UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION
July 21, 2008
FRANCISCA MORALEZ, PLAINTIFF,
ELAINE CHAO, SECRETARY OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ADMINISTRATION DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. Elizabeth Laporte United States Magistrate Judge
STIPULATION AND JOINT MOTION TO EXTEND DEADLINE FOR COMPLETION OF FACT DISCOVERY
Subject to this Court's approval, plaintiff, Francisca Moralez, and defendants, Elaine Chao, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor, and the U.S. Department of Labor Employment Standards Administration ("defendants"), by and through their undersigned counsel, hereby stipulate and agree to continue the deadline for completion of fact discovery from July 18, 2008 until September 18, 2008 to allow defendant additional time to conduct the deposition of Alberto Rocha, plaintiff's former supervisor.
The parties have completed all fact discovery except for the deposition of Mr. Rocha.
Counsel for defendants made numerous attempts to schedule Mr. Rocha's deposition before the fact discovery deadline but was unable to do so because Mr. Rocha and his counsel were unavailable. The parties therefore jointly request that the Court extend the July 18, 2008, deadline for the completion of fact discovery until September 18, 2008. This extension will allow defendant sufficient time to find a date on which to conduct Mr. Rocha's deposition.
IT IS SO STIPULATED.
APPROVED AND SO ORDERED.
The Court hereby extends the deadline for the completion of fact discovery from July 18, The Court will not grant a continuance of the remaining pretrial 2008 to September 18, 2008 to allow the parties time to conduct the deposition of Alberto Rocha.
All other dates are to remain the same. dates on the basis that the continuance is needed to accommodate this deposition. If Mr. Rocha's deposition is necessary for summary judgment, the parties should take the deposition sooner.
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