IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
September 10, 2009
COLLETTE R. JOHNSON
CITY OF PHILADELPHIA AND DAWN MIDDLETOWN-BRYANT
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Thomas N. O'neill, Jr., J
AND NOW, this 10th day of September 2009, upon consideration of defendants City of Philadelphia and Dawn Middletown-Bryant's motion for summary judgment on plaintiff Collette R. Johnson's Title VII claim against the City (Count I), her § 1983 claims against the City (Counts III and IV) and her § 1983 claim against Bryant (Count IV), and plaintiff's response thereto, and for the reasons set forth in the accompanying memorandum of law, it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. Defendants' motion for summary judgment is DENIED with respect to plaintiff's Title VII claim against the City for disciplinary actions related to chain-of-command violations (Count I) and with respect to plaintiff's § 1983 claim against Bryant for disciplinary actions related to chain-of-command violations (Count IV);
2. Defendants' motion for summary judgment is GRANTED for plaintiff's Title VII claims against the City (Count I) and plaintiff's § 1983 claims against Bryant (Count IV) based on all other incidents and for all § 1983 claims against the City (Counts III and IV).
3. Counsel should inform my Chambers (215-597-2750) within 10 business days of this date if a settlement conference before Magistrate Judge Restrepo might be productive.
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