Case: EEOC v. STEEL COILS INC (A SUBSIDIARY OF ITOCHU INTERNATIONAL INC)

3:00-cv-00844 | U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee

Filed Date: Sept. 7, 2000

Closed Date: Oct. 1, 2001

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Case Summary

The Memphis District Office of the EEOC brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, against Steel Coils, Inc. The complaint was filed in September 2000, and in December 2000 Defendant moved to dismiss or in the alternative for summary judgment. The motion was denied as moot in March 2001. The charging parties intervened in March 2001 and in October 2001 a settlement agreement was entered. The only document that we have for this case is the docket.

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Shankar Viswanathan (7/31/2007)

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3:00-cv-00844

Docket (PACER)

EEOC v. Steel Coils Inc

Oct. 1, 2001

Oct. 1, 2001

Docket

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Docket

Last updated Aug. 14, 2022, 3:04 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
2

NOTICE of Initial Case Management Conference: Case Management Conference set for 10:00 on 12/8/00 before Judge Trauger. (dlt) (Entered: 09/11/2000)

Sept. 7, 2000

Sept. 7, 2000

PROPOSED Initial Joint Case Management Order (dlt) (Entered: 12/06/2000)

Dec. 6, 2000

Dec. 6, 2000

3

CLERK'S RESUME: Case Management Conference held on 12/8/00 . Discovery ddl set for 9/3/01; jury trial set for 8/6/02 at 9:00 a.m.; pretrial conference set for 7/19/02 at 10:00 a.m. Answer due or mtn to dismiss by 12/15/00; EEOC to revise ICMC plan; amendments to add parties by 2/1/01; agreed order to be submitted to strike the subsidary name or a mtn to be filed to strike; Rule 26 Disclosures by 1/20/01. (dlt) (Entered: 12/08/2000)

Dec. 8, 2000

Dec. 8, 2000

4

ORDER by Judge Aleta A. Trauger: Jury trial set for 9:00 on 8/6/02; pretrial conference set 10:00 on 7/19/02; pretrial order ddl 7/16/02 . Parties shall file by 7/16/02, the following: witness lists; exhibit lists; stipulations; an agreed set of jury instructions; an agreed jury verdict form; expert witness stmts. EOD 12/8/00 (cc: all counsel) (dlt) (Entered: 12/08/2000)

Dec. 8, 2000

Dec. 8, 2000

5

ORDER by Judge Aleta A. Trauger: that the Magistrate Judge shall conduct a judicial settlement conference/mediation w/ the parties during the month of April 2001. EOD 12/8/00 (cc: all counsel) (xc: Clerk of Court) (dlt) Modified on 12/08/2000 (Entered: 12/08/2000)

Dec. 8, 2000

Dec. 8, 2000

PROPOSED Initial Joint Case Managment Order (dlt) (Entered: 12/13/2000)

Dec. 13, 2000

Dec. 13, 2000

6

INITIAL JOINT CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER by Judge Aleta A. Trauger: ICMC was held on 12/8/00. Discovery ddl set for 8/3/01; dispositive mtn filing ddl set for 11/3/01 . (cc: all counsel) (dlt) (Entered: 12/14/2000)

Dec. 13, 2000

Dec. 13, 2000

7

MOTION by deft Steel Coils, Inc. to dismiss or, in the alternative, for summary judgment . (dlt) (Entered: 12/14/2000)

Dec. 14, 2000

Dec. 14, 2000

8

MEMORANDUM by deft Steel Coils, Inc. in support of motion to dismiss [7-1] or, in the alternative, for summary judgment [7-2]. (w/ attached exhibits 1-17) (dlt) Modified on 12/14/2000 (Entered: 12/14/2000)

Dec. 14, 2000

Dec. 14, 2000

9

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown: Settlement conference set for 9:00 a.m. on 4/6/01 . By noon on 4/4/01, pltf and deft shall deliver under seal, directly to Ms. Smith, ex parte, separate settlement conference stmts which shall specify their respective settlement positions. Parties shall exchange offers and demands prior to the 4/6/01 conference. EOD 12/21/00 (cc: all counsel) (dlt) (Entered: 12/21/2000)

Dec. 20, 2000

Dec. 20, 2000

10

RESPONSE by pltf to motion to dismiss [7-1], or in the alternative, motion for summary judgment [7-2]; w/attached exhibits 1-18 (tlc) (Entered: 12/28/2000)

Dec. 27, 2000

Dec. 27, 2000

11

AFFIDAVIT of Renee Martin submitted as exhibit 1 to pltf's response to deft's motion to dismiss or for summary jgm [10-1] (tlc) (Entered: 12/28/2000)

Dec. 27, 2000

Dec. 27, 2000

12

AFFIDAVIT of Barbara Vaughn submitted as exhibit 2 to pltf's response to deft's motion to dismiss or for summary jgm [10-1] (tlc) (Entered: 12/28/2000)

Dec. 27, 2000

Dec. 27, 2000

13

ORDER by Judge Aleta A. Trauger: That the mtn to dismiss or, in the alternative, for summary judgment (DE# 7) is referred to the Magistrate Judge for a R&R. Case referred to Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown . EOD 1/16/01 (cc: all counsel) (dlt) (Entered: 01/16/2001)

Jan. 16, 2001

Jan. 16, 2001

14

MOTION by pltf EEOC for leave to modify initial joint case management order . (w/ att'd proposed order) (dlt) (Entered: 01/25/2001)

Jan. 25, 2001

Jan. 25, 2001

15

MEMORANDUM by pltf EEOC in support of motion for leave to modify initial joint case management order [14-1] (dlt) (Entered: 01/25/2001)

Jan. 25, 2001

Jan. 25, 2001

16

ORDER by Judge Aleta A. Trauger granting motion for leave to modify initial joint case management order [14-1]. Pltf seeks leave from the Court to modify the CMO solely for the purpose of extending dd for adding one or more parties from 2/1/01 to 3/30/01. EOD 1/29/01 (cc: all counsel) (dlt) (Entered: 01/29/2001)

Jan. 29, 2001

Jan. 29, 2001

17

MOTION to intervene by Michael Garrett, Cedric Little and William Howard as party pltfs . (dlt) (Entered: 02/02/2001)

Feb. 1, 2001

Feb. 1, 2001

18

ORDER by Judge Aleta A. Trauger: Case referred to Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown for case management, decision on all pretrial, nodispositive mtns and R&R on all dispositive mtns. EOD 2/5/01 (cc: all counsel) (dlt) (Entered: 02/05/2001)

Feb. 5, 2001

Feb. 5, 2001

19

REPLY by deft Steel Coils, Inc. to response to motion to dismiss [7-1] or, in the alternative, for summary judgment [7-2]. (dlt) (Entered: 02/27/2001)

Feb. 27, 2001

Feb. 27, 2001

20

MOTION by Anthony Buchanan and David Little to intervene as pltf . (w/ attached complaint in intervention) (dlt) (Entered: 03/06/2001)

March 5, 2001

March 5, 2001

21

MOTION to intervene . (w/ attached complaint in intervention) (dlt) (Entered: 03/07/2001)

March 6, 2001

March 6, 2001

22

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown granting motion by Anthony Buchanan and David Little to intervene as pltfs [20-1] (cc: all counsel) (EOD 03/08/01) (train) (Entered: 03/08/2001)

March 7, 2001

March 7, 2001

23

INTERVENOR'S COMPLAINT by intevenor pltfs Anthony Buchanan and David Little (train) (Entered: 03/08/2001)

March 7, 2001

March 7, 2001

24

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown granting motion to intervene by Michael Garrett, Cedric Little and William Howard as party pltfs [17-1] (cc: all counsel)(EOD 03/08/01) (train) (Entered: 03/08/2001)

March 7, 2001

March 7, 2001

25

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown granting motion to intervene by Howard White, Rohan Gordon, Victor Chatman, Kimothy Chatman [21-1] (cc: all counsel)(EOD 03/08/01) (train) (Entered: 03/08/2001)

March 7, 2001

March 7, 2001

26

INTERVENOR'S COMPLAINT by intevenor pltfs Howard S. White, Rohan Gordon, Victor Chatman, and Kimothy Chatman (train) (Entered: 03/08/2001)

March 7, 2001

March 7, 2001

27

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown ;a telephone conference is set for 9:00 a.m. on 3/20/01 to be initiated by the attorney for the EEOC (cc: all counsel) (EOD 3/08/01) (train) (Entered: 03/08/2001)

March 7, 2001

March 7, 2001

28

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown: Telephone conference held on 3/20/01 . Settlement conference set for 9:30 a.m. on 6/1/01 . Parties should submit their confidential stmts to the Court in Chambers by close of business on 5/30/01. Pltf shll have until 4/30/01 to add any additional deft. Terming mtn to dismiss [7-1] and/or for summary judgment [7-2] as moot at this time. EOD 3/20/01 (cc: all counsel) (dlt) (Entered: 03/20/2001)

March 20, 2001

March 20, 2001

29

MOTION by pltf EEOC for leave to modify the joint case management order . (w/ att'd proposed order) (dlt) (Entered: 04/26/2001)

April 25, 2001

April 25, 2001

30

MEMORANDUM by pltf EEOC in support of motion for leave to modify the joint case management order [29-1]. (dlt) (Entered: 04/26/2001)

April 25, 2001

April 25, 2001

31

ORDER by Judge Aleta A. Trauger granting motion for leave to modify the joint case management order [29-1]. The ddl for amending the complaint is extended until 6/30/01. EOD 4/27/01 (cc: all counsel) (dlt) (Entered: 04/27/2001)

April 26, 2001

April 26, 2001

32

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown: Telephone conference held on 5/30/01. Settlement conference reset for 9:30 a.m. on 7/6/01 . Everything in the previously entered Order (DE# 28) pertaining to the settlement conference remains the same, except that the confidential settlement stmts will be due to the Magistrate Judge by noon on 7/3/01. EOD 6/1/01 (cc: all counsel) (dlt) (Entered: 06/01/2001)

May 31, 2001

May 31, 2001

33

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown: Settlement conference held on 7/6/01 . Parties are directed to advise the Magistrate Judge ex parte prior to 8/3/01, of their position as to whether they believe a further settlement conference would be useful. Telephone conference set for 2:30 p.m. on 8/3/01 . EOD 7/10/01 (cc: all counsel) (dlt) (Entered: 07/10/2001)

July 10, 2001

July 10, 2001

34

MOTION by pltf EEOC for temporary restraining order and for preliminary injunction . (w/ att'd proposed orders) (dlt) Modified on 07/13/2001 (Entered: 07/13/2001)

July 12, 2001

July 12, 2001

35

MEMORANDUM by pltf EEOC in support of motion for temporary restraining order [34-1] and for preliminary injunction [34-2]. (w/ att'd exhibits 1-7) (dlt) (Entered: 07/13/2001)

July 12, 2001

July 12, 2001

36

AFFIDAVIT of Anthony Buchanan re [35-1] (dlt) (Entered: 07/13/2001)

July 12, 2001

July 12, 2001

37

AFFIDAVIT of William Howard re [35-1] (dlt) (Entered: 07/13/2001)

July 12, 2001

July 12, 2001

38

AFFIDAVIT of Victor Chatman re [35-1] (dlt) (Entered: 07/13/2001)

July 12, 2001

July 12, 2001

39

MOTION/APPLICATION by pltf EEOC for prejudgment writ of attachment or sequestration . (w/ att'd proposed writ and ntc) (dlt) (Entered: 07/13/2001)

July 12, 2001

July 12, 2001

40

DECLARATION (AFFIDAVIT) by pltf EEOC in support of application of the U.S. for a prejudgment writ of attachment or sequestration [39-1]. (dlt) (Entered: 07/13/2001)

July 12, 2001

July 12, 2001

41

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown: EEOC has filed a mtn for tro and preliminary injunction. Clerk is directed to transmit this mtn and file to the District Judge for such action as the District Judge deems appropriate; terminating case referral to Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown . EOD 7/16/01 (cc: all counsel) (dlt) (Entered: 07/16/2001)

July 13, 2001

July 13, 2001

42

ORDER by Judge Aleta A. Trauger: Hearing on motion for temporary restraining order [34-1] and motion for prejudgment writ of attachment or sequestration [39-1] is set for 10:00 a.m. on 7/26/01. EOD 7/16/01 (cc: all counsel) (dlt) (Entered: 07/16/2001)

July 13, 2001

July 13, 2001

43

RETURN OF SERVICE of subpoena on Tom Davis (mk) (Entered: 07/19/2001)

July 19, 2001

July 19, 2001

44

RETURN OF SERVICE of subpoena on Jack F. Stringham, II (mk) (Entered: 07/19/2001)

July 19, 2001

July 19, 2001

45

RESPONSE by deft Steel Coils, Inc. to motion for temporary restraining order [34-1] and for preliminary injunction [34-2] and application for prejudgment writ of attachment or sequestration [39-1]. (w/ att'd exhibits A-L) (dlt) (Entered: 07/25/2001)

July 24, 2001

July 24, 2001

46

AFFIDAVIT of Nader Baydoun re [45-1]. (w/ att'd exhibit 1) (dlt) (Entered: 07/25/2001)

July 24, 2001

July 24, 2001

47

CLERK'S RESUME: Hearing held on motions for prejudgment writ of attachment or sequestration [39-1] and for temporary restraining order [34-1] on 7/26/01. Application for TRO in connection w/ the sale of the Steel Coils plant. Pltf is allowed to amend documetns to proceed under Rule 64 by 8/1/01. Defts to respond by 8/8/01. C/R : John Tummel (dlt) (Entered: 07/26/2001)

July 26, 2001

July 26, 2001

48

ORDER by Judge Aleta A. Trauger: Hearing was held on 7/26/01 on pltf's mtn for temporary restraining order & preliminary injunction & application for prejudgment writ. Pltf's motion [34-1] [34-2] & application [39-1] were denied on the ground that any judgment collected in this case would not qualify as a debt owed to the US under the FDCPA. Pltf's oral mtn to amend the relief sought to request relief under state procedures was denied w/o prejudice. Pltf has until 8/1/01 to file appropriate papers under Rule 64, & the deft has until 8/8/01 to respond. EOD 7/27/01 (cc: all counsel) (dlt) (Entered: 07/27/2001)

July 26, 2001

July 26, 2001

49

TRANSCRIPT filed of Hearing on 7/26/01 before Judge Trauger. C/R: John Tummel (dlt) (Entered: 07/30/2001)

July 27, 2001

July 27, 2001

50

MOTION by pltf EEOC for pre-judgment writ of attachment pursuant to FRPD 64 or, in the alternative, for injunctive relief under FRPD 65 . (w/ att'd exhibits 1-10) (dlt) (Entered: 08/02/2001)

Aug. 1, 2001

Aug. 1, 2001

51

MEMORANDUM by pltf EEOC in support of motion for pre-judgment writ of attachment pursuant to FRPD 64 [50-1], or in the alternative, for injunctive relief under FRPD 65 [50-2]. (w/ att'd exhibits 1-10) (dlt) (Entered: 08/02/2001)

Aug. 1, 2001

Aug. 1, 2001

52

DECLARATION (AFFIDAVIT) by pltf EEOC re [50-1], re [50-2] (dlt) (Entered: 08/02/2001)

Aug. 1, 2001

Aug. 1, 2001

PROPOSED Prejudgment writ of attachment (dlt) (Entered: 08/02/2001)

Aug. 1, 2001

Aug. 1, 2001

PROPOSED Order granting injunctive relief. (dlt) (Entered: 08/02/2001)

Aug. 1, 2001

Aug. 1, 2001

53

ORDER by Judge Aleta A. Trauger: Hearing on motion for pre-judgment writ of attachment pursuant to FRPD 64 [50-1] is set for 10:00 a.m. on 8/8/01. Deft shall file its response by close of business on 8/6/01. EOD 8/2/01 (cc: all counsel) (dlt) (Entered: 08/02/2001)

Aug. 1, 2001

Aug. 1, 2001

54

ORDER by Judge Aleta A. Trauger: Order entered on 8/1/01 is hereby Vacated; hearing on motion for pre-judgment writ of attachment pursuant to FRPD 64 [50-1] set for 8/8/01 is canceled. Previous briefing schedule established by Order entered 7/26/01 is the briefing shcedule in effect. Court will not schedule oral argument on the pltf's Application for a Pre-Judgment Writ of Attachmetn unless the court feels it would be helpful. EOD 8/2/01 (cc: all counsel) (dlt) (Entered: 08/02/2001)

Aug. 2, 2001

Aug. 2, 2001

55

MOTION by pltf EEOC for leave to modify joint case management order (w/att'd proposed order) (vh) (Entered: 08/06/2001)

Aug. 3, 2001

Aug. 3, 2001

56

MEMORANDUM by pltf EEOC in support of motion for leave to modify joint case management order [55-1] (vh) (Entered: 08/06/2001)

Aug. 3, 2001

Aug. 3, 2001

58

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown: Court advised on 8/3/01 that settlement did not appear possible at this time. Mtn to dismiss or for summary jgm [7-1] was referred for R&R [13-1]. Since Magistrate has now been involved in intensive settlement conference negotionations, would not be appropriate to render R&R. Case referral terminated EOD 8/7/01 (cc: all counsel) (mk) (Entered: 08/07/2001)

Aug. 6, 2001

Aug. 6, 2001

57

ORDER by Judge Aleta A. Trauger granting mtn for leave to modify joint case management order [55-1] Written discovery ddl set for 9/28/01 and deposition ddl reset for 10/28/01 . EOD 8/7/01 (cc: all counsel) (mk) (Entered: 08/07/2001)

Aug. 7, 2001

Aug. 7, 2001

59

RESPONSE by deft Steel Coils, Inc. to motion for pre-judgment writ of attachment pursuant to FRPD 64 [50-1], or in the alternative, for injunctive relief under FRPD 65 [50-2]. (w/ att'd exhibits A-L) (dlt) (Entered: 08/09/2001)

Aug. 8, 2001

Aug. 8, 2001

60

MOTION by pltf EEOC for leave to file a reply to application for pre-judgmetn writ of attachment or, in the alterantive, for injunctive relief . (w/ att'd proposed order) (dlt) (Entered: 08/14/2001)

Aug. 13, 2001

Aug. 13, 2001

61

ORDER by Judge Aleta A. Trauger granting motion for leave to file a reply to application for pre-judgmetn writ of attachment [60-1] or in the alternative, for injunctive relief [60-2]. Pltf shall have until 8/20/01 to file a reply. EOD 8/14/01 (cc: all counsel) (dlt) (Entered: 08/14/2001)

Aug. 13, 2001

Aug. 13, 2001

62

REPLY by pltf EEOC to response to motion for pre-judgment writ of attachment pursuant to FRPD 64 [50-1], or in the alternative, for injunctive relief under FRPD 65 [50-2]. (w/ att'd exhibit 1) (dlt) (Entered: 08/15/2001)

Aug. 15, 2001

Aug. 15, 2001

63

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER by Judge Aleta A. Trauger: For reasons stated w/in this order, denying pltf's motion for pre-judgment writ of attachment pursuant to FRPD 64 [50-1] w/o prejudice, and denying pltf's alternative motion for injunctive relief under FRPD 65 [50-2] w/ prejudice. EOD 8/20/01 (cc: all counsel) (dlt) (Entered: 08/20/2001)

Aug. 17, 2001

Aug. 17, 2001

PROPOSED Settlement Agreement (dlt) (Entered: 10/01/2001)

Sept. 28, 2001

Sept. 28, 2001

64

SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT by Judge Aleta A. Trauger: Court has reviewed the terms of the proposed Consent Decree in light of the applicable laws and regulations, stmts & representations of counsel for all parties & hereby approves the Consent Decress. Details of the settlement are w/in this order; terminating case . EOD 10/2/01 (cc: all counsel) (dlt) (Entered: 10/02/2001)

Oct. 1, 2001

Oct. 1, 2001

Case Details

State / Territory: Tennessee

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 7, 2000

Closing Date: Oct. 1, 2001

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: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

Steel Coils, Inc, Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Voluntary Dismissal

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits

Private Party intervened in EEOC suit