Case: EEOC v. TJX COMPANIES, INC., dba TJ MAXX

2:97-cv-05593 | U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Filed Date: Nov. 19, 1997

Closed Date: Nov. 18, 1998

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Case Summary

In November 1997 the Philadelphia district office of the EEOC brought this suit against TJX Companies, Inc. d/b/a TJ Maxx Company in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. The complaint is unavailable, and the exact allegations brought by the EEOC are unknown. Three private parties intervened as plaintiffs in the case in February 1998. The case was settled by a settlement agreement in November 1998, the details of which are unknown, and the action was dismissed.

Summary Authors

Kevin Wilemon (10/17/2007)

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2:97-cv-05593

Docket [PACER]

EEOC v. TJX Companies, Inc.

Nov. 18, 1998

Nov. 18, 1998

Docket

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Docket

Last updated Aug. 6, 2022, 3:21 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT filed; jury demand FILING FEE $ waived (femp) (Entered: 11/25/1997)

Nov. 19, 1997

Nov. 19, 1997

2

NOTICE of Allocation and Assignment filed. Magistrate Joel A. Pisano (femp) (Entered: 11/25/1997)

Nov. 19, 1997

Nov. 19, 1997

SUMMONS(ES) issued for TJX COMPANIES, INC. ( 20 Days) (Placed in US Atty box) (femp) (Entered: 11/25/1997)

Nov. 25, 1997

Nov. 25, 1997

3

RETURN OF SERVICE executed as to TJX COMPANIES, INC. 12/17/97 Answer due on 1/6/98 for TJX COMPANIES, INC. (pv) (Entered: 12/30/1997)

Dec. 29, 1997

Dec. 29, 1997

4

APPLICATION by TJX COMPANIES, INC. and Clerk's Order extending time to answer. Answer due 1/23/98 for TJX COMPANIES, INC. (sr) (Entered: 01/09/1998)

Jan. 8, 1998

Jan. 8, 1998

5

SCHEDULING ORDER, setting scheduling conference for 3/18/98 ( signed by Mag. Judge Joel A. Pisano ) (cs) (Entered: 01/16/1998)

Jan. 16, 1998

Jan. 16, 1998

6

NOTICE of attorney appearance for EEOC by IRIS SANTIAGO-FLORES (pv) (Entered: 01/21/1998)

Jan. 20, 1998

Jan. 20, 1998

7

Notice of MOTION to intervene by BETTY HEYNER, MILTON HYLTON, MARCELINDA WILLIAMS by BETTY HEYNER, MILTON HYLTON, MARCELINDA WILLIAMS, Motion hearing set for 2/23/98 on [7-1] motion , proof of serv (Brief) (pv) (Entered: 01/21/1998)

Jan. 20, 1998

Jan. 20, 1998

8

ANSWER to Complaint by TJX COMPANIES, INC. (pv) (Entered: 01/23/1998)

Jan. 22, 1998

Jan. 22, 1998

9

ORDER granting [7-1] motion to intervene by BETTY HEYNER, MILTON HYLTON, MARCELINDA WILLIAMS ( signed by Mag. Judge Joel A. Pisano ) (pv) (Entered: 02/24/1998)

Feb. 20, 1998

Feb. 20, 1998

10

SCHEDULING ORDER setting Discovery cutoff 12/31/98 ; Status conference 10:00 7/8/98 ; Settlement conference 10:00 7/8/98 ; Discovery Motion due on or before 7/13/98 Dispositive Motion due on or before 3/15/99 ( signed by Mag. Judge Joel A. Pisano ) (femp) (Entered: 03/19/1998)

March 18, 1998

March 18, 1998

11

Intervenor's COMPLAINT by BETTY HEYNER against TJX COMPANIES, INC. (pv) (Entered: 03/26/1998)

March 25, 1998

March 25, 1998

11

DEMAND for jury trial by BETTY HEYNER (pv) (Entered: 03/26/1998)

March 25, 1998

March 25, 1998

12

Intervenor's COMPLAINT by MILTON E. HYLTON against TJX COMPANIES, INC. (pv) (Entered: 03/26/1998)

March 25, 1998

March 25, 1998

12

DEMAND for jury trial by MILTON E. HYLTON (pv) (Entered: 03/26/1998)

March 25, 1998

March 25, 1998

Case closed (femp) (Entered: 10/15/1998)

Oct. 15, 1998

Oct. 15, 1998

14

ORDER/SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT ( signed by Judge William H. Walls ) (femp) (Entered: 11/16/1998)

Nov. 13, 1998

Nov. 13, 1998

15

STIPULATION and ORDER, dismissing Pltfs-Intervenors' action against dft in its entirety ( signed by Judge William H. Walls ) (femp) (Entered: 11/18/1998)

Nov. 18, 1998

Nov. 18, 1998

Case Details

State / Territory: New Jersey

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Nov. 19, 1997

Closing Date: Nov. 18, 1998

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: Unknown

Class Action Outcome: Unknown

Defendants

TJX Companies, 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:

Voluntary Dismissal

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits

Private Party intervened in EEOC suit