Case: EEOC v. HARTMAN TYNER INC

5:97-cv-60379 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Filed Date: Dec. 19, 1997

Closed Date: June 15, 1999

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Case Summary

In December 1997, the EEOC district office in Detroit, Michigan brought this suit against Hartman Tyner, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. The complaint is currently unavailable. After virtually no discovery, the parties settled and a consent decree was entered in June 1999. The decree is not currently available.

Summary Authors

Joel Pettit (6/22/2007)

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Docket

EEOC v. Hartman Tyner Inc

June 15, 1999 Docket

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Docket

Last updated May 28, 2022, 3:15 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link
1

COMPLAINT with jury demand (nh) (Entered: 12/29/1997)

Dec. 22, 1997
2

ANSWER by defendant Hartman Tyner Inc to complaint [1-1] with proof of mailing (lg) (Entered: 01/12/1998)

Jan. 9, 1998
2

AFFIRMATIVE defenses by defendant Hartman Tyner Inc (lg) (Entered: 01/12/1998)

Jan. 9, 1998
3

APPEARANCE for defendant Hartman Tyner Inc of attorney William L. Hooth and Douglas C. Dahn (lg) (Entered: 01/12/1998)

Jan. 9, 1998
4

PROOF of mailing by defendant of first discovery requests to plaintiff (LS) (Entered: 01/21/1998)

Jan. 20, 1998
5

PROOF of mailing by plaintiff EEOC of first set of interrogatories and reqeust for production of documents (dp) (Entered: 01/26/1998)

Jan. 23, 1998
7

PROOF of mailing of defendant's answers to plaintiff's first set of interrogatories, etc.. (cf) (Entered: 04/06/1998)

April 3, 1998
8

PROOF of mailing by plaintiff EEOC of notices of taking deposition of Bernard Hartman and Susan Morin (RH) (Entered: 04/09/1998)

April 9, 1998

SCHEDULE: by Judge Julian Abele Cook Jr. scheduling conference set for 3:00 4/27/98 (co) (Entered: 04/20/1998)

April 20, 1998
9

NOTICE by court of scheduling conference with proof of mailing (dh) (Entered: 04/21/1998)

April 20, 1998

SCHEDULING conference held - Judge Julian Abele Cook Jr. (co) (Entered: 04/28/1998)

April 27, 1998
10

PRETRIAL scheduling order by Judge Julian Abele Cook Jr. - deadline for witness list set for 11/9/98 , deadline for discovery set for 11/23/98 , deadline for filing dispositive motions set for 12/7/98 , settlement conference set for 2:15 2/8/99 , deadline for final pretrial order set for 3/15/99 , final pretrial conference set for 2:30 3/22/99 , civil jury trial set for 8:30 4/6/99 (nh) (Entered: 04/28/1998)

April 28, 1998
11

PROOF of mailing of EEOC supplemental response to defendant's first discovery requests (lg) (Entered: 05/08/1998)

May 7, 1998
12

PROOF of mailing of plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's notices of deposition of Susan Morin (lg) (Entered: 06/04/1998)

June 3, 1998
13

PROOF of mailing of plaintiff EEOC amended responses to defendant's first discovery request Nos. 12 & 8 (lg) (Entered: 06/16/1998)

June 16, 1998
14

PROOF of mailing by plaintiff EEOC of notice of deposition and request for production of documents (dh) (Entered: 06/22/1998)

June 19, 1998
15

PROOF of mailing by plaintiff of notice of continuation of deposition of Susan Morin (LS) (Entered: 07/06/1998)

July 2, 1998
18

NOTICE pursuant to Administrative Order No. 98-AO-037 reassigning case from Judge Julian Abele Cook Jr. to Judge George C. Steeh (sj) (Entered: 07/16/1998)

July 2, 1998
16

ORDER by Judge Julian Abele Cook Jr. with stipulation, for protective order and agreement regarding confidential financial information and medical records and within 60 days after the conclusion of the case, with such conclusion occurring as a result of a court order, no longer subject to appeal, all confidential information and all copies, shall be destroyed (LS) (Entered: 07/07/1998)

July 6, 1998
17

PROOF of mailing by defendant of notice of continued deposition and request for documents for Belinda Caron (LS) (Entered: 07/08/1998)

July 8, 1998
19

PRETRIAL scheduling order by Judge George C. Steeh - with stipulation deadline for discovery set for 2/23/99 , a deadline for filing dispositive motions set for 3/26/99 , deadline for mediation referral set for 2/23/99 , deadline for final pretrial order set for 6/28/99 , final pretrial conference set for 8:30 7/7/99 , civil jury trial set for 7/12/99 (sj) (Entered: 12/01/1998)

Nov. 24, 1998
20

NOTICE by plaintiff EEOC of setting settlement conference for 12:30 2/4/99 (sj) (Entered: 01/15/1999)

Jan. 12, 1999

SETTLEMENT conference held; settlement placed on the record - Judge George C. Steeh - CRP: Allen Burnham (mb) (Entered: 02/08/1999)

Feb. 4, 1999
21

ORDER by Judge George C. Steeh that case is dismissed without prejudice (gj) (Entered: 02/11/1999)

Feb. 9, 1999
22

CONSENT decree entered by Judge George C. Steeh (gj) (Entered: 06/16/1999)

June 15, 1999

State / Territory: Michigan

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Dec. 19, 1997

Closing Date: June 15, 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

Hartman Tyner, Inc., Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits