezort, Robert) (Entered: 09/15/2003)

Sept. 15, 2003
19

Notice of Service of First Request for Admissions To Defendant Quaker Mfg. Corp on 9/18/03 filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Sargent, John) Modified text on 10/20/2003 (E, P). (Entered: 09/18/2003)

Sept. 18, 2003
21

Case Management Conference Order: Case is assigned to the Complex track. Non-expert discovery due by 5/28/04. Expert reports exchanged by 3/1/04 for plaintiff and 4/1/04 for defendant and Expert Discovery due by 5/28/2004. Parties to be Joined and Pleading Amendments due by 11/28/2003, Dispositive Motions due by 7/15/2004, with status conference to be held on 3/2/2004 at 9:00 AM. Parties are not required to appear in person. Counsel must appear in person unless otherwise ordered by the Court. Judge Patricia A. Gaughan (L-C, S) (Entered: 09/26/2003)

Sept. 19, 2003
22

Order Designating Case for Electronic Filing. Judge Patricia A. Gaughan (L-C, S) (Entered: 09/26/2003)

Sept. 19, 2003
20

Answer to Complaint (Related Doc # 1) filed by Betz Job Service, Inc.. (Hartford, Jr., Robert) (Entered: 09/24/2003)

Sept. 24, 2003
23

Attorney Appearance by Donna L. Williams-Alexander filed by on behalf of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Williams-Alexander, Donna) (Entered: 10/07/2003)

Oct. 7, 2003
24

Notice of service of discovery responses to defendant on 10/14/03 filed by Betz Job Service, Inc. (Hartford, Jr., Robert) Modified text on 10/15/2003 (E, P). (Entered: 10/14/2003)

Oct. 14, 2003
25

Notice to take Deposition of Jerry Timmann, Marland Billiter and Amber Mohr on Thursday, November 13, 2003 at 1:00 p.m., Friday, November 14, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. and Friday, November 14, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. filed by Quaker MFG. Corp.. (Dezort, Robert) Modified text on 10/15/2003 (E, P). (Entered: 10/14/2003)

Oct. 14, 2003
26

Notice of service of EEOC's discovery responses to defendant on 10/14/03 filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Sargent, John) Modified text on 10/15/2003 (E, P). (Entered: 10/14/2003)

Oct. 14, 2003
27

Notice of Service of Responses to Plaintiff EEOC's First Requests for Admissions on 10/17/03 filed by Quaker MFG. Corp. (Millisor, Richard) Modified text on 10/20/2003 (E, P). (Entered: 10/17/2003)

Oct. 17, 2003
28

Subpoena Returned Executed; served upon Marland Billiter by courier on 10/23/03 filed by Quaker MFG. Corp. (E, P) (Entered: 10/27/2003)

Oct. 24, 2003
29

Subpoena Returned Executed; served upon Amber Mohr by courier on 10/18/03 filed by Quaker MFG. Corp. (E, P) (Entered: 10/27/2003)

Oct. 24, 2003
30

Motion for leave to file an Amended Answer Instanter to Assert a Cross-Claim filed by Quaker MFG. Corp.. (Attachments: # 1 Pleading Amended Answer and Cross-Claim of Quaker Mfg. Corp.)(Dezort, Robert) (Entered: 11/26/2003)

Nov. 26, 2003
32

Motion for extension of time to file memorandum in opposition to motion of defendant for leave to file amended answer and to assert crossclaim filed by Betz Job Service, Inc.. Related document(s)30. (Hartford, Jr., Robert) Modified text on 12/8/2003 (E, P). (Entered: 12/05/2003)

Dec. 5, 2003
33

Memorandum In Support of Motion for extension of time filed by Betz Job Service, Inc.. Related document(s)32. (Hartford, Jr., Robert) (Entered: 12/05/2003)

Dec. 5, 2003

Marginal Entry Order (NON-DOCUMENT): Betz's Motion for enlargement of time to file its memorandum in opposition to the motion of Defendant Quaker Mfg. Corp. for leave to file an amended answer instanter to assert a cross-claim is granted to 1/9/04. Judge Patricia A.Gaughan (Related Doc # 32)(L-C, S) (Entered: 12/12/2003)

Dec. 10, 2003
34

Second Motion for extension of time to file memorandum in opposition to motion of defendant Quaker for leave to file amended answer and crossclaim filed by Betz Job Service, Inc.. Related document(s)30. (Hartford, Jr., Robert) (Entered: 01/09/2004)

Jan. 9, 2004
35

Memorandum In Support of Second Motion for extension of time to file memorandum in opposition to motion of defendant Quaker for leave to file amended answer and crossclaim filed by Betz Job Service, Inc.. Related document(s)34. (Hartford, Jr., Robert) (Entered: 01/09/2004)

Jan. 9, 2004

Marginal Entry Order (NON-DOCUMENT): Betz's Second Motion for extension of time to file memorandum in opposition to motion of defendant Quaker for leave to file amended answer and crossclaim is granted to 2/6/04. Judge Patricia A. Gaughan (Related Doc # 34)(L-C, S) (Entered: 01/15/2004)

Jan. 15, 2004
36

Third Motion for extension of time until 3/8/04 to File its Memorandum in Opposition to Quaker's Motion for Leave to File Amended Answer and Cross-Claim filed by Betz Job Service, Inc. Related document(s)30. (Hartford, Jr., Robert) Modified text on 2/6/2004 (E, P). (Entered: 02/05/2004)

Feb. 5, 2004
37

Memorandum In Support of Third Motion for extension of time to File its Memorandum in Opposition to Quaker's Motion for Leave to File Amended Answer and Cross-Claim filed by Betz Job Service, Inc.. Related document(s)36. (Hartford, Jr., Robert) (Entered: 02/05/2004)

Feb. 5, 2004

Order (non-document): Defendant, Betz Job Service, Inc.'s Third Motion for extension of time to File its Memorandum in Opposition to Quaker's Motion for Leave to File Amended Answer and Cross-Claim is granted to 3/8/04. Judge Patricia A. Gaughan (Related Doc # 36)(L-C, S) (Entered: 02/09/2004)

Feb. 9, 2004
38

Civil Minutes/Order. Status Conference held. Plaintiff's expert report is now due 4/15/04. Defendants' expert report is now due 5/15/043. Non-expert and expert discovery deadlines are now due by 6/15/2004, Dispositive Motions due by 7/15/2004, with status conference to be held on 6/15/2004 at 09:30 AM at Chambers 19B. Defendant Betz Job Service's oral motion for enlargement of time to file a brief in opposition to the motion for leave to file a cross-claim is granted without objection to 4/15/04. Signed by Judge Patricia A. Gaughan on 3/3/04. (E, P) (Entered: 03/03/2004)

March 3, 2004
39

Fifth Motion for extension of time to File Memorandum in Opposition to Defendant-Quaker's Motion for Leave to File Amended Answer and Cross-Claim filed by Betz Job Service, Inc.. Related document(s)30. (Hartford, Jr., Robert) (Entered: 04/08/2004)

April 8, 2004
40

Brief Memorandum in Support of Fifth Motion for Enlargement of Time filed by Betz Job Service, Inc.. Related document(s)39. (Hartford, Jr., Robert) (Entered: 04/08/2004)

April 8, 2004

Order (non-document): Betz's Fifth Motion for extension of time to File Memorandum in Opposition to Defendant-Quaker's Motion for Leave to File Amended Answer and Cross-Claim is granted to 5/14/04. Judge Patricia A. Gaughan (Related Doc # 39)(L-C, S) (Entered: 04/19/2004)

April 19, 2004
41

Sixth Motion for extension of time to File Memorandum in Opposition filed by Betz Job Service, Inc.. (Hartford, Jr., Robert) (Entered: 05/13/2004)

May 13, 2004
42

Memorandum In Support of Sixth Motion for extension of time to File Memorandum in Opposition filed by Betz Job Service, Inc.. Related document(s)41. (Hartford, Jr., Robert) (Entered: 05/13/2004)

May 13, 2004

Order (non-document): Defendant Betz Job Service, Inc.'s Sixth Motion for extension of time to File Memorandum in Opposition is granted to 6/14/04. Judge Patricia A. Gaughan (Related Doc # 41)(L-C, S) (Entered: 05/13/2004)

May 13, 2004
43

Notice of Withdrawal of Counsel John D. Sargent filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Sargent, John) Modified text on 5/18/2004 (E, P). (Entered: 05/17/2004)

May 17, 2004
44

Seventh Motion for extension of time until 7-14-04 to file Memorandum in Opposition to the motion for leave to file amended answer instanter filed by Betz Job Service, Inc.. Related document(s)30. (Hartford, Jr., Robert) Modified text of docket entry on 6/16/2004 (B, B). (Entered: 06/10/2004)

June 10, 2004
45

Memorandum In Support of Seventh Motion for extension of time until 7-14-04 to file Memorandum in Opposition to motion for leave to file amended answer instanter filed by Betz Job Service, Inc.. Related document(s)44. (Hartford, Jr., Robert) Modified text of docket entry on 6/16/2004 (B, B). (Entered: 06/10/2004)

June 10, 2004

Order (non-document): Defendant, Betz Job Service, Inc.'s Seventh Motion for enlargement of time to file Memorandum in Opposition to the motion for leave to file an amended answer instanter is granted to 7/14/04. Judge Patricia A. Gaughan (Related Doc # 44)(L-C, S) Modified text of docket entry on 6/22/2004 (B, B). (Entered: 06/15/2004)

June 14, 2004
46

Minutes/Order: Status conference set June 15, 2004 has been cancelled as the Court anticipates a Dismissal Entry by June 18, 2004. Judge Patricia A. Gaughan (L-C, S) (Entered: 06/15/2004)

June 14, 2004
48

Notice of Proposed Judgment Entry filed by Betz Job Service, Inc., Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Quaker MFG. Corp.. (Hartford, Jr., Robert) (Entered: 07/13/2004)

July 13, 2004
49

Judgment Entry: The Court, having been advised that the Plaintiff and Defendants in the action have entered into a settlement agreement effective July 12, 2004, hereby orders all claims dismissed with prejudice, each party to bear its own costs. According to the terms of the settlement agreement and at the joint request of all parties, the Court agrees to retain jurisdiction to enforce the continuing obligations made by the parties in the settlement agreement. Judge Patricia A. Gaughan (related doc. 48) (L-C, S) (Entered: 07/22/2004)

July 19, 2004

State / Territory: Ohio

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: July 22, 2003

Closing Date: 2004

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

Quaker MFG. Corp. (Salem, OH), Private Entity/Person

Betz Job Service, Inc. (Salem, OH), Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

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

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

Discrimination-area:

Hiring

Discrimination-basis:

Sex discrimination

Affected Gender:

Female

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits