Case: EEOC v. MEADOWVIEW COMMUNITY ACTION, INC.

2:06-cv-01562 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California

Filed Date: July 13, 2006

Closed Date: 2008

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Case Summary

On July 13, 2006, the San Francisco office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit under Title VII against Meadowview Community Action, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. The EEOC alleged that the defendants had violated the rights of two complainants by firing them on the basis of their gender and replacing them with males. The defendants failed to appear in the case or answer the complaint, and on November 16, 2006, the EEOC filed …

On July 13, 2006, the San Francisco office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit under Title VII against Meadowview Community Action, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. The EEOC alleged that the defendants had violated the rights of two complainants by firing them on the basis of their gender and replacing them with males.

The defendants failed to appear in the case or answer the complaint, and on November 16, 2006, the EEOC filed a motion for a default judgment. The court repeatedly postponed status conferences in the case in order to give the defendants an opportunity to defend themselves from the allegations. On July 3, 2007, the EEOC renewed their motion for a default judgment, and the court granted the motion on March 13, 2008, entering a default judgment against the defendants. The court ordered the defendants to pay each of the complainants $760 in lost wages and $15,000 in damages, for a total of $31,520. Since we have only the docket, complaint, and entry of default in the case, we have no further information on the proceedings.

Summary Authors

Kristen Sagar (4/27/2008)

People

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Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

O'hara, Cindy S (California)

Peck, Jonathan T. (California)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

O'hara, Cindy S (California)

Peck, Jonathan T. (California)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

2:06-cv-01562

Docket [PACER]

EEOC v. Meadowview Community Action, Inc.

March 13, 2008

March 13, 2008

Docket
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2:06-cv-01562

Complaint

EEOC v. Meadowview Community Action, Inc.

July 13, 2006

July 13, 2006

Complaint
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2:06-cv-01562

Clerks Certificate of Entry of Default

EEOC v. Meadowview Community Action, Inc.

Dec. 13, 2006

Dec. 13, 2006

Other
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2:06-cv-01562

Order

EEOC v. Meadowview Community Action, Inc.

2008 WL 683478

March 13, 2008

March 13, 2008

Order/Opinion

Resources

Docket

See docket on RECAP: https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/5733760/eeoc-v-meadowview-community-action-inc/

Last updated Aug. 1, 2022, 3:16 a.m.

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ORDER signed by Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. on 9/25/06 ORDERING Status Conference re-set for 12/4/2006 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 10 (GEB) before Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr.. (Carlos, K)

Sept. 26, 2006

Sept. 26, 2006

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COMPLAINT against Meadowview Community Action, Inc. by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Attorney O'Hara, Cindy S added.(O'Hara, Cindy) (Entered: 07/13/2006)

July 13, 2006

July 13, 2006

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SUMMONS ISSUED as to *Meadowview Community Action, Inc.* with answer to complaint due within *20* days. Attorney *Cindy O'Hara, Senior Trial Attorney* *Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, San Francisco District Office* *350 The Embarcadero, Suite 500* *San Francisco, CA 94105*. (Marciel, M) (Entered: 07/13/2006)

July 13, 2006

July 13, 2006

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ORDER signed by Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. on 11/28/06: Status Conference RESET for 3/12/2007 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 10 (GEB) before Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr.; pltf shall file a further status report no later than 02/26/07. (Kirkpatrick, S)

Nov. 29, 2006

Nov. 29, 2006

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ORDER signed by Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. on 3/7/07 ORDERING Status Conference RE-SET for 6/18/2007 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 10 (GEB) before Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr.. (Carlos, K)

March 8, 2007

March 8, 2007

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CIVIL NEW CASE DOCUMENTS ISSUED; Initial Scheduling Conference set for 9/25/2006 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 10 (GEB) before Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. (Attachments: # 1 Consent Forms # 2 VDRP Forms) (Marciel, M) (Entered: 07/13/2006)

July 13, 2006

July 13, 2006

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ORDER signed by Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. on 6/5/07 ORDERING Status Conference RE-SET for 9/17/2007 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 10 (GEB) before Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr.. (Carlos, K)

June 6, 2007

June 6, 2007

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CERTIFICATE of SERVICE by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Notice & Acknowledgment of Receipt of Service)(O'Hara, Cindy) (Entered: 09/08/2006)

Sept. 8, 2006

Sept. 8, 2006

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PLAINTIFF(S) STATUS REPORT by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (O'Hara, Cindy) (Entered: 09/11/2006)

Sept. 11, 2006

Sept. 11, 2006

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ORDER signed by Judge Gregory G. Hollows on 8/16/07 re 26 Request for Continuance. MOTION for DEFAULT JUDGMENT 21 Hearing RESET from 8/16/07 to 10/11/2007 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 24 (GGH) before Magistrate Judge Gregory G. Hollows.(Kastilahn, A)

Aug. 16, 2007

Aug. 16, 2007

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Exparte Application for Extension of Time for Initial Disclosures; Declaration of Cindy O'Hara; [proposed] Order by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (O'Hara, Cindy) Modified on 9/14/2006 (Mena-Sanchez, L). (Entered: 09/12/2006)

Sept. 12, 2006

Sept. 12, 2006

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ORDER signed by Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. on 09/06/07 orderingStatus Conference rescheduled for 11/26/2006 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 10 (GEB) before Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. Plaintiff shall file a status report not later than 14 days prior to the scheduling conference.(Plummer, M)

Sept. 6, 2007

Sept. 6, 2007

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ORDER signed by Judge Gregory G. Hollows on 10/9/07: The October 11, 2007, hearing on the motion for default judgment, filed July 3, 2007, is vacated. The motion is submitted on the record 21 . (Kaminski, H)

Oct. 9, 2007

Oct. 9, 2007

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MINUTES (Text Only) for proceedings held before Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr.: SCHEDULING CONFERENCE held on 9/25/2006. Court order will be issued. Plaintiffs Counsel Cindy O'Hara present. Defendants Counsel Malachi Smith, representative present. Court Reporter/CD Number: Kimberly Bennett. (Furstenau, S) (Entered: 09/26/2006)

Sept. 25, 2006

Sept. 25, 2006

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ORDER signed by Judge Gregory G. Hollows on 01/09/08; Evidentiary Hearing set for 2/1/2008 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 24 (GGH) before Magistrate Judge Gregory G. Hollows; pltf shall serve dft immediately with a copy of this order at dft's last known address. (Manzer, C)

Jan. 9, 2008

Jan. 9, 2008

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MOTION for DEFAULT JUDGMENT REQUEST TO ENTER DEFAULT by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Attorney Peck, Jonathan added. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration Declaration of Jonathan T. Peck# 2 Proposed Order)(Peck, Jonathan) (Entered: 11/16/2006)

Nov. 16, 2006

Nov. 16, 2006

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FINDINGS and RECOMMENDATIONS recommending that plaintiff's motion for entry of default judgment be GRANTED. Judgment should be rendered in the amount of $760 in lost wages for each charging party, and $15,000 in compensatory damages fo r each charging party, for a total judgment of $31,520. ORDERING the status conference before Judge Burrell on February 11, 2008, at 9:00 a.m., is vacated from the calendar. Objections to F&R due within ten days signed by Magistrate Judge Gregory G. Hollows on 2/4/08. (Kaminski, H)

Feb. 4, 2008

Feb. 4, 2008

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STATUS REPORT by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Peck, Jonathan) (Entered: 11/20/2006)

Nov. 20, 2006

Nov. 20, 2006

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CLERK'S ENTRY OF DEFAULT as to *Meadowview Community Action, Inc.* (Carlos, K) (Entered: 12/13/2006)

Dec. 13, 2006

Dec. 13, 2006

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CERTIFICATE of SERVICE by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission re 13 Clerk's Entry of Default. (Attachments: # 1 Clerks Certificate of Entry of Default)(O'Hara, Cindy) (Entered: 02/09/2007)

Feb. 9, 2007

Feb. 9, 2007

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PLAINTIFF(S) STATUS REPORT by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (O'Hara, Cindy) (Entered: 02/23/2007)

Feb. 23, 2007

Feb. 23, 2007

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PROPOSED ORDER on pltf's request to continue status conference. (O'Hara, Cindy) Modified on 2/28/2007 (Carlos, K). (Entered: 02/26/2007)

Feb. 26, 2007

Feb. 26, 2007

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STATUS REPORT by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Peck, Jonathan) (Entered: 06/04/2007)

June 4, 2007

June 4, 2007

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PROPOSED ORDER proposed order re 18 Status Report by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Peck, Jonathan) (Entered: 06/04/2007)

June 4, 2007

June 4, 2007

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MOTION for DEFAULT JUDGMENT by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.Motion Hearing set for 8/16/2007 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 24 (GGH) before Magistrate Judge Gregory G. Hollows. (O'Hara, Cindy) (Entered: 07/03/2007)

July 3, 2007

July 3, 2007

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MEMORANDUM/RESPONSE in SUPPORT re 21 MOTION for DEFAULT JUDGMENT. (O'Hara, Cindy) (Entered: 07/03/2007)

July 3, 2007

July 3, 2007

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DECLARATION of Lacey Wesley in Support of re 21 MOTION for DEFAULT JUDGMENT. (O'Hara, Cindy) (Entered: 07/03/2007)

July 3, 2007

July 3, 2007

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DECLARATION of Laney Wesley in Support of re 21 MOTION for DEFAULT JUDGMENT. (O'Hara, Cindy) (Entered: 07/03/2007)

July 3, 2007

July 3, 2007

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DECLARATION of Cindy O'Hara in Support of re 21 MOTION for DEFAULT JUDGMENT. (O'Hara, Cindy) (Entered: 07/03/2007)

July 3, 2007

July 3, 2007

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REQUEST for Continuance; Declaration of Cindy O'Hara; [proposed] Order by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission re 21 MOTION for DEFAULT JUDGMENT filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (O'Hara, Cindy) (Entered: 08/09/2007)

Aug. 9, 2007

Aug. 9, 2007

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PLAINTIFF'S FIFTH STATUS REPORT by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (O'Hara, Cindy) Modified on 11/8/2007 (Yin, K). (Entered: 11/07/2007)

Nov. 7, 2007

Nov. 7, 2007

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MINUTE ORDER: The pretrial scheduling conference, currently set for 11/26/07, is rescheduled for 2/11/08, at 9:00 a.m. A status report is to be filed fourteen days prior to the hearing. Ordered by Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. on 11/9/07. (Furstenau, S) (Entered: 11/09/2007)

Nov. 9, 2007

Nov. 9, 2007

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PLAINTIFF(S) Further Status Conference Report. (Peck, Jonathan) Modified on 1/15/2008 (Mena-Sanchez, L). (Entered: 01/14/2008)

Jan. 14, 2008

Jan. 14, 2008

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MINUTES for EVIDENTIARY HEARING held on 2/1/2008 before Magistrate Judge Gregory G. Hollows: Plaintiffs Counsel Cindy O'Hara present. Court Reporter/CD Number: Tiffany Brown, ECRO. (Cannarozzi, N) (Entered: 02/01/2008)

Feb. 1, 2008

Feb. 1, 2008

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EXHIBIT/WITNESS LIST re: 02/01/08 Evidentiary Hearing before the Honorable Gregory G. Hollows.(Cannarozzi, N) (Entered: 02/01/2008)

Feb. 1, 2008

Feb. 1, 2008

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EXHIBIT by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission regarding letter from Donna H. Mobley to Laney Wesley. (Anderson, J) (Entered: 02/22/2008)

Feb. 21, 2008

Feb. 21, 2008

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JUDGMENT entered pursuant to Order entered on *3/13/2008* and signed by Judge Garland E. Burrell, Jr on 3/12/2008. (Matson, R) (Entered: 03/13/2008)

March 13, 2008

March 13, 2008

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ORDER signed by Judge Garland E. Burrell, Jr on 3/12/2008 ORDERING 36 Findings and Recommendations are ADOPTED; and Pltf's motion for entry of default judgment is GRANTED. Judgment is rendered in the amount of $760 in lost wages for each charging party, and $15,000 in compensatory damages for each charging party, for a total judgment of $31,520.(Matson, R)

March 13, 2008

March 13, 2008

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Case Details

State / Territory: California

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Multi-LexSum (in sample)

Key Dates

Filing Date: July 13, 2006

Closing Date: 2008

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

Meadowview Community Action, Inc. (Sacramento), 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

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Damages

Source of Relief:

Litigation

Amount Defendant Pays: 31520

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

Discrimination-area:

Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff

Discrimination-basis:

Sex discrimination

Affected Gender:

Female

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits