Case: EEOC v. FUTURE SHOP, INC.

2:98-cv-01369 | U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

Filed Date: Sept. 30, 1998

Closed Date: May 1, 2000

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Case Summary

In September 1998, the Seattle District Office of the EEOC brought this suit against Future Shop, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. We do not have a copy of the complaint; thus, the exact allegations involved are unknown. According to a stipulation for amendment to the consent decree, the complaint alleged that the defendant failed to consider the charging party and other similarly situated individuals for employment because of their age in violation of t…

In September 1998, the Seattle District Office of the EEOC brought this suit against Future Shop, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. We do not have a copy of the complaint; thus, the exact allegations involved are unknown. According to a stipulation for amendment to the consent decree, the complaint alleged that the defendant failed to consider the charging party and other similarly situated individuals for employment because of their age in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967. After a couple scheduling orders, the parties settled through a consent decree in April 1999. We do not have a copy of the decree; therefore, the exact terms of the settlement are unknown.

The decree was amended once in August 1999 and again in May 2000; however, it appears that these amendments did not affect the substantive terms of the decree. According to one of the stipulations for amendment to the decree, the decree required the defendant to pay $361,000 to establish a settlement fund to be distributed among the victims of the discrimination.

Summary Authors

Michele Marxkors (7/3/2007)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Docket [PACER]

EEOC v. Future Shop, Inc.

Aug. 14, 2000 Docket
11

Order [Approving Amendment to Consent Decree]

EEOC v. Future Shop, Inc

Sept. 2, 1999 Order/Opinion
17

Stipulation for Second Amendment to Consent Decree

EEOC v. Future Shops, Inc.

May 1, 2000 Settlement Agreement
24

Order for Final Disbursement of Registry Funds Pursuant to LR 6(b)

EEOC v. Future Shop, Inc.

Aug. 14, 2000 Order/Opinion

Docket

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

ECF Number Description Date Link
1

COMPLAINT (Summons(es) issued) Receipt # fee waived JURY TRIAL DEMANDED (PM) (Entered: 10/04/1998)

Sept. 30, 1998
2

RETURN OF PERSONAL SERVICE of summons and complaint executed upon defendant Future Shop Inc on 9/30/98 (dktclk) (Entered: 10/16/1998)

Oct. 14, 1998
3

ANSWER & ADD'L DEFENSES to complaint [1-1] by defendant Future Shop Inc (dktclk) (Entered: 10/21/1998)

Oct. 20, 1998
4

NOTICE OF HEARING: ; status hrg set for 9:00 1/12/99 (cc: all counsel) (dktclk) (Entered: 10/28/1998)

Oct. 22, 1998
5

ORDER re: DISCOVERY and DEPOSITIONS by Judge John C. Coughenour (cc: counsel, Judge) (dktclk) (Entered: 10/28/1998)

Oct. 22, 1998
6

NOTICE OF HEARING: ;The court sets a further status hrg set for 9:00 4/20/99 (cc: all counsel) (dktclk) (Entered: 01/15/1999)

Jan. 12, 1999

LODGED ORDER: consent decree (RS) (Entered: 04/09/1999)

April 8, 1999
7

CONSENT DECREE (cc: counsel, Judge, Jgm. Book) Entered on: 4/20/99 (dktclk) (Entered: 04/20/1999)

April 20, 1999
8

ORDER by Chief Judge John C. Coughenour: The parties have submitted a consent decree for the Court's approval, incorporated herein by reference. The Court ADOPTS and APPROVES the consent decree. [7- 1] (cc: counsel, Judge,jgmbk) (dktclk) (Entered: 04/20/1999)

April 20, 1999

LODGED ORDER: re: stipulation [9-1] (dktclk) (Entered: 08/27/1999)

Aug. 27, 1999
10

AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE of stipulation [9-1] (dktclk) (Entered: 08/27/1999)

Aug. 27, 1999
11

ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT TO CONSENT DECREE by Chief Judge John C. Coughenour: (cc: counsel, Judge) (dktclk) (Entered: 09/02/1999)

Sept. 1, 1999
12

MOTION by plaintiff EEOC for disbursement of registry funds pursuant to LR 6(b) NOTED FOR 12/10/99 (MH) (Entered: 11/22/1999)

Nov. 19, 1999
13

DECLARATION of Kathryn Olson by plaintiff EEOC re motion for disbursement of registry funds pursuant to LR 6(b) [12-1] (MH) (Entered: 11/22/1999)

Nov. 19, 1999

LODGED ORDER: re: motion for disbursement of registry funds pursuant to LR 6(b) [12-1] (MH) (Entered: 11/22/1999)

Nov. 19, 1999
14

ORDER by Chief Judge John C. Coughenour GRANTING motion for disbursement of registry funds pursuant to LR 6(b) [12-1] (cc: counsel, Judge, Linda Allen) (MD) (Entered: 12/13/1999)

Dec. 10, 1999

LODGED ORDER: proposed revised order for disbursement of registry funds pursuant to LR 6(b) (VK) (Entered: 12/28/1999)

Dec. 27, 1999
15

REVISED ORDER FOR DISBURSEMENT OF REGISTRY FUNDS by Chief Judge John C. Coughenour directing clerk to issue check in amt of $24,365.74 payable to Steven Bishop (cc: counsel, Judge, fin'l) (RS) (Entered: 01/05/2000)

Jan. 4, 2000
16

RECEIPT (#266116) from EEOC in the amt of $285,930 (MH) Modified on 03/22/2000 (Entered: 03/17/2000)

March 15, 2000

LODGED ORDER: stipulation and order for second amendment to consent decree (MH) (Entered: 04/13/2000)

April 13, 2000
17

STIPULATION FOR SECOND AMENDMENT TO CONSENT DECREE and ORDER by Chief Judge John C. Coughenour : Second Amendment to the Consent Decree is incorporated by reference (cc: counsel, Judge) (MH) (Entered: 05/02/2000)

May 1, 2000
18

MOTION by plaintiff for 2nd disbursement of registry funds NOTED FOR 7/14/00. Not noted-ltr sent (RS) (Entered: 06/28/2000)

June 26, 2000
19

DECLARATION of Kathryn Olson by plaintiff re motion for 2nd disbursement of registry funds [18-1] (RS) (Entered: 06/28/2000)

June 26, 2000

LODGED ORDER: re: motion for 2nd disbursement of registry funds [18-1] (RS) (Entered: 06/28/2000)

June 26, 2000
20

ORDER by Chief Judge John C. Coughenour GRANTING motion for 2nd disbursement of registry funds [18-1] (cc: counsel, Judge) (dktclk) (Entered: 07/25/2000)

July 24, 2000
21

MOTION by plaintiff EEOC for final disbursement of registry funds pursuant to LR6(b) NOTED FOR 8/11/00 (CL) (Entered: 07/31/2000)

July 27, 2000
22

DECLARATION of Kathryn Olson by plaintiff EEOC in support of motion for final disbursement of registry funds pursuant to LR6(b) [21-1] (CL) (Entered: 07/31/2000)

July 27, 2000

LODGED ORDER: re: motion for final disbursement of registry funds pursuant to LR6(b) [21-1] (CL) (Entered: 07/31/2000)

July 27, 2000
23

AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE by plaintiff EEOC of motion for final disbursement of registry funds pursuant to LR6(b) [21-1], etc. (CL) (Entered: 07/31/2000)

July 27, 2000
24

ORDER FOR FINAL DISBURSEMENT OF REGISTRY FUNDS by Chief Judge John C. Coughenour [21-1] (cc: counsel, Judge, Fin.) (dktclk) (Entered: 08/14/2000)

Aug. 14, 2000

State / Territory: Washington

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 30, 1998

Closing Date: May 1, 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

Future Shop, Inc., Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. §§ 621 et seq.

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Damages

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Amount Defendant Pays: 361,000

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

Discrimination-area:

Hiring

Discrimination-basis:

Age discrimination

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits