1:04-cv-01274 | U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware

Filed Date: Sept. 17, 2004

Closed Date: Jan. 10, 2005

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Case Summary

In September 2004, the EEOC, represented by the U.S. Attorney's Office, brought this suit against Perdue Farms Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. The complaint is unavailable and the allegations are unknown. No answer was filed on behalf of the defendant, and a consent decree was entered in January 2005 that awarded the plaintiff $70,000, but no other details are available.

Summary Authors

Kevin Wilemon (10/15/2007)

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Docket (PACER)

EEOC v. Perdue Farms Inc.

Jan. 10, 2005 Docket


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

ECF Number Description Date Link

COMPLAINT filed. Magistrate Consent Notice to Pltf. Filing Fee Waived (els) Modified on 09/20/2004 (Entered: 09/20/2004)

Sept. 17, 2004

DEMAND for jury trial by Equal Employment (els) (Entered: 09/20/2004)

Sept. 17, 2004

SUMMONS(ES) issued for Perdue Farms Inc. (els) (Entered: 09/20/2004)

Sept. 17, 2004

CASE assigned to Judge Joseph J. Farnan Jr. . Notice to all parties. (rjb) (Entered: 09/29/2004)

Sept. 29, 2004

LETTER to the Clerk from Jacqueline H. McNair, Esq. dtd. 11/08/04 re: Waiver of Service of Summons (DI #4). (afb) (Entered: 11/12/2004)

Nov. 10, 2004

WAIVER OF SERVICE Returned Executed as to Perdue Farms Inc. on 10/25/04 Answer due on 12/27/04 for Perdue Farms Inc. (afb) (Entered: 11/12/2004)

Nov. 10, 2004

Proposed Consent Decree filed by Equal Employment, Perdue Farms Inc. that shall resolve fully and finally all claims which were raised by the EEOC in the Complaint filed on behalf of a class of Seventh Day Adventists currently or formerly employed by Perdue Farms. Perdue Farms agrees to pay the sum total of $70,000.00 to resolve this matter. Each party to this Decree shall bear its own expenses, costs and attorneys' fees. ( see Consent Decree for details) (afb) (Entered: 01/03/2005)

Dec. 30, 2004

LETTER to the Court from Rudolph Contreras, Esq. re: attached Exhibits which were inadvertently omitted from the Consent Decree (DI #5) that was filed on 12/30/04. (afb) (Entered: 01/03/2005)

Jan. 3, 2005

So Ordered [5-1] proposed order ( signed by Judge Joseph J. Farnan Jr. ) Notice to all parties. (afb) (Entered: 01/14/2005)

Jan. 10, 2005

Case closed per DI #5. (afb) (Entered: 01/14/2005)

Jan. 10, 2005

State / Territory: Delaware

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 17, 2004

Closing Date: Jan. 10, 2005

Case Ongoing: No


Plaintiff Description:

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of one or more workers.

Plaintiff Type(s):

EEOC Plaintiff

Attorney Organizations:


Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought


Perdue Farms Inc., Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket


Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:


Source of Relief:


Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Amount Defendant Pays: 70000



Disparate Treatment


Direct Suit on Merits