Case: EEOC v. UNIBAR MAINTENANCE SERVICES INC

2:01-cv-73462 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Filed Date: Sept. 10, 2001

Closed Date: April 29, 2002

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Case Summary

The EEOC's Detroit district office sued Unibar Maintenance Services, Inc. on September 10, 2001 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. The EEOC's complaint is unavailable, however the settlement agreement entered on April 29, 2002, explains that the EEOC alleged that Unibar violated Title VII when it discriminated against some employees based on sex (female) by creating a hostile work environment and retaliating against them for their complaints. The settlement agreement stipulated that Unibar would pay $12,500 in damages to the three aggrieved employees, revise its anti-discrimination policy, post a notice of compliance with Title VII, provide Title VII compliance training, and appoint a manager to ensure compliance with the consent decree.

Summary Authors

Aaron Weismann (6/14/2007)

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2:01-cv-73462

Docket

EEOC v. Unibar Maintenance Services Inc

April 29, 2002

April 29, 2002

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2:01-cv-73462

Order and Settlement Agreement

EEOC v. Unibar Maintenance Services Inc

April 29, 2002

April 29, 2002

Order/Opinion

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Docket

Last updated Aug. 11, 2022, 3:03 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT with jury demand - Receipt # USA (dp) (Entered: 09/12/2001)

Sept. 10, 2001

Sept. 10, 2001

2

ANSWER by defendant Unibar Maint Svc Inc to complaint [1-1] with proof of mailing (nh) (Entered: 12/05/2001)

Dec. 3, 2001

Dec. 3, 2001

2

AFFIRMATIVE defenses by defendant Unibar Maint Svc Inc (nh) (Entered: 12/05/2001)

Dec. 3, 2001

Dec. 3, 2001

3

ORDER reassigning case from Judge Gerald E. Rosen to Judge Lawrence P. Zatkoff - Reason: disqualification (lg) (Entered: 12/11/2001)

Dec. 6, 2001

Dec. 6, 2001

4

NOTICE of setting scheduling conference for 2:30 pm on 1/9/01 (lg) (Entered: 12/13/2001)

Dec. 12, 2001

Dec. 12, 2001

5

DISCOVERY plan jointly filed pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(f) with proof of mailing (kg) Modified on 01/09/2002 (Entered: 01/09/2002)

Jan. 8, 2002

Jan. 8, 2002

SCHEDULING conference held - Judge Lawrence P. Zatkoff (bt) (Entered: 02/06/2002)

Jan. 9, 2002

Jan. 9, 2002

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PRETRIAL scheduling order by Judge Lawrence P. Zatkoff - setting deadline for witness list for 4/26/02 , setting deadline for discovery for 5/10/02 , setting deadline for filing dispositive motions for 5/31/02 , setting final pretrial conference for 2:00 on 10/16/02 and setting civil jury trial for November, 2002 ; proof of mailing (jg) (Entered: 01/25/2002)

Jan. 24, 2002

Jan. 24, 2002

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ORDER by Judge Lawrence P. Zatkoff with stipulation dismissing the case with settlement agreement attached [EOD Date: 4/30/02] (LS) (Entered: 04/30/2002)

April 29, 2002

April 29, 2002

Case Details

State / Territory: Michigan

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 10, 2001

Closing Date: April 29, 2002

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

Unibar Maintenance Services, Incorporated, Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

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

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Monetary Relief

Injunctive (or Injunctive-like) Relief

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement

Damages

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Voluntary Dismissal

Amount Defendant Pays: 12500

Order Duration: 2002 - 2003

Content of Injunction:

Discrimination Prohibition

Retaliation Prohibition

Develop anti-discrimination policy

Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law

Reporting

Provide antidiscrimination training

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

Retaliation

Discrimination-area:

Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff

Harassment / Hostile Work Environment

Discrimination-basis:

Sex discrimination

Affected Gender:

Female

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits