Case: EEOC v. PRIMARY STEEL, INC

1:04-cv-00618 | U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware

Filed Date: June 28, 2004

Closed Date: Feb. 25, 2005

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Case Summary

In June 2004, the Wilmington, DE office of the EEOC brought this suit against Primary Steel, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. The case settled by entry of a consent decree in February 2005. The consent decree required the defendant to pay the claimants $45,750 in damages and attorney services. No other information was made available pertaining to the consent decree or the nature of the suit.

Summary Authors

Lionel Joiner (6/18/2007)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

1:04-cv-00618

Docket

EEOC v. Primary Steel, Inc.

Feb. 25, 2005

Feb. 25, 2005

Docket

Resources

Docket

See docket on RECAP: https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/11914773/equal-employment-v-primary-steel-inc/

Last updated July 29, 2022, 3:05 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT filed. Magistrate Consent Notice to Pltf. (mwm) (Entered: 06/29/2004)

June 28, 2004

June 28, 2004

PACER

DEMAND for jury trial by Equal Employment (mwm)

June 28, 2004

June 28, 2004

PACER

SUMMONS(ES) issued for Primary Steel Inc. (mwm)

June 28, 2004

June 28, 2004

PACER
2

CASE assigned to Judge Joseph J. Farnan Jr. . Notice to all parties. (rjb) (Entered: 07/07/2004)

July 7, 2004

July 7, 2004

PACER
3

LETTER to Clerk from A. Yvonne Davis re: encl. Aff. of Service (DI #4). (afb) (Entered: 07/16/2004)

July 14, 2004

July 14, 2004

PACER
4

RETURN OF SERVICE executed as to Primary Steel Inc. on 7/2/04 Answer due on 7/22/04 for Primary Steel Inc. (afb) (Entered: 07/16/2004)

July 14, 2004

July 14, 2004

PACER
5

ANSWER to Complaint and Affirmative Defenses by Primary Steel Inc. (Attorney Peter M. Sweeney, Esq.). (afb) (Entered: 07/22/2004)

July 21, 2004

July 21, 2004

PACER
6

MOTION by Primary Steel Inc. with Proposed Order for Barbara Rittinger Rigo, Esq. to Appear Pro Hac Vice re: [6-1] motion (afb) (Entered: 07/23/2004)

July 22, 2004

July 22, 2004

PACER

So Ordered granting [6-1] motion for Barbara Rittinger Rigo, Esq. to Appear Pro Hac Vice ( signed by Judge Joseph J. Farnan Jr. ) Notice to all parties. (afb)

July 23, 2004

July 23, 2004

PACER
7

Letter to cnsl. from clerk re: pro. pretrial sched. order ddl. 10/08/04. (afb) (Entered: 09/25/2004)

Sept. 24, 2004

Sept. 24, 2004

PACER
8

NOTICE of Filing by Equal Employment re: attached agreed upon Sched. Order. (afb) (Entered: 10/13/2004)

Oct. 8, 2004

Oct. 8, 2004

PACER
9

SCHEDULING ORDER setting (1) Pre-Disc. Discl. ddl. of 10/22/04; (2) Joining of parties and amending of pleadings on 12/15/04 ; (3) Discovery cutoff 4/8/05, rpts. from retained experts are due by pltf. by 05/09/05 and from the defts. by 06/09/05 ; (4) Deadline for filing dispositive motions 7/8/05; Pretrial and Trial dates tbd. ( signed by Judge Joseph J. Farnan Jr. ) copies to: cnsl. (afb) (Entered: 10/19/2004)

Oct. 15, 2004

Oct. 15, 2004

PACER
10

ORDER, set Pretrial Conference for 11:00 a.m. on 9/8/05 Trial will be sched. at the Pretrial Cnf. to commence within 120 days of the pretrial cnf. ( signed by Judge Joseph J. Farnan Jr. ) copies to: cnsl. (afb) Modified on 11/01/2004 (Entered: 10/19/2004)

Oct. 18, 2004

Oct. 18, 2004

PACER

Deadline updated; set Pretrial Conference for 11:00 a.m. on 9/8/05 per DI #10. (afb)

Oct. 18, 2004

Oct. 18, 2004

PACER
11

ORDER, set Telephone Conference for 9:00 a.m. on 12/14/04 ( signed by Judge Mary P. Thynge ) copies to: cnsl. (afb) (Entered: 10/22/2004)

Oct. 21, 2004

Oct. 21, 2004

PACER
12

PROPOSED Consent Decree by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Primary Steel Inc. that Deft. agrees to pay monetary relief in the total amount of $45,000.00. The distribution is as follows: $20,000 to Edwin Rivera, $20,000 to Elliott Prado, and $5,000.00 to Ray Lopez. Deft. will pay up to $250.00 each to Edwin Rivera, Elliott Prado, and Ray Lopez for the services of an attorney. This case shall be abnd hereby dismissed with prejudice, subject to the Court's jurisdiction to enforce the provisions of this Consent Decree. EEOC and Deft. shall bear their own costs and attorney's fees. (afb, ) Modified on 2/24/2005 (afb, ). (See Order for Details) (Entered: 02/24/2005)

Feb. 23, 2005

Feb. 23, 2005

PACER

SO ORDERED, re 12 Proposed Consent Decree filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Primary Steel Inc. Signed by Judge Joseph J. Farnan, Jr. on 2/25/05. (maw, )

Feb. 25, 2005

Feb. 25, 2005

PACER

CASE CLOSED per DI #12. (afb, )

Feb. 25, 2005

Feb. 25, 2005

PACER

Case Details

State / Territory: Delaware

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: June 28, 2004

Closing Date: Feb. 25, 2005

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

Primary Steel, Inc. , Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

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

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: 45750

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits