Case: EEOC v. DOMINO'S PIZZA, INC.

1:98-cv-03297 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Filed Date: Nov. 17, 1998

Closed Date: Nov. 30, 1999

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Case Summary

In November 1998, the EEOC district office in Atlanta, Georgia brought this suit against Domino's Pizza, Inc., an international pizza restaurant, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The complaint is currently unavailable. After the defendant filed its initial answer and six complainants intervened, the case was settled and a consent decree was entered in November 1999. Although the consent decree is not available, the docket states that the defendant agreed to pay the complainants $75,000, train its supervisors, and post EEO notices.

Summary Authors

Jason Chester (7/2/2007)

People


Judge(s)

Strother, John R. Jr. (Georgia)

Judge(s)

Strother, John R. Jr. (Georgia)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Docket [PACER]

Equal Employment v. Domino's Pizza, Inc.

Nov. 30, 1999 Docket

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Docket

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

ECF Number Description Date Link
1

COMPLAINT filed and summons issued. Consent form to proceed before U.S. magistrate and pretrial instructions given to attorney; jury demand (fmm) (Entered: 11/18/1998)

Nov. 17, 1998
2

ANSWERS TO MANDATORY DISCLOSURES by plaintiff (fmm) (Entered: 11/18/1998)

Nov. 17, 1998

CASE REFERRED to Mag Judge John R. Strother Jr. (Calendar sheets forwarded) (fmm) (Entered: 11/18/1998)

Nov. 17, 1998
3

WAIVER OF SERVICE Returned Executed as to Domino's Pizza, Inc. mailed 11/18/98 Answer due by 1/17/99 for Domino's Pizza, Inc. (fmm) (Entered: 12/28/1998)

Dec. 23, 1998

Proposed Consent Order extending the time to answer [1-1] complaint thru 2/9/99. to JRS. (fmm) (Entered: 01/20/1999)

Jan. 19, 1999
4

CONSENT ORDER by Mag Judge John R. Strother Jr., extending time to answer [1-1] complaint thru 2/9/99 , Answer due 2/9/99 for Domino's Pizza, Inc. (cc) (fmm) (Entered: 01/27/1999)

Jan. 25, 1999

Added attorney for defendant: Hunter R. Hughes III, Andrea B. Jones. (fmm) (Entered: 01/27/1999)

Jan. 25, 1999
5

ANSWER by defendant to complaint [1-1] Discovery ends 7/9/99 (fmm) (Entered: 02/10/1999)

Feb. 9, 1999
7

Certificate of interested persons by DFT ONLY. (to judge) (tcc) (Entered: 02/25/1999)

Feb. 24, 1999
8

Preliminary Statement and Scheduling Order. (to mag. judge) (shb) (Entered: 04/02/1999)

March 31, 1999

ENDORSED ORDER by Mag Judge John R. Strother Jr. APPROVING [8-1] preliminary statement (cc) (tcc) (Entered: 04/12/1999)

April 9, 1999
9

Joint MOTION for order appointing mediator to JRS (fmm) (Entered: 06/07/1999)

June 1, 1999
10

ORDER by Mag Judge John R. Strother Jr. GRANTING [9-1] joint motion for order appointing mediator, and referring for a limited referral to Mag Judge E. C. Scofield III for settlement negotiations , staying proceedings pending completion of settlement negotiations (cc) (fmm) (Entered: 06/07/1999)

June 4, 1999
11

ORDER by Mag Judge E. C. Scofield III, settlement conference set for 9:30 am on 7/9/99 (cc by mag office) (fmm) (Entered: 06/11/1999)

June 10, 1999
12

Memorandum by plaintiff to [11-1] order (fmm) (Entered: 07/07/1999)

July 6, 1999
13

MOTION by Proposed Intervenors to intervene with brief in support. (fmm) (Entered: 08/12/1999)

Aug. 10, 1999
14

Consent by defendant to [13-1] motion to intervene (fmm) (Entered: 08/12/1999)

Aug. 11, 1999

SUBMITTED to Mag Judge John R. Strother Jr. on [13-1] motion to intervene (fmm) (Entered: 08/12/1999)

Aug. 12, 1999
15

Joint MOTION by defendant, Proposed Intervenors for expedited hearing to JRS (fmm) (Entered: 08/17/1999)

Aug. 17, 1999
16

ORDER by Mag Judge John R. Strother Jr. GRANTING [13-1] motion to intervene (cc) (tcc) (Entered: 08/19/1999)

Aug. 18, 1999

Terminated submissions. (tcc) (Entered: 08/19/1999)

Aug. 18, 1999
17

Intervenor's complaint by Scott A. Braswell, Mike Glisson, Phillip W. Nungesser III, Angela S. Taylor, Rita J. Luther, Glenn Desrosiers against defendant Domino's Pizza, Inc. (tcc) (Entered: 08/26/1999)

Aug. 18, 1999
18

Notice of withdrawal of atty Maureen Malone by plaintiff. (fmm) (Entered: 08/26/1999)

Aug. 25, 1999
19

ORDER by Mag Judge John R. Strother Jr. denying as moot the [15-1] joint motion for expedited hearing (cc) (fmm) (Entered: 08/30/1999)

Aug. 27, 1999
20

Notice of withdrawal of atty Andrea Jones by defendant. (fmm) (Entered: 09/01/1999)

Aug. 30, 1999
21

Stipulation by dft and intervenors dismissing intervention pleading with prejudice to JRS (fmm) (Entered: 09/13/1999)

Sept. 3, 1999
23

Consent Decree by parties dismissing action pursuant to this agreement. Dft to post notice, train supervisors and pay affected class members a total of $75,000. (to ODE) (fmm) (Entered: 11/29/1999)

Nov. 24, 1999

ENDORSED ORDER by Judge J. O. Forrester for Judge Orinda D. Evans APPROVING [23-1] Consent Decree by Equal Employment, Domino's Pizza, Inc. (cc) (fmm) Modified on 11/30/1999 (Entered: 11/30/1999)

Nov. 30, 1999

Completed referral to Mag Judge John R. Strother Jr. (fmm) (Entered: 11/30/1999)

Nov. 30, 1999

Case terminated. (fmm) (Entered: 11/30/1999)

Nov. 30, 1999

State / Territory: Georgia

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Nov. 17, 1998

Closing Date: Nov. 30, 1999

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of one or more workers.

Plaintiff Type(s):

EEOC Plaintiff

Private Plaintiff

Attorney Organizations:

EEOC

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: Unknown

Class Action Outcome: Unknown

Defendants

Domino's Pizza, Inc., Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement

Damages

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Amount Defendant Pays: 75000

Content of Injunction:

Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law

Provide antidiscrimination training

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits

Private Party intervened in EEOC suit