Case: EEOC v. Bellsouth Telecommunication, Inc.

1:01-cv-00087 | U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama

Filed Date: Feb. 11, 2001

Closed Date: Oct. 22, 2005

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Case Summary

In February 2001, the EEOC district office in Birmingham, Alabama brought this suit against Bellsouth Telecommunications, Inc., a regional telephone and internet provider, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama. Fourteen individuals intervened in the case. The complaints state that it was alleged that the defendant violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 when it refused to promote, training, or even test Black employees for promotion because of their race. …

In February 2001, the EEOC district office in Birmingham, Alabama brought this suit against Bellsouth Telecommunications, Inc., a regional telephone and internet provider, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama. Fourteen individuals intervened in the case. The complaints state that it was alleged that the defendant violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 when it refused to promote, training, or even test Black employees for promotion because of their race. After consenting to a trial by a magistrate judge and almost a dozen discovery motions, the parties settled and a consent decree was entered in October 2003.

In the consent decree, the parties agreed that the the defendant would pay the fourteen intervenors $883,000, make no public statements about the decree, promote two of the complainants when positions become available, provide EEO training, post EEO notices, not use the BMAT test in its promotion efforts, inform non-management of the management program, refrain from retaliating, and submit semiannual compliance reports. No fees or costs were awarded. The terms of the decree ran for two years.

Summary Authors

Joel Pettit (6/28/2007)

People

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Judge(s)

Milling, Bert W. Jr. (Alabama)

Steele, William H. (Alabama)

Judge(s)

Milling, Bert W. Jr. (Alabama)

Steele, William H. (Alabama)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Docket [PACER]

EEOC v. Bellsouth Communications

Oct. 22, 2003 Docket
1

Complaint

EEOC v. Bellsouth Communications

Feb. 1, 2001 Complaint
13

[Intervenor's] Complaint

EEOC v. Bellsouth Communications

June 25, 2001 Complaint
38

Order [Denying Motion for Protective Order]

EEOC and Melvia Clemmons, et al. v. Bellsouth Telecommunications Inc.

Oct. 9, 2001 Order/Opinion
46

Protective Order

EEOC v. Bellsouth Telecommunications, Inc.

Nov. 5, 2001 Order/Opinion
45

Order [Denying Motion to Compel and Granting Motion for Protective Order]

EEOC and Melvia Clemmons, et al. v. Bellsouth Telecommunications, Inc.

Nov. 5, 2001 Order/Opinion
56

Protective Order

EEOC v. Bellsouth Telecommunications, Inc.

Dec. 7, 2001 Order/Opinion
71

First Amended Complaint in Intervention of Melvia Clemmons

EEOC v. Bellsouth Communications

Jan. 18, 2002 Complaint
93

Order [Denying Motion for Protective Order and Motions to Compel]

EEOC and Melvia Clemmons, et al. v. Bellsouth Telecommunications, Inc.

March 12, 2002 Order/Opinion
107

Order [Granting in Part Motion to Compel]

EEOC and Melvia Clemmons, et al. v. Bellsouth Telecommunications, Inc.

April 17, 2002 Order/Opinion

Docket

See docket on RECAP: https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/4127332/equal-employment-opp-v-bellsouth-inc/

Last updated May 12, 2022, 8 p.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link
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COMPLAINT filed - Job Discrimination (Race); FILING FEE $ waived (tgw) (Entered: 02/01/2001)

Feb. 1, 2001 RECAP
2

WAIVER OF SERVICE Returned Executed as to BellSouth, Inc. (mpp) (Entered: 03/13/2001)

March 9, 2001 PACER
3

MOTION by Melvia Clemmons to Intervene referred to M/J Steele 3-28-00 (mbp) (Entered: 03/28/2001)

March 23, 2001 PACER
4

ORDER, Response to Motion set to 4/12/01 for [3-1] motion to Intervene ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele ); copies mailed 4-3-01 (mbp) (Entered: 04/03/2001)

April 2, 2001 PACER
5

ORDER entered that the Court's Order of 3-28-01 (Doc. 4) is RESCINDED; within 14 days after Defendant files its answer to the Complaint, Defendant shall show cause why Melvia Clemmons' Motion to Intervene should not be granted ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele ); copies mailed 4-25-01 (mbp) (Entered: 04/25/2001)

April 23, 2001 PACER
6

ANSWER to Complaint by BellSouth, Inc. (Attorney Chris Mitchell, Keith W. Kochler, Paul Stagliano), (mbp) (Entered: 05/04/2001)

May 2, 2001 PACER
7

Notice of Assignment to Mag. Judge William H. Steele for trial. (mca) (Entered: 05/17/2001)

May 16, 2001 PACER
8

PRELIMINARY SCHEDULING ORDER entered by Mag. Judge William H. Steele; Report of Parties Planning Meeting due 7/2/01 ; Consent to Magistrate form due nlt 7/2/01 (mca) (Entered: 05/17/2001)

May 16, 2001 PACER
9

RESPONSE by BellSouth, Inc. to [3-1] motion to Intervene; referred to M/J Steele 5/29/01 (mbp) (Entered: 05/29/2001)

May 24, 2001 PACER
10

MOTION by Equal Employment Opp to Strike [9-1] motion response to motion to intervene ; referred to M/J Steele 5/31/01 (mbp) (Entered: 05/31/2001)

May 29, 2001 PACER
11

ORDER entered that the parties are to confer for the purpose of discussing the issue of case assignment; if it is the intent of all parties to consent, the parties shall execute on consent form to file filed by 6/15/01 reset Consent Notice Deadline to 6/15/01 ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele ); copies mailed 6/4/01 (mbp) (Entered: 06/04/2001)

May 31, 2001 PACER
12

ORDER granting [10-1] motion to Strike [9-1] motion response to motion to intervene, and granting [3-1] motion to Intervene ( signed by Chief Judge Charles Butler Jr. ) copies mailed (mab) (Entered: 06/26/2001)

June 25, 2001 PACER
13

Intervenor's COMPLAINT by Melvia Clemmons against BellSouth, Inc.; jury demand (mab) (Entered: 06/26/2001)

June 25, 2001 PACER
14

MOTION by BellSouth, Inc. to Reconsider [12-1] order of 6/25/01 ; ref. J/Butler (mab) (Entered: 06/27/2001)

June 27, 2001 PACER
15

REPORT of Planning Meeting filed by parties. (mab) (Entered: 07/02/2001)

July 2, 2001 PACER
16

ORDER, set Scheduling Conference for 2:00 7/19/01 ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele ) (cmj) (Entered: 07/05/2001)

July 5, 2001 PACER
17

NOTICE of attorney appearance for Equal Employment Opp by Valerie Hicks Powe (mab) (Entered: 07/10/2001)

July 9, 2001 PACER
18

ORDER granting [14-1] motion to Reconsider [12-1] order of 6/25/01; the Court declines defendant's request to defer ruling on the motion to interevene and to require a more definite statement and AFFIRMS its order granting the motion to intervene. ( signed by Chief Judge Charles Butler Jr. ) copies mailed (mab) (Entered: 07/18/2001)

July 18, 2001 PACER
19

ORDER granting [0-0] motion to submit briefs re: bifurcated discovery. EEOC is allowed until 8/3/01 to submit its brief on issue of bifurcation . Bellsouth has 7 days following receipt of EEOC's brief (8/15/01) to file a response . All discovery and entry of Rule 16(b) Scheduling Order is STAYED until the Court resolves the issue of bifurcated discovery. ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele ) copies mailed (mab) (Entered: 07/20/2001)

July 20, 2001 PACER
20

MEMORANDUM by Equal Employment Opp in Opposition to Bifurcation of Discovery; ref. MJ/Steele (mab) Modified on 08/10/2001 (Entered: 08/03/2001)

Aug. 3, 2001 PACER
21

MEMORANDUM by defendant BellSouth, Inc. on the Sequence of Discovery; ref. MJ/Steele (mab) Modified on 08/10/2001 (Entered: 08/10/2001)

Aug. 10, 2001 PACER
22

RULE 16(b) SCHEDULING ORDER, denying Defendant's motion to sequence discovery; setting Discovery cutoff 2/15/02; Deadline for filing of summary judgment motions 2/22/02; Joining of parties,amending of pleadings on 2/28/01; Settlement Position due 2/15/02; Jury Trial set for 5/7/02; Jury Selection set for 5/7/02; and Pretrial conference set for 11:00 4/25/02 before Chief Judge Charles Butler Jr. ; ( (signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele ) copies mailed (mab) (Entered: 08/14/2001)

Aug. 13, 2001 PACER
23

UNOPPOSED MOTION to Intervene by Debra Jones, et al. ; ref. J/Butler (mab) (Entered: 09/13/2001)

Sept. 12, 2001 PACER
24

ORDER granting [23-1] motion to Intervene by Debra Jones, et al. ( signed by Chief Judge Charles Butler Jr. ) (cmj) (Entered: 09/14/2001)

Sept. 14, 2001 PACER
25

Intervenor's COMPLAINT by Debra Jones, et al. against BellSouth (cmj) (Entered: 10/09/2001)

Sept. 14, 2001 PACER
26

RESPONSE by BellSouth, Inc. to Pltfs' Unopposed [23-1] motion to Intervene by Debra Jones, et al.; ref. J/Butler (mab) (Entered: 09/17/2001)

Sept. 17, 2001 PACER
27

ANSWER by BellSouth, Inc. to Complaint in Intervention filed by Debra Jones, et al. (mab) Modified on 09/21/2001 (Entered: 09/21/2001)

Sept. 19, 2001 PACER
28

ANSWER by BellSouth, Inc. to Complaint in Intervention filed by Elvia Clemmons (mab) (Entered: 09/21/2001)

Sept. 19, 2001 PACER
29

ORDER acknowledging BellSouth's opposition to intervenor's claims under 28 U.S.C. Section 1981 (Doc. 26); and AFFIRMING its previous order granting the motion to intervene. ( signed by Chief Judge Charles Butler Jr. ) copies mailed (mab) (Entered: 09/24/2001)

Sept. 24, 2001 PACER
30

MOTION by EEOC to Compel Production of Documents ; ref. MJ/Steele (mab) Modified on 10/09/2001 (Entered: 09/26/2001)

Sept. 26, 2001 PACER
31

MEMORANDUM by EEOC in support of [30-1] motion to Compel Production of Documents; ref. MJ/Steele (mab) Modified on 10/09/2001 (Entered: 09/26/2001)

Sept. 26, 2001 PACER
32

ORDER, Response to Motion set to 10/9/01 for [30-1] motion to Compel Production of Documents ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele ) (cmj) (Entered: 09/28/2001)

Sept. 27, 2001 PACER
33

NOTICE of attorney appearance for BellSouth, Inc. by Charles A. Powell IV (mab) (Entered: 10/03/2001)

Oct. 3, 2001 PACER
34

MOTION by BellSouth, Inc. for Protective Order Under Rule 26(c)(5) sequestering Pltfs. and preventing them from attending each others' depositions ; ref. MJ/Steele (mab) Modified on 10/03/2001 (Entered: 10/03/2001)

Oct. 3, 2001 PACER
35

MOTION by BellSouth, Inc. for Protective Order regarding documents to be produced by BellSouth in response to pltf's requests for production ; ref. MJ/Steele (mab) (Entered: 10/03/2001)

Oct. 3, 2001 PACER
36

RESPONSE by BellSouth, Inc. to [30-1] motion to Compel Production of Documents; ref. to Judge Steele (cmj) Modified on 10/10/2001 (Entered: 10/09/2001)

Oct. 9, 2001 PACER
37

ORDER, Response to Motion set to 10/15/01 for [35-1] motion for Protective Order regarding documents to be produced by BellSouth in response to pltf's requests for production ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele ) (cmj) Modified on 10/10/2001 (Entered: 10/09/2001)

Oct. 9, 2001 PACER
38

ORDER denying [34-1] motion for Protective Order Under Rule 26(c)(5) sequestering Pltfs. and preventing them from attending each others' depositions ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele ) (cmj) Modified on 10/10/2001 (Entered: 10/09/2001)

Oct. 9, 2001 PACER
39

MEMORANDUM by Equal Employment Opp in opposition to [35-1] motion for Protective Order regarding documents to be produced by BellSouth in response to pltf's requests for production; ref. MJ/Steele (mab) (Entered: 10/16/2001)

Oct. 15, 2001 PACER
40

PLAINTIFFS-INTERVENORS' JOINT RESPONSE by Melvia Clemmons, Debra Jones, et al., to [37-1] Order to Show Cause re: M/for Protective Order; ref. MJ/Steele (loose) (mab) (Entered: 10/16/2001)

Oct. 15, 2001 PACER
41

ORDER, Motion Hearing set for 2:00 10/31/01 for [35-1] motion for Protective Order regarding documents to be produced by BellSouth in response to pltf's requests for production, set for 2:00 10/31/01 for [30-1] motion to Compel Production of Documents ; parties are to contact office of undersigned nlt 10/30/01 to confirm the continued need for this hearing; setting Response to Order Deadline re: [41-1] order to 10/9/01 ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele ); Copies mailed 10/19/01 & courtroom deputy; (mjn) (Entered: 10/19/2001)

Oct. 18, 2001 PACER
42

AFFIDAVIT of Seth Zimmer by BellSouth, Inc. Re: [35-1] motion for Protective Order regarding documents to be produced by BellSouth in response to pltf's requests for production; ref. to Judge Steele (cmj) (Entered: 10/30/2001)

Oct. 30, 2001 PACER
43

UNOPPOSED MOTION by Equal Employment Opp to Amend [22-1] Rule 16(b) Scheduling Order and to Extend Attendant Deadlines ; ref. MJ/Steele (mab) (Entered: 11/05/2001)

Nov. 5, 2001 PACER
44

NOTICE by Equal Employment Opp of Submission of Proposed Protective Order; ref. MJ/Steele (mab) (Entered: 11/06/2001)

Nov. 5, 2001 PACER
45

ORDER denying [30-1] motion to Compel Production of Documents, granting [35-1] motion for Protective Order regarding documents to be produced by BellSouth in response to pltf's requests for production ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele ) copies mailed (mab) (Entered: 11/06/2001)

Nov. 5, 2001 PACER
46

PROTECTIVE ORDER entered. ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele) copies mailed (mab) (Entered: 11/06/2001)

Nov. 5, 2001 PACER
47

AMENDED SCHEDULING ORDER setting Discovery cutoff 4/15/02 ; Deadline for filing dispositive motions 4/22/02 ; Joining of parties,amending of pleadings on 12/21/01 ; Settlement Position due 4/15/02 Jury Trial set for 9:00 7/2/02 ; Jury Selection set for 9:00 7/2/02 Pretrial conference for 3:30 6/27/02 ; before Chief Judge Charles Butler Jr. ; granting [43-1] motion to Amend [22-1] Rule 16(b) Scheduling Order and to Extend Attendant Deadlines ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele ) (cmj) (Entered: 11/07/2001)

Nov. 7, 2001 PACER
48

MOTION by Equal Employment Opp to Amend [1-1] complaint w/proposed (unsigned) amended complaint attached; ref. J/Butler (mab) (Entered: 11/30/2001)

Nov. 29, 2001 PACER
49

MOTION by BellSouth, Inc. to Quash EEOC's Deposition Notice ; ref. MJ/Steele (mab) (Entered: 12/04/2001)

Dec. 3, 2001 PACER
51

MOTION by Equal Employment Opp for Jill Lolley Vincent to Withdraw as Attorney (mab) (Entered: 12/04/2001)

Dec. 3, 2001 PACER
50

ORDER, If deft. opposes [48-1] motion to Amend [1-1] complaint, it should file a response by 12/20/01 . If no response is filed, the Court will presume that the motion is unopposed. ( signed by Chief Judge Charles Butler Jr. ) copies mailed (mab) (Entered: 12/04/2001)

Dec. 4, 2001 PACER
52

ORDER, Pltfs. are ORDERED by 12/17/01, to show cause why Deft's [49-1] motion to Quash EEOC's Deposition Notice should not be granted . ( signed by Chief Judge Charles Butler Jr. ) copies mailed (mab) (Entered: 12/05/2001)

Dec. 4, 2001 PACER
53

MOTION by BellSouth, Inc. to Modify [46-1] Protective Order ; ref. MJ/Steele (mab) (Entered: 12/06/2001)

Dec. 5, 2001 PACER
54

NOTICE entered, that the [51-1] motion for Jill Lolley Vincent to Withdraw as Attorney was endorsed "Granted." ( signed by Chief Judge Charles Butler Jr. on 12/6/01), copies mailed (mab) (Entered: 12/06/2001)

Dec. 6, 2001 PACER
55

NOTICE entered, that the Defendant's [53-1] Consent Motion to Modify [46-1] Protective Order was endorsed "GRANTED." (signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele on 12/7/01), copies mailed (mab) (Entered: 12/07/2001)

Dec. 7, 2001 PACER
56

PROTECTIVE ORDER entered. ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele) copies mailed (mab) (Entered: 12/07/2001)

Dec. 7, 2001 PACER
57

MOTION by Melvia Clemmons to Amend [1-1] complaint Proposed amended complaint attached; ref to Judge Butler (tgw) (Entered: 12/10/2001)

Dec. 7, 2001 PACER
58

ORDER, deft. should file response if it opposes pltf's [57-1] motion to Amend [1-1] complaint by 12/28/01 . If no response is filed, the Court will presume that the motion is unopposed. ( signed by Chief Judge Charles Butler Jr. ) copies mailed (mab) (Entered: 12/11/2001)

Dec. 10, 2001 PACER
59

RESPONSE by Equal Employment Opp to Defendant's [49-1] motion to Quash EEOC's Deposition Notice (oral argument requested); ref. MJ/Steele (mab) (Entered: 12/17/2001)

Dec. 17, 2001 PACER
60

RESPONSE by BellSouth, Inc. to pltf-intervenor Melvia Clemmons, et al's [57-1] motion to Amend [1-1] complaint, and to pltf. EEOC's [48-1] motion to Amend [1-1] complaint (mab) (Entered: 12/17/2001)

Dec. 17, 2001 PACER
61

ORDER, setting oral argument before the undersigned at 2:00 on 1/3/02 re: [49-1] motion to Quash EEOC's Deposition Notice, in Courtroom 1A . Parties are directed, nlt. 1/2/02, to confirm continued need for hearing. ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele ), copies mailed (mab) Modified on 01/02/2002 (Entered: 12/18/2001)

Dec. 18, 2001 PACER
62

MOTION by Equal Employment Opp to Compel Production of Documents ; ref. MJ/Steele (mab) (Entered: 12/27/2001)

Dec. 26, 2001 PACER
63

MEMORANDUM by Equal Employment Opp in support of [62-1] motion to Compel Production of Documents (mab) (Entered: 12/27/2001)

Dec. 26, 2001 PACER
64

MOTION by Equal Employment Opp to Compel Supplementation of Rule 26 Disclosures ; ref. MJ/Steele (mab) (Entered: 12/27/2001)

Dec. 26, 2001 PACER
65

MEMORANDUM by Equal Employment Opp in support of [64-1] motion to Compel Supplementation of Rule 26 Disclosures (mab) (Entered: 12/27/2001)

Dec. 26, 2001 PACER
66

ORDER, that Deft. is by 1/11/02 to show cause why Pltf's [64-1] motion to Compel Supplementation of Rule 26 Disclosures, and [62-1] motion to Compel Production of should not be granted. ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele ) copies mailed (mab) (Entered: 01/02/2002)

Jan. 2, 2002 PACER
67

ORDER granting [49-1] motion to Quash EEOC's Deposition Notice as to categories B-D & M & N. ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele ) copies mailed (mab) (Entered: 01/08/2002)

Jan. 8, 2002 PACER
68

OPPOSITION by BellSouth, Inc. to EEOC's [64-1] motion to Compel Supplementation of Rule 26 Disclosures (mab) (Entered: 01/11/2002)

Jan. 11, 2002 PACER
69

ORDER, setting discovery conference for 10:00 a.m. on 1/25/02 re: Deft's [64-1] motion to Compel Supplementation of Rule 26 Disclosures, and Pltf's [62-1] motion to Compel Production of Documents . Parties are directed to contact the undersigned by 1/24/02 to confirm continued need for conference. ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele ) copies mailed (mab) (Entered: 01/16/2002)

Jan. 16, 2002 PACER
70

ORDER granting Intervenor Plaintiff Melvia Clemmons' [57-1] motion to Amend complaint; and granting the Jones Intervenors' [48-1] motion to Amend complaint ( signed by Chief Judge Charles Butler Jr. ) copies mailed (mab) (Entered: 01/18/2002)

Jan. 18, 2002 PACER
71

FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT IN INTERVENTION by Melvia Clemmons: amending [13-1] intervenor complaint (mab) Modified on 01/18/2002 (Entered: 01/18/2002)

Jan. 18, 2002 PACER
72

MOTION by Equal Employment Opp for Reconsideration of [67-1] order of 1/8/02; ref. MJ/Steele (mab) - Sealed Exhibit Attached. (Entered: 01/25/2002)

Jan. 23, 2002 PACER
73

MEMORANDUM by Equal Employment Opp in support of [72-1] motion for Reconsideration of [67-1] order of 1/8/02 (mab) (Entered: 01/25/2002)

Jan. 23, 2002 PACER
74

ORDER, Deft. is ORDERED by 2/6/02 to show cause why Pltf's [72-1] motion for Reconsideration of [67-1] order of 1/8/02 should not be granted. ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele ) copies mailed (mab) (Entered: 01/29/2002)

Jan. 28, 2002 PACER
149

ORDER that a hearing was held on 1/24/03 re: status of pending discovery motions. The court will defer ruling on any of the presntly-pending discovery motions until after the settlement conference, if necessary. If action is not settled, the court will set hearing dates. The remaining dates in the present Second Ameded Rule 16(b) Scheduling ORder (Doc. 129) are suspended pending the settlement conference. ( signed by Mag. Judge Bert W. Milling Jr. ) (mab) (Entered: 01/31/2003)

Jan. 30, 2002 PACER
75

MOTION by BellSouth, Inc. for Extension of Time to Respond to Plaintiff's Motion for Reconsideration ; ref. MJ/Steele (loose (mab) (Entered: 02/01/2002)

Feb. 1, 2002 PACER
76

ORDER re: EEOC's [64-1] motion to Compel Supplementation of Rule 26 Disclosures, and [62-1] motion to Compel Production of Documents. The parties are to act in accordance with the rulings made by the Court during the hearing conducted on 1/25/02. ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele ) copies mailed (mab) (Entered: 02/01/2002)

Feb. 1, 2002 PACER
77

NOTICE entered, endorsed granting [75-1] motion for Extension of Time to Respond to Plaintiff's Motion for Reconsideration, Response to Motion set to 2/13/02 for [72-1] motion for Reconsideration of [67-1] order of 1/8/02 ( signed by Mag. Judge William H. Steele ) copies to counsel (srr) (Entered: 02/04/2002)

Feb. 4, 2002 PACER
78

MOTION by Equal Employment Opp, Debra Jones, Laverne Kidd, Patricia Jenkins, Leon Burroughs, Franklin Scruggs, Leonard Steil, Calvin Renchler, Leroy E. Curry, Antionette Blakely, Deborah Davis, Dominic Lewis, Bruce Mitchel, Carol Brandon, BellSouth, Inc., Melvia Clemmons to Amend [47-1] Scheduling order ref. to Judge Steele (cmj) (Entered: 02/05/2002)

Feb. 4, 2002 PACER
79

NOTICE of filing by Equal Employment Opp "Notice of Correction"re: [75-1] motion for Extension of Time to Respond to Plaintiff's Motion for Reconsideration; ref. to Judge Steele (cmj) (Entered: 02/06/2002)

Feb. 6, 2002 PACER
80

MOTION by Equal Employment Opp for Clarification of Court's Ruling on January 25, 2002 Hearing ; ref. MJ/Milling (mab) (Entered: 02/13/2002)

Feb. 13, 2002 PACER
81

NOTICE of Filing (Copy of) Transcript of Hearing on January 25, 2002 by Equal Employment Opp in re: (Transcript in RED FILE FOLDER); ref. MJ/Milling (mab) (Entered: 02/13/2002)

Feb. 13, 2002 PACER
82

ANSWER by BellSouth, Inc. (Attorney ) to amended complaint in intervention of Melvia Clemmons (mab) (Entered: 02/13/2002)

Feb. 13, 2002 PACER
83

ANSWER by BellSouth, Inc. to amended complaint in intervention filed by Debra Jones, Laverne Kidd, Patricia Jenkins, Leon Burroughs, Franklin Scruggs, Leonard Stiel, Calvin Rencher, Leroy Curry, Antoinette Blakely, Deborah Davis, Dominic Lewis, Bruce Mitchell, and Carol Brandon (mab) (Entered: 02/13/2002)

Feb. 13, 2002 PACER
84

RESPONSE by BellSouth, Inc. to [72-1] motion for Reconsideration of [67-1] order of 1/8/02; ref. MJ/Milling 2/15/02 (mab) Modified on 02/22/2002 (Entered: 02/13/2002)

Feb. 13, 2002 PACER
85

MOTION by Equal Employment Opp to Expedite Ruling on Plaitniffs' Joint Motion to Amend Rule 16(b) Scheduling Order, or alternatively for Extension of Deadline for Filing Plaintiff's Expert's Report ; ref. MJ/Milling (loose) (mab) (Entered: 02/21/2002)

Feb. 20, 2002 PACER
86

NOTICE of Filing Original Affidavit by Equal Employment Opp in re: [85-1] motion to Expedite Ruling on Plaitniffs' Joint Motion to Amend Rule 16(b) Scheduling Order, [85-2] motion for Extension of Deadline for Filing Plaintiff's Expert's Report; ref. MJ/Milling (loose) (mab) (Entered: 02/21/2002)

Feb. 21, 2002 PACER
87

MOTION by Equal Employment Opp for Protective Order ; ref. MJ/Milling (loose) (mab) (Entered: 02/21/2002)

Feb. 21, 2002 PACER
88

MEMORANDUM by Equal Employment Opp in support of [87-1] motion for Protective Order; ref. MJ/Milling (loose) (mab) Modified on 02/21/2002 (Entered: 02/21/2002)

Feb. 21, 2002 PACER
89

RESPONSE by BellSouth, Inc. to [78-1] motion to Amend [47-1] Scheduling order; ref. MJ/Milling (loose) (mab) Modified on 02/22/2002 (Entered: 02/22/2002)

Feb. 22, 2002 PACER
90

ORDER, setting Scheduling Conference for 1:30 3/11/02, and a hearing on all pending discovery motions for 1:30 3/11/02 re: [87-1] motion for Protective Order; [85-1] motion to Expedite Ruling on Plaitniffs' Joint Motion to Amend Rule 16(b) Scheduling Order; [85-2] motion for Extension of Deadline for Filing Plaintiff's Expert's Report; [80-1] motion for Clarification of Court's Ruling on January 25, 2002; [78-1] motion to Amend [47-1] Scheduling order; [72-1] motion Reconsideration of [67-1] order of 1/8/02 ( signed by Mag. Judge Bert W. Milling Jr. ) copies mailed (mab) Modified on 02/26/2002 (Entered: 02/26/2002)

Feb. 25, 2002 PACER
91

RESPONSE by BellSouth, Inc. to EEOC's [80-1] motion for Clarification of Court's Ruling on January 25, 2002 Hearing; ref. MJ/Milling (loose) (mab) (Entered: 03/08/2002)

March 8, 2002 PACER
92

OPPOSITION by BellSouth, Inc. to EEOC's [87-1] motion for Protective Order; ref. MJ/Milling (loose) (mab) (Entered: 03/08/2002)

March 8, 2002 PACER
93

ORDER denying without prejudice: [87-1] motion for Protective Order; [80-1] motion for Clarification of Court's Ruling on 25, 2002 Hearing; [72-1] motion for Reconsideration of [67-1] order of 1/8/02; denying [64-1] motion to Compel Supplementation of Rule 26 Disclosures; [62-1] motion to Compel Production of Documents; granting [85-1] motion to Expedite Ruling on Plaitniffs' Joint Motion to Amend Rule 16(b) Scheduling Order, granting [85-2] motion for Extension of Deadline for Filing Plaintiff's Expert's Report, granting [78-1] motion to Amend [47-1] Scheduling order; however court will not amend the previously amended Rule 16(b) Scheduling Order until after it rules on any motion to compel filed on 3/25/02. Discovery is not stayed. Those discovery issues not resolved through good faith conferencing among counsel are to be addressed in a new fully-complying motion to compel file by 3/25/02 ; If an additional hearing is needed on any unresolved discovery, that hearing will be held on Monday, 4/15/02 at 9:00 a.m. in Courtroom 3B before Mag. Judge Bert W. Milling Jr. ( signed by Mag. Judge Bert W. Milling Jr. ) copies mailed (mab) Modified on 03/12/2002 (Entered: 03/12/2002)

March 12, 2002 PACER
94

MOTION by Carol Brandon for Substitution of Counsel Richard A. Meelheim and Tamula R. Yelling for Andrew C. Allen; ref. J/Granade (loose) (mab) (Entered: 03/19/2002)

March 18, 2002 PACER
95

NOTICE entered, the plaintiff-intervenor Carol Brandon's [94-1] Motion for Substitution of Counsel was endorsed "GRANTED." ( signed by Judge Callie V. Granade on 3/21/02), copies mailed (mab) Modified on 03/25/2002 (Entered: 03/25/2002)

March 21, 2002 PACER
96

MOTION by BellSouth, Inc. to Compel Discovery Responses ; ref. MJ/Milling (loose) (mab) (Entered: 03/26/2002)

March 25, 2002 PACER
97

MOTION by Equal Employment Opp for Protective Order ; ref. MJ/Milling (loose) (mab) (Entered: 03/26/2002)

March 25, 2002 PACER
98

MOTION by Equal Employment Opp for Leave to Depose Defendant's Rule 30(b)(6) Witness on Additional Topics Discovery (attachments in RED FILE FOLDER); ref. MJ/Milling (loose) (mab) (Entered: 03/26/2002)

March 25, 2002 PACER
99

OPPOSITION by BellSouth, Inc. to EEOC's [97-1] motion for Protective Order; ref. MJ/Milling (loose) (mab) (Entered: 04/09/2002)

April 8, 2002 PACER

State / Territory: Alabama

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Feb. 11, 2001

Closing Date: Oct. 22, 2005

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

Bellsouth Telecommunications, Inc. (Mobile, Alabama), Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000e

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Monetary Relief

Injunctive (or Injunctive-like) Relief

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement

Damages

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Amount Defendant Pays: 883000

Order Duration: 2003 - 2005

Content of Injunction:

Retaliation Prohibition

Follow recruitment, hiring, or promotion protocols

Other requirements regarding hiring, promotion, retention

Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law

Provide antidiscrimination training

Reporting

Utilize objective hiring/promotion criteria

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

Pattern or Practice

Retaliation

Discrimination-area:

Pay / Benefits

Promotion

Testing

Training

Discrimination-basis:

Race discrimination

Race:

Black

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits

Private Party intervened in EEOC suit