Case: EEOC v. WAL-MART CORPORATION

8:98-cv-00462 | U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

Filed Date: June 3, 1998

Closed Date: Aug. 10, 1999

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Case Summary

In June 1998, the Los Angeles office of the EEOC brought this suit against Wal-Mart Corporation in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. The defendant filed a motion for summary judgment in March 1999, and the court entered summary judgment in favor of the defendant in April 1999. The EEOC appealed the case in June 1999, but voluntarily dismissed the appeal in August 1999. No information was made available pertaining to the nature of the suit.

Summary Authors

Lionel Joiner (8/1/2007)

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8:98-cv-00462

Docket

EEOC v. Wal-Mart Corporation

Aug. 10, 1999

Aug. 10, 1999

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8:98-cv-00462

Order

EEOC v. Wal-Mart Corporation

April 27, 1999

April 27, 1999

Order/Opinion

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Last updated Aug. 9, 2022, 3:17 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT filed Summons(es) issd referred to Discovery Elgin Edwards (krpa) (Entered: 06/09/1998)

June 3, 1998

June 3, 1998

2

WAIVER OF SERVICE of SUMMONS by defendant Wal-Mart Corporation sent by plf on 7/2/98 (krpa) (Entered: 07/20/1998)

July 16, 1998

July 16, 1998

3

ANSWER filed by defendant Wal-Mart Corporation to complaint [1-1] (krpa) (Entered: 08/03/1998)

July 31, 1998

July 31, 1998

4

ORDER re mtng of cnsl by Judge Gary L. Taylor ; mandatory status conference set on 9:00 10/19/98 (krpa) (Entered: 08/10/1998)

Aug. 4, 1998

Aug. 4, 1998

6

NOTICE AND REQUEST Of Settlement Procedure Selection fld Parties request to apr before Discovery Elgin Edwards for sttlmnt procdgs Order by Judge Gary L. Taylor granting settlement procedure selection request [6-1] (rm) (Entered: 09/02/1998)

Aug. 26, 1998

Aug. 26, 1998

PLACED IN FILE - NOT USED ntc & req of sttltm procedure selection (rm) (Entered: 09/01/1998)

Aug. 27, 1998

Aug. 27, 1998

5

JOINT REPORT OF EARLY MEETING OF COUNSEL filed. Estimated length of trial 5-10 days (krpa) (Entered: 09/02/1998)

Aug. 28, 1998

Aug. 28, 1998

7

MINUTES: ; mandatory status conference held ; dco-3-4-99; ptc-6-4-99 at 1:30pm; trl to be 8-99 exact dt to be set at PTC; cnsl est 5-10 dys for J/T by Judge Gary L. Taylor CR: none (krpa) (Entered: 10/22/1998)

Oct. 19, 1998

Oct. 19, 1998

8

J/T PREP ORDER by Judge Gary L. Taylor ; discovery ddl set on 3/4/99 ; pretrial conference on 1:30 6/4/99 (krpa) (Entered: 10/22/1998)

Oct. 19, 1998

Oct. 19, 1998

9

NOTICE OF FILING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION by Magistrate Judge Rosalyn M. Chapman and Lodging of Proposed Judgment and Order (krpa) (Entered: 12/01/1998)

Nov. 20, 1998

Nov. 20, 1998

10

REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION issd: that the crt iss an ord apprv & adopt this RR; adopting the rpt & recommend as the finds of fact & concl of law herein; dir that jgm be ent denying the petn & dism the act by Magistrate Judge Rosalyn M. Chapman (krpa) (Entered: 12/01/1998)

Nov. 20, 1998

Nov. 20, 1998

11

STIPULATION and REQUEST by Judge Gary L. Taylor for ext of time for plf & dft to serve expert wit designation & rpt; it is so ord: this Crt will ext the time of 14 days, up to & incl 1/22/99, to designate experts to be called by plf & provide the rpts required by FRCP 26(a)(2)(b), & up to & incl 2/12/99, to designate experts to be called by dft & provide the rpts required by FRCP 26(a)(2)(b) (jj) (Entered: 01/11/1999)

Jan. 5, 1999

Jan. 5, 1999

12

NOTICE by plaintiff EEOC of sttlmnt conf date; sttlmnt conf shall take place before the Hon Elgin Edwards, US Mag Judge on 4/7/99 at 11:00 (jj) (Entered: 01/12/1999)

Jan. 5, 1999

Jan. 5, 1999

13

APPLICATION AND ORDER of Non-Resident Attorney to Appear in a Specific Case filed for defendant Wal-Mart Corporation Susan K Klooz. Designating Judith L Baxter as local counsel. Approved by Judge Gary L. Taylor . (Fee pd) (krpa) (Entered: 02/09/1999)

Feb. 3, 1999

Feb. 3, 1999

14

ORDER for stlmnt conf by Discovery Elgin Edwards ; settlement conference 11:00 4/7/99 (krpa) (Entered: 02/09/1999)

Feb. 4, 1999

Feb. 4, 1999

15

STIPULATION and REQ & ORDER for ext of ti to & includ 21 dys of 4-1-99 for pla & dft to take expert wit decs & the depo of Angela Crisp by Judge Gary L. Taylor (krpa) (Entered: 03/08/1999)

March 2, 1999

March 2, 1999

16

NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION by defendant Wal-Mart Corporation for summary judgment ; motion hearing set for 10:00 4/12/99 Lodged prop stmt/prop jgm (krpa) (Entered: 03/23/1999)

March 22, 1999

March 22, 1999

17

MEMORANDUM of P/A IN SUPPORT by defendant Wal-Mart Corporation of motion for summary judgment [16-1] (krpa) (Entered: 03/23/1999)

March 22, 1999

March 22, 1999

18

DECLARATION of Brian Oberg by defendant Wal-Mart Corporation re motion for summary judgment [16-1] (krpa) (Entered: 03/23/1999)

March 22, 1999

March 22, 1999

19

DECLARATION of Larry D Baldwin by defendant Wal-Mart Corporation re motion for summary judgment [16-1] (krpa) (Entered: 03/23/1999)

March 22, 1999

March 22, 1999

20

DECLARATION of Jeffrey J Bassham by defendant Wal-Mart Corporation re motion for summary judgment [16-1] (krpa) (Entered: 03/23/1999)

March 22, 1999

March 22, 1999

21

DECLARATION of Judith L Baxter by defendant Wal-Mart Corporation re motion for summary judgment [16-1] (krpa) (Entered: 03/23/1999)

March 22, 1999

March 22, 1999

22

STATEMENT gen iss in opp by plaintiff EEOC re motion for summary judgment [16-1] (krpa) (Entered: 03/31/1999)

March 29, 1999

March 29, 1999

23

OPPOSITION by plaintiff EEOC to motion for summary judgment [16- 1]; decs of Deborah A Kinzel Barnes, Erica C Jones & Peter F Laura (krpa) (Entered: 03/31/1999)

March 29, 1999

March 29, 1999

24

DECLARATION of Angelica Martin by defendant Wal-Mart Corporation (seal) (Entered: 04/12/1999)

April 5, 1999

April 5, 1999

25

REPLY by defendant Wal-Mart Corporation to pla's opp to motion for summary judgment [16-1] (seal) (Entered: 04/12/1999)

April 5, 1999

April 5, 1999

26

REPLY by defendant Wal-Mart Corporation to pla's stmt of gen iss in opp to dft's motion for summary judgment [16-1] (seal) (Entered: 04/12/1999)

April 5, 1999

April 5, 1999

27

OBJECTIONS by defendant Wal-Mart Corporation to evid submit by pla in opp to its mtn for S/J[16-1] (seal) (Entered: 04/12/1999)

April 5, 1999

April 5, 1999

28

MINUTES: (in chambs) ; settlement conference held ; there is no pres poss that the cs can be stld until they rcv a decision on dft's pend mtn for S/J by Discovery Elgin Edwards CR: none (krpa) (Entered: 04/14/1999)

April 7, 1999

April 7, 1999

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NOTICE of ldgng depo transcripts by defendant Wal-Mart Corporation; LDGD 1 BINDER NTC W/CRD (krpa) (Entered: 04/14/1999)

April 7, 1999

April 7, 1999

30

MINUTES: Crt taking under submission the dft's motion for summary judgment [16-1] by Judge Gary L. Taylor CR: S Marshall (krpa) (Entered: 04/16/1999)

April 12, 1999

April 12, 1999

31

ORDER by Judge Gary L. Taylor granting dft's motion for summary judgment [16-1]; dft shall submit a shrt form of a prop jgm w/i 10 dys (krpa) (Entered: 04/26/1999)

April 14, 1999

April 14, 1999

PLACED IN FILE - NOT USED prop stmt of uncont facts etc (krpa) (Entered: 04/29/1999)

April 21, 1999

April 21, 1999

PLACED IN FILE - NOT USED prop jgm (krpa) (Entered: 04/29/1999)

April 21, 1999

April 21, 1999

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JUDGMENT AND ORDER: by Judge Gary L. Taylor against plaintiff EEOC . granting dft's motion for summary judgment in its entirety w/ prej [16-1]; dft shall recover costs of suit terminating case (cc: all counsel); (ENT-4-28-99) Mld ntc of entry to cnsl/ptys; MD JS 6 (krpa) (Entered: 04/28/1999)

April 27, 1999

April 27, 1999

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Ntc of Application to Clerk to Tax costs; BILL OF COSTS RETURNABLE submitted by defendant Wal-Mart Corporation re [32- 2] ; bill of cost hearing set on 10:00 6/4/99 (jd) (Entered: 05/18/1999)

May 12, 1999

May 12, 1999

COSTS taxed for defendant Wal-Mart Corporation in the amount of $ 6,193.25 against plaintiff EEOC (cc: all counsel); bill of cost hearing not held. No objectn fld. No apprncs made. (jd) (Entered: 06/04/1999)

June 4, 1999

June 4, 1999

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NOTICE OF APPEAL by plaintiff EEOC to 9th C/A from Dist. Court jgm & ord fld 4/27/99, ent 4/28/99 [32-2] (cc: Peter Laura, U.S. EEOC; Faustman, Carlton, DiSante & Freudenberger; Susan Klooz) Fee: Waived (wdc) (Entered: 06/24/1999)

June 24, 1999

June 24, 1999

35

REPRESENTATION STATEMENT filed by plf EEOC (rmi) (Entered: 07/01/1999)

June 24, 1999

June 24, 1999

36

NOTIFICATION by Circuit Court of Appellate Docket Number appeal [34-1] 99-56182 (pjap) (Entered: 07/21/1999)

July 21, 1999

July 21, 1999

37

RECEIPT OF TRANSCRIPT of proceedings for the following date(s): 4/12/99 (Re: [34-1] ) CR: S Marshall (krpa) (Entered: 08/03/1999)

July 29, 1999

July 29, 1999

TRANSCRIPT filed for proceedings held on 4/12/99 (krpa) (Entered: 08/03/1999)

July 29, 1999

July 29, 1999

LODGED cc 9th CCA Ord: Gov's mot for vol dism w/prej of app under FRAP 42(b) is GR. (99-56182) (FWD TO CRD) (pjap) (Entered: 08/11/1999)

Aug. 5, 1999

Aug. 5, 1999

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MINUTES (In Chambers, cnsl notified): the crt ord that the mandate of the 9th CCA: dism appeal is hereby filed & spread upon the minutes of this USDC; by Judge Gary L. Taylor; CR: not present (rmi) (Entered: 08/11/1999)

Aug. 10, 1999

Aug. 10, 1999

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CERTIFIED COPY of judgment from USCA that Government's mtn for voluntary dism w/prej of the appeal under Fed Rule of Appellate Procedure 42(b) is gr; dismissing the appeal [34-1] (cc: all counsel) (rmi) (Entered: 08/11/1999)

Aug. 10, 1999

Aug. 10, 1999

Case Details

State / Territory: California

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: June 3, 1998

Closing Date: Aug. 10, 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

Wal-Mart Corporation, Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Defendant

Nature of Relief:

None

Source of Relief:

None

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits