Case: EEOC v. MBK INC (d/b/a CHECKCARE SYSTEMS OF NASHVILLE)

3:99-cv-00261 | U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee

Filed Date: March 29, 1999

Closed Date: Nov. 1, 1999

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Case Summary

The EEOC's Memphis district office sued MBK, Inc., d/b/a Checkcare Systems of Nashville, on March 29, 1999 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. The basis for the EEOC's complaint is unknown because the docket is the only document available for this case. The parties entered into a consent decree on November 1, 1999 which stipulated, at least, that each complainant would receive $10,000 in damages and would have their employment records expunged.

Summary Authors

Aaron Weismann (6/19/2007)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

3:99-cv-00261

Docket (PACER)

EEOC v. MBK, Inc.

Nov. 1, 1999

Nov. 1, 1999

Docket

Resources

Docket

Last updated Sept. 4, 2022, 3:10 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT (NO Summons(es) issued-Waiver forms to be used) (af) Modified on 03/31/1999 (Entered: 03/31/1999)

March 29, 1999

March 29, 1999

2

NOTICE of Initial Case Management Conference Case referred to Magistrate Judge William J. Haynes Jr. , ; Case Management Conference set for 9:00 5/11/99 (af) (Entered: 03/31/1999)

March 29, 1999

March 29, 1999

3

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for deft MBK, Inc. by Philip Norman Elbert (tlc) (Entered: 04/28/1999)

April 28, 1999

April 28, 1999

4

ORDER by Magistrate Judge William J. Haynes Jr.; Case Management Conference reset for 1:30 on 5/17/99 (cc: all counsel)(EOD 5/5/99) (tlc) (Entered: 05/05/1999)

May 5, 1999

May 5, 1999

5

CLERK'S RESUME Initial Case Management Conference held 5/17/99 (tlc) Modified on 05/18/1999 (Entered: 05/18/1999)

May 17, 1999

May 17, 1999

6

INITIAL CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER by Magistrate Judge William J. Haynes Jr. ; Discovery ddl set for 1/14/2000; dispositive motions: to dismiss filing ddl set for 11/12/99, for summary jgm shall be filed w/in 60 days of the discovery ddl ; expert disclosures: pltf: 11/12/99, deft: 12/10/99 (cc: all counsel) (EOD 5/18/99) (tlc) (Entered: 05/18/1999)

May 17, 1999

May 17, 1999

7

ORDER by Magistrate Judge William J. Haynes Jr.; parties have requested a settlement conference; case referred to Magistrate Judge Griffin for that purpose; Magistrate Griffin's office will set the date and time for the settlement conference (cc: all counsel) (EOD 6/9/99) (tlc) (Entered: 06/10/1999)

June 8, 1999

June 8, 1999

8

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Juliet E. Griffin telephone conference set for 3:00 on 7/9/99 to be initiated by counsel for pltf; settlement conference set for 9:00 on 7/13/99 ; by 4:00 on 7/8/99, the parties shall deliver UNDER SEAL directly to the Magistrate Judge's chambers ex parte separate settlement stmts (cc: all counsel) (EOD 6/11/99) (tlc) (Entered: 06/11/1999)

June 10, 1999

June 10, 1999

9

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Juliet E. Griffin telephone conference set for 3:00 on 9/21/99 to be initiated by counsel for pltf; settlement conference reset for 9:00 on 9/23/99 ; by 4:00 on 9/20/99, parties are to file their respective settlement conference stmts (cc: all counsel) (EOD 7/1/99) (tlc) (Entered: 07/01/1999)

June 30, 1999

June 30, 1999

10

ANSWER by deft to complaint [1-1]; jury demand (tlc) (Entered: 07/01/1999)

July 1, 1999

July 1, 1999

11

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Juliet E. Griffin settlement conference held 9/23/99 ; at the conclusion of which the parties were able to settle this case; w/in 30 days of the EOD date of this order, no later than 10/28/99; the parties shall submit a proposed consent decree; clerk is directed to forward the file in this case to Judge Wiseman; unless otherwise directed by the court or upon motion of the parties, there will be no further proceedings before the Magistrate Judge in this case; terminating case referral to Magistrate Judge William J. Haynes Jr. (cc: all counsel) (EOD 9/24/99) (tlc) (Entered: 09/24/1999)

Sept. 24, 1999

Sept. 24, 1999

12

MAGISTRATE JUDGE'S REPORT by Magistrate Judge William J. Haynes Jr.; this case has settled; accordingly, there will be no further proceedings before the Magistrate Judge; terminating case referral (cc: all counsel) (EOD 9/28/99)(tlc) (Entered: 09/28/1999)

Sept. 27, 1999

Sept. 27, 1999

PROPOSED Consent Decree (gi) (Entered: 10/28/1999)

Oct. 28, 1999

Oct. 28, 1999

13

CONSENT DECREE by Judge Thomas A. Wiseman Jr. resolving all issues and claims arising out of pltf's complaint. Deft shall expunge from Michelle Grubb's and Miriam Major's personnel records any unfavorable or adverse comments made by deft re any aspects of their employement. Total payments to be made Michelle Grubb and Miriam Major shall equal $10,000 each. Payments to be made according to terms outlined in decree. terminating case EOD 11/2/99 (cc: all counsel) (gi) (Entered: 11/02/1999)

Nov. 1, 1999

Nov. 1, 1999

Case Details

State / Territory: Tennessee

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: March 29, 1999

Closing Date: Nov. 1, 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

MBK, Inc., Private Entity/Person

Case Details

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

Content of Injunction:

Expungement of Employment Record

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits