Case: EEOC v. UNICCO SERVICE COMPANY

1:98-cv-06083 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Filed Date: Sept. 29, 1998

Closed Date: 1999

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Case Summary

In September 1998 the Chicago office of the EEOC brought this suit against UNICCO Service Company and Unicco Security Services, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The complaint is unavailable, but a press release indicates that the EEOC alleged religious discrimination. A settlement was reached in March 1999, and the case was voluntarily dismissed. The details of the settlement agreement are unavailable, but the EEOC press release indicates that the defendant paid $55,000 in settlement.

Summary Authors

Kevin Wilemon (10/28/2007)

People


Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Hendrickson, John C. (Illinois)

Kamp, Jean P. (Illinois)

Manzo, Mary B. (Illinois)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Anaclerio, Nicholas Jr. (Illinois)

Carney, Thomas P. (Illinois)

Kopriva, Teresa Christine (Illinois)

Sattler, Rosanna (Massachusetts)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Hendrickson, John C. (Illinois)

Kamp, Jean P. (Illinois)

Manzo, Mary B. (Illinois)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Anaclerio, Nicholas Jr. (Illinois)

Carney, Thomas P. (Illinois)

Kopriva, Teresa Christine (Illinois)

Sattler, Rosanna (Massachusetts)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

1:98-cv-06083

Docket (PACER)

EEOC v. UNICCO Services Company

March 25, 1999

March 25, 1999

Docket

FY 1999 Major Litigation Highlights from EEOC's Combined Annual Reports Fiscal Years 1999-2001 (Highlighted Section)

EEOC v. UNICCO Services Company

No Court

Dec. 31, 2003

Dec. 31, 2003

Other

Resources

Docket

Last updated Aug. 8, 2022, 3:23 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT; jury demand - Civil cover sheet - Appearance(s) of John C. Hendrickson, Mary B. Manzo, Jean Powers Kamp as attorney(s) for plaintiff ( no summons(es) issued.) ( Documents: 1-1 through 1-3) (eav) (Entered: 09/30/1998)

Sept. 29, 1998

Sept. 29, 1998

SCHEDULE set on 10/1/98 by Hon. Ruben Castillo : Status hearing set for 9:15 a.m. on 12/1/98. Parties to file a joint status report on or before 11/25/98. (SEE REVERSE SIDE OF THIS ORDER FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.) Counsel for plaintiff to notify all other parties of the Court's Order. Mailed notice (rao) (Entered: 10/01/1998)

Oct. 1, 1998

Oct. 1, 1998

2

AMENDED COMPLAINT [1-1] by plaintiff EEOC; jury demand; adding Unicco Sec Svc Inc (eav) (Entered: 10/06/1998)

Oct. 6, 1998

Oct. 6, 1998

3

LETTER from Debra L. Meyers, Service of Process to Ms. Manzo dated 10/14/98 (Attachments) (eav) (Entered: 10/19/1998)

Oct. 15, 1998

Oct. 15, 1998

4

WAIVER of service of summons as to defendant Unicco Sec Svc Inc sent on 10/15/98 (jmp) (Entered: 10/22/1998)

Oct. 21, 1998

Oct. 21, 1998

5

WAIVER of service of summons as to defendant UNICCO Svc Co sent on 10/15/98 (rmm) (Entered: 11/03/1998)

Nov. 2, 1998

Nov. 2, 1998

6

JOINT STATUS REPORT; Notice of filing (eav) (Entered: 11/27/1998)

Nov. 25, 1998

Nov. 25, 1998

SCHEDULE set on 12/1/98 by Hon. Ruben Castillo : Status hearing held. Settlement conference set for 12:00 p.m. on 1/14/99. Parties with settlement authority are directed to appear or be available by telephone. The date for the defendants to answer the complaint will be set at the settlement conference. Mailed notice (rao) (Entered: 12/01/1998)

Dec. 1, 1998

Dec. 1, 1998

7

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for defendants by Rosanna Sattler, Teresa Christine Kopriva, Nicholas Anaclerio Jr., Thomas P. Carney Jr. (eav) (Entered: 12/03/1998)

Dec. 2, 1998

Dec. 2, 1998

8

NOTICE by defendants of filing attorney appearance [7-1] (eav) (Entered: 12/04/1998)

Dec. 2, 1998

Dec. 2, 1998

9

NOTICE by defendants of filing application for leave to appear pro hac vice (eav) (Entered: 12/04/1998)

Dec. 3, 1998

Dec. 3, 1998

10

APPLICATION for leave to appear pro hac vice by Rosanna Sattler for defendants; Order entered granting leave by Hon. Ruben Castillo (eav) (Entered: 12/07/1998)

Dec. 4, 1998

Dec. 4, 1998

SCHEDULE set on 1/14/99 by Hon. Ruben Castillo : Settlement conference held in chambers. The parties are requested to fully exhaust all settlement possibilities for this case, in light of the court's recommendation, prior to 2/16/99. If the parties do settle, the settlement documents should be submitted to the court by 2/16/99. Status hearing set for 9:30 a.m. on 2/18/99 if this case has not setted. mailed notice (rao) (Entered: 01/14/1999)

Jan. 14, 1999

Jan. 14, 1999

11

MINUTE ORDER of 2/25/99 by Hon. Ruben Castillo: Status hearing set for 2/26/99 is vacated. Counsel advised the court that the parties have reached a tentative settlement. This case is hereby dismissed without prejudice subject to a dismissal with prejudice upon the filing of the appropriate settlement documents on or before 3/25/99. terminating case Mailed notice (vmj) (Entered: 02/26/1999)

Feb. 25, 1999

Feb. 25, 1999

12

AGREED MOTION by plaintiff to reinstate case and for order of dismissal with prejudice pursuant to settlement agreement (Exhibits); Notice of motion (eav) (Entered: 03/23/1999)

March 16, 1999

March 16, 1999

13

MINUTE ORDER of 3/23/99 by Hon. Ruben Castillo : Agreed motion to reinstate case and for order of dismissal with prejudice pursuant to settlement agreement is granted. [12-1] This case is hereby dismissed with prejudice. The court will retain jurisdiction for one year for the sole purpose of enforcing the Settlement Agreement. Parties will bear their own fees and costs. Mailed notice (eav) (Entered: 03/23/1999)

March 23, 1999

March 23, 1999

14

STIPULATION of dismissal with prejudice (Attachments) (eav) (Entered: 03/26/1999)

March 25, 1999

March 25, 1999

15

MINUTE ORDER of 3/25/99 by Hon. Ruben Castillo : Pursuant to the stipulation of dismissal with prejudice filed by the parties on 3/25/99, this case is dismissed with prejudice. The parties will bear their own costs and attorneys' fees. The Court will retain jurisdiction for one year for the sole purpose of enforcing the Settlement Agreement. Mailed notice (eav) (Entered: 03/26/1999)

March 25, 1999

March 25, 1999

Case Details

State / Territory: Illinois

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 29, 1998

Closing Date: 1999

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

UNICCO Service Company, 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:

Voluntary Dismissal

Amount Defendant Pays: 55000

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

Discrimination-basis:

Religion discrimination

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits