Case: EEOC v. WAYNE STEELE, INC.

1:99-cv-00844 | U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina

Filed Date: Sept. 28, 1999

Closed Date: July 26, 2000

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Case Summary

The EEOC's Washington D.C., Raleigh and Charlotte offices jointly filed this lawsuit against the defendant, Wayne Steel, Inc. in the United States District Court for the North Carolina Middle District (Durham) on 09/28/1999. With access only to the docket, there is no information about the defendant, the individual complainant(s), the allegations, or the relief obtained. It can only be known from the docket that the individual complainant, if there was one, did not intervene, and that the parties settled through mediation and the suit was resolved by a one-year consent decree.

Summary Authors

Justin Kanter (6/10/2007)

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Document

1:99-cv-00844

Docket (PACER)

July 26, 2000

July 26, 2000

Docket

Resources

Docket

Last updated Aug. 6, 2022, 3:08 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link

**Case assigned to Magistrate Judge Sharp. AO Code 18BA (K. Mckenzie) (Entered: 09/29/1999)

Sept. 28, 1999

Sept. 28, 1999

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COMPLAINT; jury demand (K. Mckenzie) (Entered: 09/29/1999)

Sept. 28, 1999

Sept. 28, 1999

Notice of Right to Consent 28 USC 636(c)(2) (K. Mckenzie) (Entered: 09/29/1999)

Sept. 28, 1999

Sept. 28, 1999

2

WAIVER OF SERVICE OF SUMMONS Returned Executed as to WAYNE STEEL, INC. 10/19/99 by personal service. Answer due on 12/18/99 for WAYNE STEEL, INC. (L. Simmonds) (Entered: 11/08/1999)

Nov. 5, 1999

Nov. 5, 1999

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ANSWER to Complaint by WAYNE STEEL, INC. (Attorney LOUIS WHITTIER DOHERTY) (L. Simmonds) (Entered: 12/08/1999)

Dec. 7, 1999

Dec. 7, 1999

CASE AT ISSUE (L. Simmonds) (Entered: 12/08/1999)

Dec. 7, 1999

Dec. 7, 1999

4

NOTICE of Hearing: set Initial Pretrial Conference for 9:30 a.m. on 1/31/2000 in COURTROOM #1A (GSO) ( before MAG/JUDGE P. T. SHARP ) Ccs. to counsel. (C. Gammon) (Entered: 12/28/1999)

Dec. 28, 1999

Dec. 28, 1999

CASE REFERRED to Mag/Jud Sharp (C. Gammon) (Entered: 01/26/2000)

Jan. 26, 2000

Jan. 26, 2000

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Joint Rule 26(f) Report and Order setting Discovery cutoff 6/30/2000; JURY; Notice of Intent to file Dsp.Motions due by 7/10/2000. Case Management Track - Standard. Mediation should be conducted late in the discovery period. Parties agree that the mediator shall be Jonathan Harkavy. Pltf should be allowed until 3/15/2000 and Deft should be allowed until 3/31/2000 to request leave to join additional parties or amend pleadings. Parties do not agree to reference case to a Mag/Judge ( signed by MAG/JUDGE P. T. SHARP ) ETT 3-4d. [EOD Date 2/1/00] (J. Wilson) (Entered: 02/01/2000)

Jan. 31, 2000

Jan. 31, 2000

Standard Case (J. Wilson) (Entered: 02/01/2000)

Jan. 31, 2000

Jan. 31, 2000

CASE SELECTED FOR MEDIATION (fe) (Entered: 02/07/2000)

Jan. 31, 2000

Jan. 31, 2000

Mediation Hearing set for no later than 6/30/2000. (fe) (Entered: 02/07/2000)

Jan. 31, 2000

Jan. 31, 2000

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ORDER Appointing Mediator Jonathan R. Harkavy (signed by Clerk). [EOD Date 2/7/00] (fe) (Entered: 02/07/2000)

Feb. 7, 2000

Feb. 7, 2000

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NOTICE of Hearing: setting Bench Trial for 9:30 1/8/2001 in UNASSIGNED COURTROOM Trial Briefs, etc. due 12/19/2000 (S. Blumke) (Entered: 02/09/2000)

Feb. 9, 2000

Feb. 9, 2000

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NOTICE of Attorney Appearance for EEOC by KERITH COHEN (J. Wilson) (Entered: 03/14/2000)

March 13, 2000

March 13, 2000

9

REVISED NOTICE of Hearing: setting Jury Trial for 9:30 1/8/2001 in UNASSIGNED COURTROOM . Trial Briefs, etc. due 12/19/2000 (S. Blumke) (Entered: 04/03/2000)

April 3, 2000

April 3, 2000

NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT by Mediator. Stipulation of Dismissal due 7/30/2000. (fe) (Entered: 06/30/2000)

June 30, 2000

June 30, 2000

CASE SETTLED AT MEDIATION (fe) (Entered: 06/30/2000)

June 30, 2000

June 30, 2000

Proposed Consent Decree REFERRED to Judge Tilley (S. Blumke) (Entered: 07/21/2000)

July 21, 2000

July 21, 2000

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CONSENT DECREE (signed by CHIEF JUDGE N. C. TILLEY JR.) This Decree resolves all matters in controversy between the parties as set out. The term of this Decree shall be for 1 year from its entry by the court. Each party shall bear its own costs and attorneys fees. This court shall retain jurisdiction for purposes of monitoring compliance with this Decree. Ccs. to counsel. [EOD Date 7/26/00] (C. Gammon) (Entered: 07/26/2000)

July 26, 2000

July 26, 2000

CASE CLOSED. Closing Code 8c (C. Gammon) (Entered: 07/26/2000)

July 26, 2000

July 26, 2000

Case Details

State / Territory: North Carolina

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 28, 1999

Closing Date: July 26, 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

Wayne Steel, Inc., Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Order Duration: 2000 - 2001

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits