Case: EEOC v. Security Finance Corporation of Louisiana

3:99-cv-00317 | U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana

Filed Date: Feb. 22, 1999

Closed Date: July 21, 2000

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Case Summary

The EEOC's New Orleans district office sued Security Finance Corporation, d/b/a Security Finance Corporation of Louisiana on February 22, 1999 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. The EEOC's complaint alleged that the defendant violated Title VII when it discriminated based on race (African American) by failing to consider qualified African American individuals for an assistant manager position. The parties entered into a settlement agreement on July 21, 2000, the contents of which are unknown.

Summary Authors

Aaron Weismann (7/20/2007)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

3:99-cv-00317

Docket

July 21, 2000

July 21, 2000

Docket
1

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Complaint

Feb. 22, 1999

Feb. 22, 1999

Complaint
5

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Amended Complaint

June 11, 1999

June 11, 1999

Complaint
17

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Final Judgment of Dismissal with Prejudice

July 21, 2000

July 21, 2000

Order/Opinion

Resources

Docket

Last updated June 6, 2022, 3:04 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link

CASE ASSIGNED to Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes for discovery. (Prest, B) (Entered: 02/24/1999)

Feb. 22, 1999

Feb. 22, 1999

1

COMPLAINT filed w/jury demand. (Prest, B) (Entered: 02/24/1999)

Feb. 22, 1999

Feb. 22, 1999

TYPE OF FEE: FILING; FEE not paid; Amount of fee $0/USA Plaintiff. (former employee) (Entered: 02/23/1999)

Feb. 23, 1999

Feb. 23, 1999

2

ANSWER to Complaint by Security Fin Corp (former employee) (Entered: 05/27/1999)

May 24, 1999

May 24, 1999

3

MOTION with consent by E E O C for leave to amend [1-1] complaint with Proposed Order referred to Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes (former employee) (Entered: 06/09/1999)

June 9, 1999

June 9, 1999

4

ORDER granting [3-1] motion for leave to amend [1-1] complaint (signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes) NOE by: dd (former employee) (Entered: 06/15/1999)

June 11, 1999

June 11, 1999

5

AMENDED COMPLAINT by E E O C , (Answer due 6/21/99 for Security Fin Corp) amending [1-1] complaint; jury demand (former employee) (Entered: 06/15/1999)

June 11, 1999

June 11, 1999

6

SCHEDULING ORDER: Jury Trial set for 9:00 2/7/00; Pretrial Conference set for 2:30 1/7/00; Joining of parties, amding of pleadings on 8/25/99; Pltf's expert info/rpts due 10/9/99; Discovery due 11/8/99; Dft's expert info/rpts due 11/8/99; Pretrial order to be submitted on or before 12:00 1/3/00; Deadline for filing of all motions 11/8/99; Expert depositions due 11/23/99; Plaintiff's counsel to host Conference to prepare PT order set for 12/8/99; Motions in limine due 12/23/99; Editing of Trial depositions/filing objections due 1/27/00; Trial inst., interr, etc due 1/27/00; Witness list due 9/9/99; deadlines set before Judge Robert G James (signed by Judge Robert G James) NOE by: sb (former employee) (Entered: 07/21/1999)

July 16, 1999

July 16, 1999

7

JOINT MOTION with consent by Security Fin Corp for continuance of trial , and rescheduling of deadlines with Proposed Order referred to Judge Robert G James (former employee) (Entered: 08/18/1999)

Aug. 18, 1999

Aug. 18, 1999

9

MINUTE ENTRY: set rule 16 scheduling conference via telephone for 9:30 1/14/00 before Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes ; counsel for plaintiff is to initiate the call (signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes) NOE by: tr (Reeves, T) (Entered: 01/10/2000)

Jan. 6, 2000

Jan. 6, 2000

Scheduling conference held (McInnis, S) (Entered: 01/19/2000)

Jan. 14, 2000

Jan. 14, 2000

10

MINUTE ENTRY of Rule 16 telephone scheduling conference held 1/14/00. Set Jury trial for 9:00 9/11/00 before Judge Robert G James ; Set pretrial conference for 9:00 8/11/00 before Judge Robert G James (signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes) NOE by: sme (McInnis, S) (Entered: 01/19/2000)

Jan. 18, 2000

Jan. 18, 2000

11

SCHEDULING ORDER: Jury Trial set for 9:00 9/11/00; Pretrial Conference for 9:00 8/11/00; Pretrial order to be submitted on or before 5:00 8/7/00; Joining of parties, amding of pleadings on 3/29/00; Witness list due 4/13/00; Pltf's expert info/rpts due 5/13/00; Dft's expert info/rpts due 6/12/00; Discovery due 6/12/00; Deadline for filing of all motions 6/12/00; Expert depositions due 6/26/00; Conference to prepare PT stips set for 7/12/00; Motions in limine due 7/27/00; Trial inst., interr, etc due 8/28/00; Trial depositions due 8/28/00; deadlines set before Judge Robert G James (signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes) NOE by: sem (McInnis, S) (Entered: 01/19/2000)

Jan. 18, 2000

Jan. 18, 2000

12

MINUTE ENTRY; set telephone scheduling conference for 10:30 5/10/00 before Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes . Counsel for defendant is to initiate the conference call and is to have plaintiff's counsel on the phone before contacting Judge Hayes. (signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes) NOE by: sjd (Dean, S) (Entered: 05/04/2000)

May 3, 2000

May 3, 2000

Scheduling conference held (McInnis, S) (Entered: 05/15/2000)

May 10, 2000

May 10, 2000

13

MINUTE ENTRY of telephone Rule 16 conference held 5/10/00. Reset discovery due 7/12/00 ; Reset motion filing deadline for 7/12/00 (signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes) NOE by: sem (McInnis, S) (Entered: 05/15/2000)

May 12, 2000

May 12, 2000

14

LETTER by Joel P Babineaux to Clerk advising that the parties have agreed to a mutual dismissal of claims. Copy to Judge James; Magistrate Judge Hayes & Pamela Alfred-George (Dean, S) (Entered: 06/30/2000)

June 30, 2000

June 30, 2000

15

60 DAY ORDER of dismissal (signed by Judge Robert G James). NOE by: sem (McInnis, S) (Entered: 07/06/2000)

July 5, 2000

July 5, 2000

16

MOTION by E E O C to dismiss all claims with prejudice, each party to bear their own respective costs with Proposed Order referred to Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes (McInnis, S) (Entered: 07/20/2000)

July 20, 2000

July 20, 2000

17

JUDGMENT granting [16-1] motion to dismiss all claims with prejudice, each party to bear their own respective costs. (signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes) NOE by: dd (Dickerson, D) (Entered: 07/21/2000)

July 21, 2000

July 21, 2000

Case Details

State / Territory: Louisiana

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Feb. 22, 1999

Closing Date: July 21, 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

Security Finance Corporation (Delhi, LA), Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

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

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Voluntary Dismissal

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

Discrimination-area:

Hiring

Discrimination-basis:

Race discrimination

Race:

Black

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits