Case: EEOC v. SPIEGEL, INC. AND SPEIGEL GROUP TELESERVICES, INC.

4:03-cv-00130 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Filed Date: Sept. 30, 2003

Closed Date: Nov. 10, 2004

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Case Summary

In September 2003 the Norfolk office of the EEOC brought this suit against Spiegel Group Teleservices, Inc. and Spiegel, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. The complaint is unavailable, and the exact allegations brought by the EEOC are unknown. The defendant filed a motion for summary judgment in July 2004, which was granted in August 2004. The EEOC filed a notice of appeal in October 2004, but the appeal was dismissed.

Summary Authors

Kevin Wilemon (10/30/2007)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

04-02315

Docket (USCA)

EEOC v. Spiegel Group Tele, et al

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Nov. 8, 2004

Nov. 8, 2004

Docket

4:03-cv-00130

Docket (PACER)

EEOC v. Spiegel Group, et al

Nov. 10, 2004

Nov. 10, 2004

Docket

Resources

Docket

Last updated July 22, 2022, 3:05 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT; filing fee waived (dken) (Entered: 09/30/2003)

Sept. 30, 2003

Sept. 30, 2003

CASE REFERRED to Magistrate Judge F. B. Stillman (dken) (Entered: 10/01/2003)

Oct. 1, 2003

Oct. 1, 2003

SUMMONS (two originals and certified copies) issued for Spiegel Group, Speigel, Inc.; mag notice/financial disclosure notice, motin and order packets mailed to attorney (dken) (Entered: 10/09/2003)

Oct. 9, 2003

Oct. 9, 2003

3

SUMMONS Returned Executed as to Spiegel Group, Speigel, Inc. 1/8/04; Answer due on 1/28/04 for Speigel, Inc., for Spiegel Group (dken) (Entered: 01/15/2004)

Jan. 8, 2004

Jan. 8, 2004

2

Certificate of Compliance of the Secretary of the Commonwealth as to Spiegel Group, Speigel, Inc. Answer due 1/29/04 for Speigel, Inc., for Spiegel Group (dken) (Entered: 01/13/2004)

Jan. 9, 2004

Jan. 9, 2004

4

ANSWER to Complaint by Spiegel Group, Speigel, Inc. (Attorney William McCardell Furr), (dken) (Entered: 01/29/2004)

Jan. 28, 2004

Jan. 28, 2004

Referred for 16(b) Conference (dken) (Entered: 01/29/2004)

Jan. 29, 2004

Jan. 29, 2004

5

26(f) Order: 16(b) scheduling conference set 8:45 2/26/04 ; entered: 2/3/04; filed: 2/03/04; ( signed by Magistrate Judge F. B. Stillman ) Copies Mailed: 2/4/04 (dken) (Entered: 02/04/2004)

Feb. 3, 2004

Feb. 3, 2004

16(b) Conference held (dken) (Entered: 02/27/2004)

Feb. 26, 2004

Feb. 26, 2004

6

Rule 16(b) Scheduling Order: Jury Trial set for 10:00 a.m. on 8/24/04 in Norfolk. Trial by jury has been demanded. Discovery by plaintiff(s) due on or before 6/15/04 and by defendant(s) or before 7/13/04; final pretrial conference shall be held at 8/13/04 at 11:00 a.m.; proposed voir dire and jury instructions shall be delivered to the Clerk on or before 8/17/04; entered 2/26/04; filed 2/27/04; ( signed by Judge F. B. Stillman ) Copies Mailed: 2/27/04 (dken) (Entered: 02/27/2004)

Feb. 27, 2004

Feb. 27, 2004

7

MOTION by Speigel, Inc., Spiegel Group for Summary Judgment (dken) (Entered: 07/15/2004)

July 15, 2004

July 15, 2004

8

MEMORANDUM in support of [7-1] motion by Speigel, Inc., Spiegel Group for Summary Judgment; received (dken) (Entered: 07/15/2004)

July 15, 2004

July 15, 2004

8

AFFIDAVIT of Joanne Burden, VP of Human Resources for Distribution Fulfillment Services and Spiegel Group Teleservices, Inc, Re: [8-1] support memorandum by Speigel, Inc., Spiegel Group (dken) (Entered: 07/20/2004)

July 15, 2004

July 15, 2004

9

AFFIDAVIT by Deborah B. Divis, Assistant General Counsel for Spiegel Group, Re: [8-1] support memorandum by Speigel, Inc., Spiegel Group (dken) (Entered: 07/20/2004)

July 19, 2004

July 19, 2004

10

AFFIDAVIT of Jacquelynn Brown, clerk, Spiegel Group; Re: [10-1] opposition memorandum by Equal Employment (dken) (Entered: 07/27/2004)

July 26, 2004

July 26, 2004

10

Declaration of Hebert Brown, Area Director Norfolk office of EEOC, re: [10-1] opposition memorandum by Equal Employment (dken) (Entered: 07/27/2004)

July 26, 2004

July 26, 2004

11

REPLY BRIEF to plaintiff's response to [7-1] motion for Summary Judgment by Speigel, Inc., Spiegel Group, received. (ariv) (Entered: 08/03/2004)

Aug. 2, 2004

Aug. 2, 2004

11

AFFIDAVIT of John Gerke Re: [11-1] response reply by Speigel, Inc., Spiegel Group (ariv) (Entered: 08/03/2004)

Aug. 2, 2004

Aug. 2, 2004

Deadline updated; reset Pretrial Conference for 8:00 8/13/04 before Mag Judge F. B. Stillman (dken) (Entered: 08/06/2004)

Aug. 4, 2004

Aug. 4, 2004

12

AFFIDAVIT of Anne Linsdau, Senior VP, of HR, Speigel Mgmnt. Group Re: [11-1] response reply by Speigel, Inc., Spiegel Group (dken) (Entered: 08/06/2004)

Aug. 4, 2004

Aug. 4, 2004

13

MOTION by Speigel, Inc., Spiegel Group in limine (dken) (Entered: 08/09/2004)

Aug. 6, 2004

Aug. 6, 2004

14

MEMORANDUM in support of [13-1] motion by Speigel, Inc., Spiegel Group in limine; received (dken) (Entered: 08/09/2004)

Aug. 6, 2004

Aug. 6, 2004

15

Final Pretrial Order entered in the presence of counsel; entered and filed 8/13/04; (signed by Mag Judge F. B. Stillman ) (dken) (Entered: 08/13/2004)

Aug. 13, 2004

Aug. 13, 2004

16

MEMORANDUM in opposition to [13-1] motion by Speigel, Inc., Spiegel Group in limine; received (dken) (Entered: 08/18/2004)

Aug. 17, 2004

Aug. 17, 2004

Proposed Jury instructions, proposed jury verdict form and proposed voir dire by Equal Employment (dken) Modified on 08/18/2004 (Entered: 08/18/2004)

Aug. 17, 2004

Aug. 17, 2004

Proposed Jury instructions, proposed voir dire and proposed jury verdict form by Spiegel Group, Speigel, Inc. (dken) (Entered: 08/18/2004)

Aug. 17, 2004

Aug. 17, 2004

17

ORDER GRANTING [7-1] motion by Speigel, Inc., Spiegel Group for Summary Judgment; entered and filed 8/18/04; (signed by Judge Jerome B. Friedman) Copies delivered: 8/18/04 [EOD Date: 8/18/04] (dken) (Entered: 08/18/2004)

Aug. 18, 2004

Aug. 18, 2004

18

JUDGMENT on decision by the court GRANTING defendants' motion for summary judgment; entered and filed 8/18/04; Copies Mailed: 8/18/04 [EOD DATE: 8/18/04] (dken) (Entered: 08/18/2004)

Aug. 18, 2004

Aug. 18, 2004

Case closed (dken) (Entered: 08/18/2004)

Aug. 18, 2004

Aug. 18, 2004

Disposable Record (dken) (Entered: 08/18/2004)

Aug. 18, 2004

Aug. 18, 2004

19

NOTICE OF APPEAL by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (jcow) (Entered: 10/18/2004)

Oct. 18, 2004

Oct. 18, 2004

Copy of Notice of Appeal, Final Order, Judgment and docket sheet to USCA re: [19-1] appeal by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; copy of notice of appeal to plaintiff/appellant; copy of notice of appeal to counsel of record (jcow) (Entered: 10/19/2004)

Oct. 19, 2004

Oct. 19, 2004

USCA Case Number Re: [19-1] appeal by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, CASE MANAGER: Taline Akseraylian USCA NUMBER: 04-2315 (jcow) (Entered: 10/26/2004)

Oct. 26, 2004

Oct. 26, 2004

Certification of completion sent to USCA re: [19-1] appeal by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (jcow) (Entered: 10/27/2004)

Oct. 27, 2004

Oct. 27, 2004

20

Copy of USCA Order (certified copy) dismissing the appeal pursuant to Rule 42(b) of FRAP, re: [19-1] appeal, filed. (jcow) (Entered: 11/10/2004)

Nov. 10, 2004

Nov. 10, 2004

Case Details

State / Territory: Virginia

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 30, 2003

Closing Date: Nov. 10, 2004

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

Spiegel Group Teleservices, Inc., Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Defendant

Nature of Relief:

None

Source of Relief:

None

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits