Case: EEOC v. CARPENTER INDUSTRIES

1:98-cv-00154 | U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

Filed Date: Feb. 4, 1998

Closed Date: 2000

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Case Summary

The Indianapolis office of the EEOC brought this case against Carpenter Industries LLC and Carpenter Industries, Inc. in February 2008 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. The case was settled by entry of consent decree in January 2000, though neither the complaint nor the consent decree from this case is available. The case was reopened in April 2000, and after fairness hearings regarding the settlement, the judge confirmed the terms of the consent decree and went on to close the case again in August 2001.

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Kevin Wilemon (5/30/2008)

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1:98-cv-00154

Docket [District Court Website]

May 25, 2006

May 25, 2006

Docket

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Docket

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ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT (dlr) (Entered: 02/25/1998)

Feb. 24, 1998

Feb. 24, 1998

Magistrate identification: Mag/Judge Gerald B. Cohn (dlr) (Entered: 02/25/1998)

Feb. 24, 1998

Feb. 24, 1998

2

CJRA Track A assigned by Judge Paul E. Riley ;trial set for 9:00 AM on 11/30/98 before Judge Paul E. Riley in the USDC/East St. Louis, IL (cc: all counsel) (dlr) (Entered: 03/02/1998)

March 2, 1998

March 2, 1998

3

MOTION by plaintiff USA for extension of time in which to effectuate service (dlr) (Entered: 06/12/1998)

June 10, 1998

June 10, 1998

4

ORDER by Mag Judge Gerald B. Cohn granting motion for extension of time for 60 days to effectuate service [3-1] (cc: all counsel) (dmw) (Entered: 06/19/1998)

June 15, 1998

June 15, 1998

SUMMONS issued as to defendant Thomas P Canty (tjh) (Entered: 07/29/1998)

July 27, 1998

July 27, 1998

SUMMONS issued as to defendant Paul B Mitchell Jr (dlr) (Entered: 09/29/1998)

July 29, 1998

July 29, 1998

RETURN OF SERVICE executed upon defendant Thomas P Canty on 8/6/98 (dlr) (Entered: 08/17/1998)

Aug. 14, 1998

Aug. 14, 1998

RETURN OF SERVICE executed upon defendant Paul B Mitchell Jr on 8/31/98 (dlr) (Entered: 09/29/1998)

Sept. 10, 1998

Sept. 10, 1998

5

REQUEST (MOTION) by plaintiff USA for entry of default as to Carpeting Concepts, Thomas P Canty, Paul B Mitchell Jr , and for judgment (dlr) (Entered: 09/29/1998)

Sept. 25, 1998

Sept. 25, 1998

6

AFFIDAVIT OF AMOUNT DUE of Gerald M. Burke re [5-1], re [5-2] (dlr) (Entered: 09/29/1998)

Sept. 25, 1998

Sept. 25, 1998

7

DEFAULT ENTERED (NGJ/dlr) as to defendants Thomas P Canty, Paul B Mitchell Jr (cc: all counsel) (dlr) (Entered: 09/29/1998)

Sept. 29, 1998

Sept. 29, 1998

8

DENIAL OF ENTRY OF DEFAULT BY CLERK (ORDER) (NGJ/dlr) re [7-1] as to defendant Carpeting Concepts as service has not been effected (cc: all counsel) (dlr) (Entered: 09/30/1998)

Sept. 29, 1998

Sept. 29, 1998

9

MOTION by plaintiff USA to dismiss defendant (dlr) (Entered: 10/08/1998)

Oct. 8, 1998

Oct. 8, 1998

10

ORDER by Judge Paul E. Riley granting motion to dismiss defendant [9- 1] party Carpeting Concepts (cc: all counsel) (fe) (Entered: 10/13/1998)

Oct. 9, 1998

Oct. 9, 1998

11

JUDGMENT (NGJ/clk) granting motion for judgment [5-2] in favor of the plaintiff, and against the defendants, Thomas P. Canty, and Paul B. Mitchell, Jr. in the amount of $154,180.14, plus interest and court costs terminating case (cc: all counsel) (fe) (Entered: 10/13/1998)

Oct. 13, 1998

Oct. 13, 1998

File sent to FRC on 09/02/03 accession number 021-03-0082 box number 14 of 81 location 148151-148311 FAN (Entered: 10/01/2003)

Oct. 1, 2003

Oct. 1, 2003

Case Details

State / Territory: Indiana

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Feb. 4, 1998

Closing Date: 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

Carpenter Industries, Inc., Private Entity/Person

Carpenter Industries Inc., Private Entity/Person

Carpenter Industries LLC, 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:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits