Case: EEOC v. Akal Security, Inc.

4:00-cv-00546 | U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona

Filed Date: Sept. 25, 2000

Closed Date: 2002

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Case Summary

On September 25, 2000, the Phoenix office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit under Title VII against AKAL Security, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. On October 25, 2000, a private party intervened in the case. On July 16, 2002, the parties stipulated that the intervenor's claims would be dismissed with prejudice. On December 10, 2002, the the EEOC and the defendant reached a consent decree, which the Court adopted on the same day. We have no case documents other than the docket for this case.

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Kristen Sagar (2/8/2008)

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4:00-cv-00546

Docket [PACER]

Feb. 10, 2003

Feb. 10, 2003

Docket

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Docket

Last updated Sept. 1, 2022, 3:15 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT FILED (PAB) (Entered: 09/26/2000)

Sept. 25, 2000

Sept. 25, 2000

2

RETURN OF SERVICE EXECUTED personally upon dft Akal Security Inc on 9/28/00 of summons, complaint (BAR) (Entered: 10/02/2000)

Sept. 29, 2000

Sept. 29, 2000

3

MOTION for pro hac vice as to J Tullos Wells by dft Akal Security Inc [3-1] (PAB) (Entered: 10/12/2000)

Oct. 10, 2000

Oct. 10, 2000

4

MOTION for pro hac vice as to Raquel Perez by dft Akal Security Inc [4- 1] (PAB) (Entered: 10/12/2000)

Oct. 10, 2000

Oct. 10, 2000

5

ANSWER by Akal Security Inc (BAR) (Entered: 10/16/2000)

Oct. 13, 2000

Oct. 13, 2000

6

MOTION to intervene by Elizabeth I Bell [6-1] (BAR) (Entered: 10/26/2000)

Oct. 25, 2000

Oct. 25, 2000

7

ORDER by Judge Frank R. Zapata granting motion for pro hac vice as to Raquel Perez by dft Akal Security Inc [4-1] (cc: all counsel) (BAR) (Entered: 10/27/2000)

Oct. 27, 2000

Oct. 27, 2000

8

MOTION to dismiss under 12(b)(1) by Akal Security Inc [8-1] or, in the alternative, , to stay proceedings and compel arbitration by Akal Security Inc [8-2] (BAR) (Entered: 11/08/2000)

Nov. 7, 2000

Nov. 7, 2000

9

RESPONSE by Akal Security Inc to motion to intervene by Elizabeth I Bell [6-1] (BAR) (Entered: 11/08/2000)

Nov. 7, 2000

Nov. 7, 2000

10

REPLY by pla to response to motion to intervene by Elizabeth I Bell [6- 1] (BAR) (Entered: 11/17/2000)

Nov. 16, 2000

Nov. 16, 2000

11

JOINDER by pla to Ms. Bell's motion to intervene [6-1] (former emp) (Entered: 11/20/2000)

Nov. 17, 2000

Nov. 17, 2000

12

RESPONSE by pla to motion to dismiss under 12(b)(1) by Akal Security Inc [8-1] (BAR) (Entered: 12/12/2000)

Dec. 11, 2000

Dec. 11, 2000

13

ORDER by Judge Frank R. Zapata granting motion for pro hac vice as to J Tullos Wells by dft Akal Security Inc [3-1] (cc: all counsel) (former emp) (Entered: 12/19/2000)

Dec. 19, 2000

Dec. 19, 2000

14

REPLY by Akal Security Inc to response to motion to dismiss under 12 (b)(1) by Akal Security Inc [8-1] or, in the alternative,, motion to stay proceedings and compel arbitration by Akal Security Inc [8-2] (BAR) (Entered: 12/22/2000)

Dec. 21, 2000

Dec. 21, 2000

15

MOTION dismiss the EEOC's claims by Akal Security Inc [15-1], or in tha alternative , to stay proceedings and compel arbitration by Akal Security Inc [15-2] (BAR) (Entered: 04/10/2001)

April 6, 2001

April 6, 2001

16

RESPONSE by pla to defendant's advisory to the Court re Circuit City vs Adams (BAR) (Entered: 04/30/2001)

April 26, 2001

April 26, 2001

18

SUPPLEMENTAL advisory to the Court regarding the effect of the Supreme Court's decision by dft Akal Security Inc (KDT) (Entered: 06/18/2001)

June 15, 2001

June 15, 2001

19

ORDER by Judge Frank R. Zapata Case reassigned to Judge William D. Browning (with notice sent) it is ordered that all filings shall be designated CV 00-546 TUC-WDB (cc: all counsel) (former emp) (Entered: 12/10/2001)

Dec. 10, 2001

Dec. 10, 2001

20

ORDER by Judge William D. Browning granting & denying in part motion to intervene by Elizabeth I Bell [6-1]; intervenor Bell shall file her pleading asserting her Title VII claim against dft Akal on or bfr 1/4/02 and dft Akal shall file its answer to intervenor Bell's pleading on or bfr 1/15/02; denying & granting in part motion dismiss the EEOC's claims by Akal Security Inc [15-1], or in tha alternative, motion to stay proceedings and compel arbitration by Akal Security Inc [15-2], motion to dismiss under 12(b)(1) by Akal Security Inc [8-1] or, in the alternative, motion to stay proceedings and compel arbitration by Akal Security Inc [8-2]l the EEOC's claim for monetary damages under the Equal Pay Act is dismissed ; prel scheduling conf set for 9:00 1/22/02 (cc: all counsel) (former emp) (Entered: 12/18/2001)

Dec. 18, 2001

Dec. 18, 2001

21

ORDER by Judge William D. Browning ; prel scheduling conf set for 9:00 1/22/02 bfr Judge Browning's law clerk, Greg Sakall (cc: all counsel) (former emp) (Entered: 12/18/2001)

Dec. 18, 2001

Dec. 18, 2001

22

COMPLAINT of Intervenor FILED (former emp) (Entered: 01/04/2002)

Jan. 2, 2002

Jan. 2, 2002

23

Joint CASE MGT PLAN/REPORT (former emp) (Entered: 01/22/2002)

Jan. 15, 2002

Jan. 15, 2002

24

ANSWER to Intervenor's complaint [22-1] by dft (former emp) (Entered: 01/22/2002)

Jan. 15, 2002

Jan. 15, 2002

25

ORDER by Judge William D. Browning ; prel scheduling conf held , ;initial discl shall be exchanged on or bfr 2/1/02; all parties are granted until 4/30/02, to move to join additional parties or to amd their pleadings; parties shall disclose the nanmes of all fact witnesses to be used at trial on of bfr 6/19/02; initial discl of expert testimony shall take place on or bfr 5/24/02; dft's initial discl of expert testimony on of bfr 6/14/02; discl of any parties rebuttal expert testimony shall take plae on or bfr 7/5/02; discovery ddl set for 7/31/02 ; dispositive motions due 8/30/02 ; PTO ddl set for 9/19/02 , ;joint settelment status report due 4/30/02 and every forty-five days thereafter (cc: all counsel) (KDT) (Entered: 01/23/2002)

Jan. 23, 2002

Jan. 23, 2002

26

NOTICE of service of discovery on non-uniform interrogatories, 1st request for production and tnis notice by mail to pla and dfts by intervenor. (former emp) (Entered: 01/30/2002)

Jan. 23, 2002

Jan. 23, 2002

27

NOTICE of Service of initial disclosure statement by mail pursuant to FRCivP 26(a) by intervenor Elizabeth I Bell (former emp) (Entered: 02/04/2002)

Feb. 1, 2002

Feb. 1, 2002

28

NOTICE of Service of initial disclosure statement by fax and certified mail pursuant to FRCivP 26(a) by dft (former emp) (Entered: 02/04/2002)

Feb. 4, 2002

Feb. 4, 2002

29

NOTICE of compliance of initial disclosure statement pursuant to FRCivP 26(a) by pla (former emp) (Entered: 02/11/2002)

Feb. 8, 2002

Feb. 8, 2002

30

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for pla by Sandra J Padegimas (former emp) (Entered: 02/11/2002)

Feb. 8, 2002

Feb. 8, 2002

31

NOTICE of Serviceof supplemental disclosure statement by mail pursuant to FRCivP 26(a) by intervenor (former emp) (Entered: 02/19/2002)

Feb. 13, 2002

Feb. 13, 2002

32

NOTICE of service of discovery, answers to Intervenor's non-uniform interrogatories and responses to 1st request for production of documents by dft. (former emp) (Entered: 02/25/2002)

Feb. 22, 2002

Feb. 22, 2002

33

NOTICE of service of discovery by dft. (JKM) (Entered: 03/19/2002)

March 18, 2002

March 18, 2002

34

NOTICE of service of discovery by dft. (JKM) (Entered: 03/19/2002)

March 18, 2002

March 18, 2002

35

Second Supplemental NOTICE of compliance of initial disclosure statement pursuant to FRCivP 26(a) by pla EEOC (JKM) (Entered: 03/26/2002)

March 25, 2002

March 25, 2002

36

NOTICE of service of discovery by intervenor Elizabeth I Bell . (JKM) (Entered: 04/03/2002)

April 2, 2002

April 2, 2002

37

NOTICE of service of discovery, EEOC's answers to dft's 1st set of interrogatories and response to dft's 1st set of requests for production of documents and things by pla. (former emp) (Entered: 04/08/2002)

April 4, 2002

April 4, 2002

38

STATUS REPORT by pla EEOC, dft Akal Security Inc, intervenor Elizabeth I Bell (JKM) (Entered: 05/01/2002)

April 30, 2002

April 30, 2002

39

MOTION for leave to amend answer to intervenor's complaint [24-1], and to answer to complaint[5-1] by dft Akal Security Inc [39-1] (former emp) (Entered: 05/02/2002)

April 30, 2002

April 30, 2002

LODGED Dft's First Amended Answer to pla's complaint by dft (former emp) (Entered: 05/02/2002)

May 1, 2002

May 1, 2002

LODGED Dft's 1st amended answer to complaint of intervenor by dft (former emp) (Entered: 05/02/2002)

May 1, 2002

May 1, 2002

40

NOTICE by intervenor Elizabeth I Bell OF TAKING DEPO OF Charles Radar, John Kaylor on the following date(s): 6/5/02 (JKM) (Entered: 05/07/2002)

May 7, 2002

May 7, 2002

41

RESPONSE by intervenor Elizabeth I Bell to motion for leave to amend answer to intervenor's complaint [24-1], and to answer to complaint[5-1] by dft Akal Security Inc [39-1] (JKM) (Entered: 05/15/2002)

May 14, 2002

May 14, 2002

43

ORDER by Judge William D. Browning granting motion for leave to amend answer to intervenor's complaint [24-1], and to answer to complaint[5-1] by dft Akal Security Inc [39-1]The Clerk Shall File dfts first amended answer to plas complaint and dfts first amended answer to complaint of intervener which were previously lodged on 5/1/02 (cc: all counsel) (JKM) (Entered: 05/24/2002)

May 24, 2002

May 24, 2002

44

NOTICE by intervenor Elizabeth I Bell OF TAKING DEPO OF Charles Radar & John Kaylor on the following date(s): 6/12/02 (JKM) (Entered: 06/04/2002)

June 3, 2002

June 3, 2002

45

NOTICE of service of discovery by dft Akal Security Inc, intervenor Elizabeth I Bell . (JKM) (Entered: 06/06/2002)

June 5, 2002

June 5, 2002

46

NOTICE by pla EEOC OF TAKING DEPO OF Charles Radar & John Kaylor on the following date(s): 6/12/02 (JKM) (Entered: 06/07/2002)

June 6, 2002

June 6, 2002

47

Joint Settlement STATUS REPORT by pla, dft, intervenor (former emp) (Entered: 06/17/2002)

June 14, 2002

June 14, 2002

48

STIPULATION to extend time for 4 months for discovery and a corresponding extension of other effective deadlines by pla (former emp) (Entered: 06/19/2002)

June 18, 2002

June 18, 2002

50

WITNESS LIST by dft Akal Security Inc (JKM) (Entered: 06/24/2002)

June 19, 2002

June 19, 2002

49

ORDER by Judge William D. Browning granting stipulation to extend time for 4 months for discovery and a corresponding extension of other effective deadlines by pla ; discovery ddl set for 11/29/02 ; dispositive motions due 1/10/03 ; PTO ddl set for 1/23/03,(or withing 30 days after resolution of any dispositive motions filed after close of discovery) the date for disclosing fact witnesses to be used at trial is extended to 10/16/2002 (cc: all counsel) (JKM) (Entered: 06/20/2002)

June 20, 2002

June 20, 2002

51

STIPULATION to dismiss Intervenor's claims in this action with prejudice and parties agree that Intervenor shall be solely responsible for her own costs and attorneys fees incurred as a result of this lawsuit and dft shall be solel y responsible for its own costs and atty fees by dft Akal Security Inc, intervenor Elizabeth I Bell (former emp) (Entered: 07/16/2002)

July 16, 2002

July 16, 2002

52

ORDER by Judge William D. Browning granting stipulation to dismiss Intervenor's claims in this action with prejudice and parties agree that Intervenor shall be solely responsible for her own costs and attorneys fees incurred as a result of this lawsuit and dft shall be solel y responsible for its own costs and atty fees by dft Akal Security Inc, intervenor Elizabeth I Bell party Elizabeth I Bell is Dismissed; Judgment is hereby ordered that Intervener's claims in the above-styled and numbered cause are hereby DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE, with Intervener to be soley responsible for her own costs and attorney's fees and dft to be solely responsible for its own costs and attorney's fees (cc: all counsel) (JKM) (Entered: 07/23/2002)

July 23, 2002

July 23, 2002

53

Parties joint settlement STATUS REPORT by pla, dft (JKM) (Entered: 07/30/2002)

July 29, 2002

July 29, 2002

54

NOTICE of service of discovery by pla EEOC . (SJD) (Entered: 09/09/2002)

Sept. 5, 2002

Sept. 5, 2002

55

STATUS REPORT by pla EEOC, dft Akal Security Inc (JKM) (Entered: 09/13/2002)

Sept. 12, 2002

Sept. 12, 2002

56

NOTICE of service of discovery, 2nd set of interrogatories and 2nd set of request for production of documents and things to pla by dft. (former emp) (Entered: 09/24/2002)

Sept. 24, 2002

Sept. 24, 2002

57

SETTLEMENT STATUS REPORT by pla EEOC, dft Akal Security Inc (JKM) (Entered: 10/30/2002)

Oct. 28, 2002

Oct. 28, 2002

58

MINUTE ORDER: Having been informed that the parties have reached a settlement, It Is Hereby Ordered that the parties shall file their closing documents no later than 12/9/02. (cc: all counsel) [58-1] re: order (minute) [58-1] (REC) (Entered: 11/12/2002)

Nov. 12, 2002

Nov. 12, 2002

LODGED Consent Decree by pla EEOC (JKM) (Entered: 01/13/2003)

Dec. 10, 2002

Dec. 10, 2002

60

Consent DECREE by Judge William D. Browning (cc: all counsel) re: decree [60-1] (JKM) (Entered: 01/14/2003)

Dec. 10, 2002

Dec. 10, 2002

59

MINUTE ORDER by Honorable William D. Browning as to EEOC v. Akal Security Inc. Pursuant to this Court's previous order, the parties were ordered to submit their closing documents by 12/9/02. The parties have failed to comply with this order. The parties shall submit their closing documents by 1/17/03 or show cause as to why they have not submitted such docments. (cc: all counsel) [59-1] re: order (minute) [59- 1] (JKM) (Entered: 01/09/2003)

Jan. 9, 2003

Jan. 9, 2003

61

MINUTE ORDER striking order #59 (minute) (cc: all counsel) [61-1] (JKM) (Entered: 01/31/2003)

Jan. 30, 2003

Jan. 30, 2003

62

ORDER by Judge William D. Browning that pursuant to the recently Court approved Consent Decree, this case is dismissed with prejudice; Clerk of the Court shall enter judgment accordingly (cc: all counsel) re: order filed [62-1] (SJD) (Entered: 02/10/2003)

Feb. 10, 2003

Feb. 10, 2003

63

JUDGMENT by Judge William D. Browning : a consent decree having been entered, this case is dismissed with prejudice (cc: all counsel) (SJD) (Entered: 02/10/2003)

Feb. 10, 2003

Feb. 10, 2003

Case Details

State / Territory: Arizona

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 25, 2000

Closing Date: 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

AKAL Security, Inc., 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:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits

Private Party intervened in EEOC suit