Case: EEOC v. HOME DEPOT

1:03-cv-01254 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Filed Date: Sept. 30, 2003

Closed Date: July 19, 2004

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Case Summary

The Richmond District Office brought this action in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, against Home Depot, a national chain of home repair and improvement stores. The complaint was filed in September 2003. The only document publicly available regarding this case is the docket; therefore, the exact allegations involved are unknown. After some scheduling orders, the parties settled the case through a consent decree in July 2004.

Summary Authors

Elizabeth Glassman (6/15/2007)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

1:03-cv-01254

Docket

EEOC v. Home Depot

July 19, 2004

July 19, 2004

Docket

Resources

Docket

Last updated Aug. 14, 2022, 3:07 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT; jury demand (clerk) (Entered: 09/30/2003)

Sept. 30, 2003

Sept. 30, 2003

SUMMONS(ES) (orig & 1) issued and given to atty for service by SPS for Home Depot (clerk) (Entered: 09/30/2003)

Sept. 30, 2003

Sept. 30, 2003

Jury Trial Flag (jcup) (Entered: 01/30/2004)

Sept. 30, 2003

Sept. 30, 2003

2

NOTICE by Equal Employment of Substitution of Counse (jcup) (Entered: 12/02/2003)

Dec. 2, 2003

Dec. 2, 2003

3

Consent Order Substituting Attorney Suzanne Nyfeler as local counsel for pltf instead of Johnnie Louis Johnson III ( signed by Judge Claude M. Hilton ) Copies Mailed: yes (mcke) (Entered: 12/29/2003)

Dec. 24, 2003

Dec. 24, 2003

4

Stipulated Order, that the Defendant has requested an extension of time until January 30, 2004 to respond to Plaintiffs' Complaint. Defendant's response to Plaintiffs' Complaint will be filed by January 30, 2004 ( signed by Judge Claude M. Hilton ) Copies Mailed: yes [EOD Date: 1/26/04] (jcup) (Entered: 01/26/2004)

Jan. 23, 2004

Jan. 23, 2004

Deadline updated; set Answer deadline to 1/30/04 for Home Depot (jcup) (Entered: 01/26/2004)

Jan. 23, 2004

Jan. 23, 2004

5

ANSWER to Complaint by Home Depot (jcup) (Entered: 01/30/2004)

Jan. 30, 2004

Jan. 30, 2004

7

ORDER setting Initial Pretrial Conference for 10:00 2/25/04 Discovery Deadline for 5/14/04 Final Pretrial Conference for 10:00 5/20/04 (see order for details) ( signed by Judge Claude M. Hilton ) Copies Mailed: yes (jcup) (Entered: 02/05/2004)

Feb. 3, 2004

Feb. 3, 2004

6

Financial Interest Disclosure Statement (Local Rule 7.1) by Home Depot (jcup) (Entered: 02/05/2004)

Feb. 5, 2004

Feb. 5, 2004

8

Discovery Plan by Equal Employment, Home Depot (karn) (Entered: 02/20/2004)

Feb. 20, 2004

Feb. 20, 2004

Initial pretrial conference held Mag. Judge Jones. Appearance of counsel. Discovery plan approved, settlement on going, order to be entered (dana) (Entered: 02/25/2004)

Feb. 25, 2004

Feb. 25, 2004

9

Rule 16(B) Scheduling Order - Pursuant to the Rule 16(B) Conference it is hereby ordered that: a) the Rule 26(f) report filed by the parties is approved and shall control discovery to the extent of its application unless modified by the court. b) any motion to amend the pleadings or to join a party shall be made as soon as possible after counsel becomes aware of the grounds for the motion. c) no material designated "confidential" by any party shall be disclosed to anyone except counsel and their staffs until further order of the court. (No such material shall be filed with the court except in compliance with paragraph 2 below) (see order for details) ( signed by Mag Judge Thomas R. Jones Jr. ) Mailed: yes (jcup) (Entered: 02/26/2004)

Feb. 25, 2004

Feb. 25, 2004

10

Witness list by Equal Employment (jcup) (Entered: 05/20/2004)

May 20, 2004

May 20, 2004

12

Proposed Stipulations filed by Equal Employment (jcup) (Entered: 05/20/2004)

May 20, 2004

May 20, 2004

13

Rule 26 Pretrial Statement (Witness List and Exhibit List) by Home Depot (jcup) (Entered: 05/21/2004)

May 20, 2004

May 20, 2004

13

Written Stipulation of Uncontested Facts filed by Home Depot (jcup) (Entered: 05/21/2004)

May 20, 2004

May 20, 2004

Pre-Trial Conference held before Judge Claude M. Hilton. Appearance of counsel. Case set for trial by JURY on 7/19/04. (psid) (Entered: 05/21/2004)

May 20, 2004

May 20, 2004

Jury Trial set at 10:00 7/19/04 before Judge Claude M. Hilton (psid) (Entered: 05/21/2004)

May 20, 2004

May 20, 2004

14

NOTICE by Home Depot of substitution and withdrawal of counsel (jcup) (Entered: 05/21/2004)

May 21, 2004

May 21, 2004

case settled per pltfs counsel Tracy Spicer, dismissal papers to come over on 7/15/04 (mcke) (Entered: 07/12/2004)

July 12, 2004

July 12, 2004

Case Settled by Equal Employment Counsel Tracy Spicer. Dismissal document to be received in Clerk's Office set 8/12/04 Off Trial Docket: yes Chambers Notified: yes Jury Notified: yes (mcke) (Entered: 07/12/2004)

July 12, 2004

July 12, 2004

Case closed (pmet) (Entered: 07/21/2004)

July 19, 2004

July 19, 2004

15

Consent Decree constituting a full discharge and satisfaction of any and all claims which have been alleged, or could have been alleged, in the Complaint. (See Decree for details)( Signed by Judge Claude M. Hilton ) Copies Mailed: y (pmet) (Entered: 07/22/2004)

July 19, 2004

July 19, 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: July 19, 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

The Home Depot, 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