Case: EEOC v. Matador Mexican Food Restaurant, Inc.

2:02-cv-01609 | U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona

Filed Date: Aug. 20, 2002

Closed Date: Nov. 20, 2006

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Case Summary

In August 2002, the Phoenix Office of the EEOC filed this lawsuit against Matador Mexican Food Restaurant, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. We do not have a copy of the complaint; therefore, the exact allegations of the complaint are unknown. The complainants intervened in the lawsuit in September 2002. Following some discovery and a settlement conference, the parties settled the case in November 2003 through a Settlement Agreement. We do not have a copy of the settlement agreement; therefore, the exact terms of the agreement are unknown.

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David Friedman (10/17/2007)

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2:02-cv-01609

Docket

EEOC v. Matador Mexican Food

Nov. 20, 2003

Nov. 20, 2003

Docket

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Docket

Last updated July 24, 2022, 3:07 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link

nan

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STANDARD CIVIL TRACK INITIAL ORDER by Judge Stephen M. McNamee this action is designated a standard track case as set forth in Rule 2.12 of the Rules of Practice of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona. IT IS ORDERED, if not already accomplished prior to the date of this Order, that pla(s) shall effect service of the Complaint and Summons upon all dfts no later than 120 days after the filing of the Complaint. FURTHER ORDERED that pla shall serve dft(s) with a copy of this Order. (cc: all counsel) re: order filed [2-1] (KMG) (Entered: 09/05/2002)

Sept. 5, 2002

Sept. 5, 2002

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ANSWER to Complaint [1-1] by dft Matador Mexican Food (KMG) (Entered: 09/11/2002)

Sept. 5, 2002

Sept. 5, 2002

5

MOTION to Intervene as Party Plaintiffs by Lissa A Gomez, Karen J Sprague [5-1] (KMG) (Entered: 09/17/2002)

Sept. 11, 2002

Sept. 11, 2002

6

NOTICE by pla EEOC of Preparedness for Scheduling of Rule 16 Conference (KMG) (Entered: 09/18/2002)

Sept. 16, 2002

Sept. 16, 2002

7

JOINDER by pla EEOC to motion to Intervene as Party Plaintiffs by Lissa A Gomez, Karen J Sprague [5-1] [5-1] (KMG) (Entered: 09/23/2002)

Sept. 18, 2002

Sept. 18, 2002

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ORDER by Judge Stephen M. McNamee granting motion to Intervene as Party Plaintiffs by Lissa A Gomez, Karen J Sprague [5-1]. FURTHER ORDERED that pursuant to Rule 16 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure a Preliminary Pretrial Conference is set as follows: Prel Scheduling conf set for 4:00 2/27/03 (cc: all counsel) (KMG) (Entered: 10/15/2002)

Oct. 15, 2002

Oct. 15, 2002

9

NOTICE by intervenor-plaintiffs Lissa A Gomez, and Karen J Sprague of Lodging Order in accordance with their Motion to Intervene (KMG) (Entered: 10/17/2002)

Oct. 15, 2002

Oct. 15, 2002

10

COMPLAINT-IN-INTERVENTION FILED Jury Trial Demand (KMG) (Entered: 10/24/2002)

Oct. 21, 2002

Oct. 21, 2002

11

ANSWER to Complaint-In-Intervention [10-1] by dft Matador Mexican Food (KMG) (Entered: 11/12/2002)

Nov. 5, 2002

Nov. 5, 2002

12

JOINT PROPOSED CASE MGT PLAN/REPORT (KMG) (Entered: 02/24/2003)

Feb. 20, 2003

Feb. 20, 2003

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MOTION to Extend Time for Dft to File its Portion of the Joint Case Management Plan by dft Matador Mexican Food [13-1] (KMG) (Entered: 02/24/2003)

Feb. 20, 2003

Feb. 20, 2003

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SUPPLEMENT/ADDENDUM by dft Matador Mexican Food to Joint Case Management Plan [12-1] (KMG) (Entered: 02/25/2003)

Feb. 21, 2003

Feb. 21, 2003

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ORDER by Judge Stephen M. McNamee granting motion to Extend Time until 2/21/03 for Dft to File its Portion of the Joint Case Management Plan by dft Matador Mexican Food [13-1] (cc: all counsel) (KMG) (Entered: 02/24/2003)

Feb. 24, 2003

Feb. 24, 2003

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RULE 16 SCHEDULING ORDER by Judge Stephen M. McNamee ; Discovery due 12/19/03 ; Dispositive motions due 1/4/04 ; Final Pretrial conference set for 4:00 1/29/04 (cc: all counsel) re: order (scheduling) [17-1] (KMG) (Entered: 03/03/2003)

March 3, 2003

March 3, 2003

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ORDER by Judge Stephen M. McNamee on 2/27/03 the parties appeared for a Rule 16 hearing and requested that this matter be referred to Magistrate Judge for the purpose of a setting a settlement conference. Therefore, IT IS ORDERED that this matter be referred to US Magistrate Judge Lawrence O. Anderson for a settlement conference. (cc: all counsel) re: order filed [18-1] (KMG) (Entered: 03/03/2003)

March 3, 2003

March 3, 2003

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SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE ORDER by Mag Judge Lawrence O. Anderson settlement conference set for 2:00 4/28/03 , before Mag Judge Lawrence O. Anderson (cc: all counsel) (MAP) (Entered: 03/06/2003)

March 6, 2003

March 6, 2003

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MOTION to continue 4/28/03 Settlement Conf & reschedule for 6/30/03 @ 2:00pm by dft Matador Mexican Food [20-1] (FMP) (Entered: 03/19/2003)

March 18, 2003

March 18, 2003

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NOTICE of compliance of initial disclosure statement pursuant to FRCivP 26(a) by intervenor-plaintiff Lissa A Gomez, intervenor-plaintiff Karen J Sprague (KMG) (Entered: 03/21/2003)

March 20, 2003

March 20, 2003

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NOTICE of compliance of initial disclosure statement pursuant to FRCivP 26(a) by dft Matador Mexican Food (KMG) (Entered: 03/25/2003)

March 21, 2003

March 21, 2003

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NOTICE of compliance of initial disclosure statement pursuant to FRCivP 26(a) by pla EEOC (KMG) (Entered: 03/25/2003)

March 24, 2003

March 24, 2003

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ORDER by Mag Judge Lawrence O. Anderson granting motion to continue 4/28/03 Settlement Conf & reschedule for @ 2:00pm by dft Matador Mexican Food [20-1] ; Settlement conference reset for 2:00 6/30/03 , before Mag Judge Lawrence O. Anderson (cc: all counsel) (KMG) (Entered: 04/02/2003)

April 2, 2003

April 2, 2003

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NOTICE of service of discovery by dft Matador Mexican Food serving; Initial Request for Production of documents and tangible things; First Set of Non-Uniform Interrogatories; and First Set of Non-Uniform Interrogatories. (KMG) (Entered: 04/14/2003)

April 11, 2003

April 11, 2003

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NOTICE of service of discovery by pla EEOC serving Responses to dft's First Set of Nonuniform Interrogatories and First Request for Producution of documents. (KMG) (Entered: 05/07/2003)

May 6, 2003

May 6, 2003

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NOTICE of service of discovery by intervenor-plaintiff Lissa A Gomez serving; Responses to dft's First Set of Non-Uniform Interrogatories. (KMG) (Entered: 05/21/2003)

May 19, 2003

May 19, 2003

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NOTICE of compliance of first supplemental disclosure statement pursuant to FRCivP 26(a) by dft Matador Mexican Food (KMG) (Entered: 06/26/2003)

June 25, 2003

June 25, 2003

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NOTICE by dft Matador Mexican Food OF TAKING DEPO OF Karen J. Sprague, Lissa A. Gomez, Wardell Haynes, Steve Anos, and Marco Quintana on the following date(s): 7/21-7/24 (KMG) (Entered: 07/08/2003)

July 2, 2003

July 2, 2003

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MINUTE ORDER Settlement conference held A settlement is not reached. (cc: all counsel) [31-3] (KMG) (Entered: 07/14/2003)

July 14, 2003

July 14, 2003

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NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT filed by pla EEOC ; possible dism ddl set for 1/17/04 (KMG) (Entered: 11/20/2003)

Nov. 18, 2003

Nov. 18, 2003

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ORDER by Judge Stephen M. McNamee that the parties abide by the terms of the attached Settlement Agreement. The Court shall retain jurisdiction over any action to enforce the Settlement Agreement for three years following the entry of this Order provided, that upon application by the Commission and good cause showing, the Court may extend the duration of its jurisdiction of this action to enforce compliance with the Settlement Agreement. FURTHER ORDERED that the action is dismissed with prejudice, with each party to bear its own costs and attorneys' fees incurrec in this action as of the date of the entry of this Order. terminating case (cc: all counsel) (KMG) (Entered: 11/20/2003)

Nov. 20, 2003

Nov. 20, 2003

Case Details

State / Territory: Arizona

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Aug. 20, 2002

Closing Date: Nov. 20, 2006

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

Matador Mexican Food Restaurant, Inc., Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits

Private Party intervened in EEOC suit