Case: EEOC v. PRETTY PRODUCTS INC

2:99-cv-00033 | U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Filed Date: Jan. 15, 1999

Closed Date: Nov. 13, 2000

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Case Summary

In January 1999, the Birmingham (along with Washington, D.C.) office of the EEOC brought this suit against Pretty Products Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. The defendant filed a motion for summary judgment in January 2000, and the court granted the summary judgement in favor of the defendant in May 2000. The plaintiff filed an appeal in July 2000, but the parties voluntarily dismissed the appeal in November 2000.

Summary Authors

Lionel Joiner (6/18/2007)

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2:99-cv-00033

00-03952

Docket [Appeals Court]

EEOC v. Pretty Products Inc

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Nov. 9, 2000

Nov. 9, 2000

Docket

2:99-cv-00033

Docket

EEOC v. Pretty Products Inc

Nov. 13, 2000

Nov. 13, 2000

Docket

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Docket

Last updated Aug. 12, 2022, 3:10 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT (referred to Mag. Judge Mark R. Abel ) () (bw) (Entered: 01/19/1999)

Jan. 15, 1999

Jan. 15, 1999

2

WAIVER OF SERVICE mailed to defendant Pretty Products Inc on 1/21/99 () (bw) (Entered: 02/22/1999)

Feb. 18, 1999

Feb. 18, 1999

3

ANSWER by defendant () (bw) (Entered: 03/24/1999)

March 22, 1999

March 22, 1999

5

PRELIMINARY PRETRIAL ORDER by Mag. Judge Mark R. Abel ; Preliminary pretrial conf was held on 11:00 5/27/99 ; discovery cutoff ddl set for 9/30/99 ;mtn filing ddl set for 11/5/99 ( no pgs: 4) (cc: all counsel) (bw) (Entered: 06/01/1999)

June 1, 1999

June 1, 1999

6

STIPULATION ext time for discovery to be completed by 11-30-99 and dispositive motoins to be filed by 1-14-00 (bw) (Entered: 09/01/1999)

Aug. 31, 1999

Aug. 31, 1999

7

AMENDED SCHEDULING ORDER by Mag. Judge Mark R. Abel -Discovery ddl reset to 11/30/99 -Mtn filing ddl reset to 1/14/00 (cc: all counsel) (no pgs: 1) (wh) (Entered: 09/09/1999)

Sept. 9, 1999

Sept. 9, 1999

8

NOTICE OF TRIAL: Final Pretrial Conference set for 10:00 6/23/00 ; Trial set for 9:00 7/24/00 (cc: all counsel) ( no pgs: 1) (bw) Modified on 10/25/1999 (Entered: 10/25/1999)

Oct. 22, 1999

Oct. 22, 1999

Deposition of Eugenia Web (3 vol) (bw) (Entered: 01/18/2000)

Jan. 10, 2000

Jan. 10, 2000

9

MOTION by defendant for summary judgment () (bw) (Entered: 01/18/2000)

Jan. 14, 2000

Jan. 14, 2000

10

MOTION by defendant for summary judgment on laches defense () (bw) (Entered: 01/18/2000)

Jan. 14, 2000

Jan. 14, 2000

11

JOINT MOTION by plaintiffi & defendant for protective order () (bw) (Entered: 02/02/2000)

Feb. 1, 2000

Feb. 1, 2000

12

MOTION by plaintiff to extend time to file a memo in opposition to the motion to dismiss () (bw) (Entered: 02/03/2000)

Feb. 3, 2000

Feb. 3, 2000

13

ORDER by Mag. Judge Mark R. Abel granting motion to extend time to file a memo in opposition to the motion to dismiss [12-1] resp to dispositive motions due by 2-15-00 (cc: all counsel) ( no pgs: 1) (bw) (Entered: 02/08/2000)

Feb. 7, 2000

Feb. 7, 2000

14

AGREED PROTECTIVE ORDER by Mag. Judge Mark R. Abel : granting motion for protective order [11-1] (cc: all counsel) () (bw) (Entered: 02/08/2000)

Feb. 7, 2000

Feb. 7, 2000

Deposition of Virginia King and Eddie Salmon (bw) (Entered: 02/16/2000)

Feb. 15, 2000

Feb. 15, 2000

15

NOTICE by plaintiff of filing depositions of Virginia King and Eddie Salmon (bw) (Entered: 02/16/2000)

Feb. 15, 2000

Feb. 15, 2000

16

RESPONSE by plaintiff to motion for summary judgment [9-1] () (bw) (Entered: 02/16/2000)

Feb. 15, 2000

Feb. 15, 2000

17

RESPONSE by plaintiff to motion for summary judgment on laches defense [10-1] () (bw) (Entered: 02/16/2000)

Feb. 15, 2000

Feb. 15, 2000

18

MOTION by defendant to extendi time to file a reply () (bw) (Entered: 02/23/2000)

Feb. 22, 2000

Feb. 22, 2000

19

NOTICE In-court hearing on defts motions for sj set at 9:00 on 3/17/00 (cc: all counsel) (bw) (Entered: 02/29/2000)

Feb. 29, 2000

Feb. 29, 2000

21

REPLY by defendant to response to motion for summary judgment [9-1] () (bw) (Entered: 03/08/2000)

March 7, 2000

March 7, 2000

22

REPLY by defendant to response to motion for summary judgment on laches defense [10-1] () (bw) (Entered: 03/08/2000)

March 7, 2000

March 7, 2000

23

NOTICE of rescheduling the hearing on the motions for summary judgment for hearing at 10:00 on 3/23/00 hearing rescheduled (cc: all counsel) (bw) (Entered: 03/10/2000)

March 10, 2000

March 10, 2000

24

NOTICE by plaintiff of filing the signature page of the depositions of Virginia King and Ed Salmon (bw) (Entered: 03/14/2000)

March 13, 2000

March 13, 2000

25

CIVIL MINUTES: Proceeding hearing on motions for sj was held before Judge James L. Graham a written decision to issued as soon as possible. (cc: all counsel) () (bw) (Entered: 03/23/2000)

March 23, 2000

March 23, 2000

26

BRIEF in support FILED by defendant Pretty Products Inc in obtaining physicians afdt ( no pgs: 11) (sh) (Entered: 05/01/2000)

April 26, 2000

April 26, 2000

27

Supplemental Recent 6th Circuit Authority by plaintiff EEOC relevant to the claim of Honest Belief (bw) (Entered: 05/02/2000)

May 1, 2000

May 1, 2000

28

MEMORANDUM by plaintiff in support of the motion to strike affidavits (bw) (Entered: 05/02/2000)

May 1, 2000

May 1, 2000

29

MEMORANDUM IN RESPONSE by plaintiff to [26-1] () (bw) (Entered: 05/09/2000)

May 8, 2000

May 8, 2000

30

Pretrial Disclosure of Witness list submitted by defendant () (bw) (Entered: 05/25/2000)

May 24, 2000

May 24, 2000

31

Pretrial Disclosure of Witness list submitted by plaintiff () (bw) (Entered: 05/30/2000)

May 30, 2000

May 30, 2000

32

ORDER by Judge James L. Graham denying the motion of pltf. to strike the affidavits of Dr. Sveda and Dr Cannell is DENIED. (cc: all counsel) ( no pgs: 7) (bw) (Entered: 05/30/2000)

May 30, 2000

May 30, 2000

33

ORDER by Judge James L. Graham denying motion for summary judgment on laches defense [10-1] by defendant Pretty Products Inc granting motion for summary judgment [9-1] on the merits by defendant Pretty Products Inc and directing judgment to enter for the defts of all of pltfs claims. terminating case (cc: all counsel) ( no pgs: 29) (bw) (Entered: 05/30/2000)

May 30, 2000

May 30, 2000

34

JUDGMENT ENTERED as to #33: (cc: all counsel) ( no pgs: 1) (bw) (Entered: 05/30/2000)

May 30, 2000

May 30, 2000

Remark depositions on file were disposed of (bw) (Entered: 07/17/2000)

July 17, 2000

July 17, 2000

35

NOTICE OF APPEAL by plaintiff EEOC from Dist. Court decision [34-1] of 05/30/00 ( no pgs: 2) (sln) (Entered: 07/27/2000)

July 26, 2000

July 26, 2000

APPEAL fee waived () (sln) (Entered: 07/27/2000)

July 26, 2000

July 26, 2000

RECEIPT OF USCA APPEAL NUMBER - Number Assigned: 00-3952 (sln) (Entered: 08/09/2000)

Aug. 9, 2000

Aug. 9, 2000

TRANSCRIPT ORDER FORM unnecessary (sln) (Entered: 08/23/2000)

Aug. 23, 2000

Aug. 23, 2000

TRANSCRIPT ORDER FORM necessary oral argument on motion for summary judgment on 3/23/00 (sln) (Entered: 08/31/2000)

Aug. 30, 2000

Aug. 30, 2000

36

ORDER OF USCA 6th: dismissing the appeal upon consideration of the parties to voluntarily dismiss [35-1] ( no pgs: 1) (sln) (Entered: 11/13/2000)

Nov. 13, 2000

Nov. 13, 2000

Case Details

State / Territory: Ohio

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Jan. 15, 1999

Closing Date: Nov. 13, 2000

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

Pretty Products Incorporated, Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Defendant

Nature of Relief:

None

Source of Relief:

None

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits