Case: EEOC v. KINNEY SHOE CORPORATION

2:96-cv-74998 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Filed Date: Oct. 29, 1996

Closed Date: March 26, 1999

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Case Summary

In October 1996 the Detroit office of the EEOC brought this suit against Kinney Shoe Corporation in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. The complaint is unavailable, and the exact allegations brought by the EEOC are unknown.

After engaging in discovery throughout 1998, the parties engaged in settlement conferences in March 1999. The parties then stipulated to a dismissal of the case after a settlement was reached in March 1999.

Summary Authors

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Docket [PACER]

EEOC v. Kinney Shoe Corporation

March 26, 1999 Docket

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Docket

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

ECF Number Description Date Link
1

COMPLAINT with jury demand - Receipt # USA (db) (Entered: 11/04/1996)

Oct. 29, 1996
2

SUMMONS returned executed by process server on 11/1/96 - answer due 11/21/96 for Kinney Shoe Corp (lh) (Entered: 11/15/1996)

Nov. 14, 1996
3

ANSWER by defendant Kinney Shoe Corp to complaint [1-1] with proof of mailing (lt) (Entered: 01/14/1997)

Jan. 13, 1997
3

AFFIRMATIVE defenses by defendant Kinney Shoe Corp (lt) (Entered: 01/14/1997)

Jan. 13, 1997
4

REPORT of parties planning meeting (PP) (Entered: 02/24/1997)

Feb. 21, 1997
5

PROOF of mailing by plaintiff of first set of requests for documents and first set of interrogatories. (PP) (Entered: 02/24/1997)

Feb. 21, 1997
6

STIPULATION by the parties to allow the plaintiff to file an amended complaint with proof of mailing (ld) (Entered: 05/01/1997)

April 30, 1997
7

PROOF of mailing by defendant of response to plaintiff's first set of requests for documents, response to plaintiff's first set of interrogatories (ld) (Entered: 05/20/1997)

May 19, 1997
8

MOTION by plaintiff EEOC to compel discovery with brief, exhibits and proof of mailing (bk) (Entered: 06/11/1997)

June 11, 1997
9

ORDER by Judge Denise Page Hood, referring motion to compel discovery by EEOC [8-1] to Magistrate Judge Marc L. Goldman , for hearing and determination (ld) (Entered: 10/17/1997)

Oct. 15, 1997

SCHEDULE: by Magistrate Judge Marc L. Goldman hearing on motion to compel discovery by EEOC [8-1] set for 10:00 10/30/97 (pp) (Entered: 10/22/1997)

Oct. 21, 1997
10

NOTICE by the court of hearing on motion to compel discovery by EEOC [8-1] with proof of mailing (db) (Entered: 10/28/1997)

Oct. 21, 1997
11

PROOF of mailing by EEOC of plaintiff's second set of interrogatories and second set of requests for documents (db) (Entered: 10/29/1997)

Oct. 28, 1997

MOTION hearing held on motion to compel discovery by EEOC [8-1] - disposition: GRANTED as to interrog. #2, and documents request 4,5. Parties have agreed as to other numbered interrog. 1,3,4,7,8; and document request 7. Interrog. #5 and document request 1,2 no longer at issue. - Magistrate Judge Marc L. Goldman - Court Reporter: cv tape 97-46 (pp) (Entered: 10/31/1997)

Oct. 30, 1997
12

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Marc L. Goldman granting motion to compel discovery by EEOC [8-1] with proof of mailing (ls) (Entered: 11/06/1997)

Oct. 30, 1997
13

NOTICE by plaintiff of taking deposition of Angela Schofield on November 10, 1997 at 9:00 a.m. with proof of mailing (ls) (Entered: 11/06/1997)

Nov. 5, 1997
14

RE-NOTICE by plaintiff of taking deposition of Angela Schofield on 11/25/97 at 9:00am with proof of mailing (ld) (Entered: 11/24/1997)

Nov. 24, 1997
16

PROOF of mailing of plaintiff's response to defendant's first request for production of documents to plaintiff (ld) (Entered: 01/13/1998)

Jan. 9, 1998
17

NOTICE by plaintiff EEOC of taking deposition of Kim Carden on 1/12/98 at 9:00am with proof of mailing (ld) (Entered: 01/13/1998)

Jan. 12, 1998
18

NOTICE by plaintiff EEOC of taking deposition of Karen High 8:00am on 01/21/98; NSI with proof of mailing (bk) (Entered: 01/20/1998)

Jan. 16, 1998
19

PROOF of mailing by defendant Kinney Shoe Corp of Response to plaintiff's Second Set of Interrogatories and Request for Documents (bk) (Entered: 01/20/1998)

Jan. 16, 1998
20

PROOF of mailing by defendant Kinney Shoe Corp of Supplemental Responses to plaintiff's Second Set of Interrogatories (bk) (Entered: 01/22/1998)

Jan. 21, 1998
21

APPEARANCE for plaintiff EEOC of attorney Stanley H. Pitts with proof of mailing (lt) (Entered: 01/26/1998)

Jan. 23, 1998
22

PROOF of mailing by defendant Kinney Shoe Corp on 1/12/98 of the first set of interrogatories to plaintiff (lt) (Entered: 01/30/1998)

Jan. 27, 1998
23

NOTICE by plaintiff EEOC of taking deposition of Connie Westall 1/28/98 at 1:00 pm with proof of mailing (lt) (Entered: 01/30/1998)

Jan. 27, 1998
24

NOTICE by plaintiff EEOC of taking deposition of Bob Swindell 9:00am on 02/04/98 NSI with proof of mailing (bk) (Entered: 02/02/1998)

Jan. 29, 1998
25

PROOF of mailing by plaintiff EEOC of First Requests for Admissions and Third Set of Interrogatories (bk) (Entered: 02/02/1998)

Jan. 29, 1998
26

PROOF of mailing by plaintiff of third request for production of documents and fourth set of interrogatories (db) (Entered: 02/20/1998)

Feb. 19, 1998
27

PROOF of mailing by defendant Kinney Shoe Corp of Response to plaintiff EEOC'S First Requests for Admissions and Third Set of Interrogatories (bk) (Entered: 03/02/1998)

Feb. 27, 1998
28

PROOF of mailing by defendant Kinney Shoe Corp of Supplemental Responses to plaintiff's First Requests for Admissions and Third Set of Interrogatories (bk) (Entered: 03/06/1998)

March 5, 1998
29

STIPULATED PROTECTIVE order and agreement by Judge Denise Page Hood regarding confidential information (lt) (Entered: 03/12/1998)

March 6, 1998
30

PROOF of mailing by plaintiff EEOC on 3/10/98 of the response to defendant's first set of interrogatories (lt) (Entered: 03/12/1998)

March 10, 1998
31

PROOF of mailing by plaintiff of supplemental response to defendant's first request for production of documents. (PP) (Entered: 03/17/1998)

March 16, 1998
32

PROOF of mailing by defendant of responses to plaintiff's fourth set of interrogatories and third set of requests for documents (ld) (Entered: 05/04/1998)

May 1, 1998
34

PROOF of mailing of plaintiff's fourth request for production of documents (ls) (Entered: 05/29/1998)

May 28, 1998
35

NOTICE by plaintiff of taking deposition of Kirby Lohff on June 19, 1998 at 9:00 a.m. with proof of mailing (ls) (Entered: 05/29/1998)

May 28, 1998
36

PROOF of mailing of copy of notice of taking deposition of Renee Fielder and Sonya Barker Coston (lh) (Entered: 06/04/1998)

June 3, 1998
39

PROOF of mailing by defendant of re-notice of taking deposition (Sandra Sewell) (ld) (Entered: 07/21/1998)

June 17, 1998
37

PROOF of mailing by defendant Kinney Shoe Corp of Notices (5) of taking deposition of Telecia Mayo, Angela Edward, Tracy Jones, Emma Bolden, Sandra Sewell upon plaintiff EEOC (bk) (Entered: 06/19/1998)

June 18, 1998

SCHEDULE: by Judge Denise Page Hood scheduling conference set for 3:45 9/14/98 (bl) (Entered: 07/03/1998)

July 3, 1998
38

NOTICE by the court of scheduling conference with proof of mailing (DT) (Entered: 07/06/1998)

July 3, 1998

SCHEDULING conference held - Judge Denise Page Hood (bl) (Entered: 09/15/1998)

Sept. 14, 1998
40

PRETRIAL scheduling order by Judge Denise Page Hood - deadline for witness list set for 11/30/98 , deadline for discovery set for 12/31/98 , deadline for filing motions set for 1/15/99 , final pretrial conference set for 2:15 3/15/99 , civil jury trial set for 9:00 3/23/99 (ew) (Entered: 09/22/1998)

Sept. 18, 1998
41

PROOF of mailing of plaintiff's fifth request for production of documents (lh) (Entered: 10/01/1998)

Sept. 30, 1998
42

PROOF of mailing of defendants's second request for production of documents (ew) (Entered: 10/06/1998)

Oct. 5, 1998
43

SECOND MOTION by plaintiff EEOC to compel discovery with brief, exhibits and proof of mailing (ew) (Entered: 11/02/1998)

Oct. 30, 1998
44

PROOF of mailing of plaintiff's response to defendant's second request for production of documents to plaintiff (ew) (Entered: 11/03/1998)

Nov. 2, 1998
45

NOTICE by plaintiff of taking deposition of Michelle Rutan 12/1/98 at 9:00 a.m. with proof of mailing. (PP) (Entered: 11/09/1998)

Nov. 6, 1998
46

ORDER by Judge Denise Page Hood, referring motion to compel discovery by EEOC [43-1] to Magistrate Judge Marc L. Goldman for hearing and determination with proof of mailing. (PP) (Entered: 11/10/1998)

Nov. 10, 1998
47

NOTICE by plaintiff of taking deposition of Paul Newman on December 15, 1998 at 9:30 a.m. with proof of mailing (ls) (Entered: 11/16/1998)

Nov. 13, 1998
48

NOTICE by the Court of hearing on motion to compel discovery by EEOC [43-1] set for 10:00 11/30/98 , with proof of mailing (RH) (Entered: 11/17/1998)

Nov. 13, 1998

MOTION hearing held on motion to compel discovery by EEOC [43-1] - disposition: GRANTED - Magistrate Judge Marc L. Goldman - Court Reporter: cv tape 98-43 (pp) (Entered: 11/30/1998)

Nov. 30, 1998
50

WITNESS list by defendant Kinney Shoe Corp with proof of mailing (ew) (Entered: 12/01/1998)

Nov. 30, 1998
51

WITNESS list by plaintiff EEOC with proof of mailing (ew) (Entered: 12/01/1998)

Nov. 30, 1998
52

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Marc L. Goldman granting motion to compel discovery by EEOC [43-1], with proof of mailing. (PP) (Entered: 12/02/1998)

Nov. 30, 1998
53

PROOF of mailing by defendant Kinney Shoe Corp of Notice of Taking Deposition Duces Tecum, First Set of Interogatories and First Request for Production of Documents to plaintiff EEOC (bk) (Entered: 12/08/1998)

Dec. 7, 1998
54

PROOF of mailing by plaintiff EEOC of plaitniff's notices of taking deposition (RH) (Entered: 12/14/1998)

Dec. 11, 1998
55

PROOF of mailing by plaintiff EEOC of amended witness list (RH) (Entered: 12/14/1998)

Dec. 11, 1998
56

PROOF of mailing by defendant Kinney Shoe Corp of Notice of taking deposition duces tecum and proof of service upon Stanley H. Pitts, EEOC Commission (bk) (Entered: 01/04/1999)

Dec. 23, 1998
57

NOTICE by the court of setting settlement conference for 4:45 pm on 3/8/99 with proof of mailing (DT) Modified on 02/24/1999 (Entered: 02/16/1999)

Feb. 12, 1999

SETTLEMENT conference held. Settlement placed on record. -Court Reporter: C. Warren-Daniel - Judge Denise Page Hood (bl) Modified on 03/12/1999 (Entered: 03/12/1999)

March 5, 1999

SETTLEMENT conference held. Settlement placed on record. - Court Reporter: C. Warren-Daniel - Judge Denise Page Hood (bl) (Entered: 03/09/1999)

March 8, 1999
58

ORDER by Judge Denise Page Hood with stipulation dismissing the case without costs, with exhibits A and B (RH) Modified on 03/30/1999 (Entered: 03/30/1999)

March 26, 1999

State / Territory: Michigan

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Oct. 29, 1996

Closing Date: March 26, 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

Kinney Shoe Corporation, 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