Posts Tagged ‘ Masonite Corp. ’

Masonite Announces Layoffs at Walkerton, Indiana Facility

Sep 30th, 2022

Masonite Corporation notified the Indiana Department of Workforce Development on Wednesday, Sept. 28 that it would eliminate “at least” 33% of the 220 jobs at its facility in Walkerton, Indiana over a 30-day period. Masonite senior corporate attorney Donald Tyler wrote in the notification that 74 to 84 jobs would be affected. Those jobs will […]

Jeld-Wen and Masonite to Pay $61.6 in Class Action Settlement

Jun 7th, 2021

Door manufacturers Jeld-Wen Inc. and Masonite Corp. agreed to get their pens out this week, each stroking a check for $30.8 million ($61.6 million total), ending a class action lawsuit against the two companies. The final approval order and judgement was signed last week by U.S. District Judge John A. Gibney, completing a settlement agreement […]

Masonite Closing Springfield Plant, Consolidating to Canada

May 11th, 2021

Officials for Masonite Corp. notified the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development that the company intends to close its manufacturing facility in Springfield, Mo., in order to consolidate. “The closure is the result of the need to optimize our operations by consolidating the architectural stile and rail production into the existing London, Ontario […]

Court Again Denies Motion by Jeld-Wen and Masonite to Redact Info on Pricing

Dec 15th, 2020

In class action lawsuits alleging they conspired to fix prices, defendants Jeld-Wen Inc. and Masonite Corp. asked the court to seal up evidence, arguing that information could harm them competitively going forward. That request was shot down last week by United States District Judge John A. Gibney Jr., who, in an opinion dated December 10, […]

Judge Denies Jeld-Wen’s Motion to Dismiss Investors’ Complaint

Nov 2nd, 2020

This article was updated on November 4, 2020. A court denied Jeld-Wen’s motions last week to dismiss complaints filed against the company alleging that it misled investors by failing to disclose anticompetitive conduct violating federal antitrust law. In an opinion dated October 26, U.S. District Judge John A. Gibney Jr. upheld the case by declaring […]

Court Provides Preliminary Approval for Jeld-Wen/Masonite Class Action Suits

Oct 14th, 2020

A U.S. District Court granted preliminary approval last week for proposed agreements to settle class-action lawsuits against door manufacturers Jeld-Wen Inc. and Masonite Corp. The agreements were made public August 31, through filings made by both companies with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. According to an article published by the legal news provider Law360, […]

Masonite and Jeld-Wen Reach Settlement Agreements for Class Action Suits

Sep 9th, 2020

In filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, door manufacturers Jeld-Wen Inc. and Masonite Corp. announced they’ve entered agreements to settle class-action lawsuits. On August 31, both companies reached an agreement with Grubb Lumber Company and Philadelphia Reserve Supply Company, on their behalf and a class of direct purchasers of interior molded doors, agreeing […]

Federal Judge Sides with Masonite in Discrimination Lawsuit

Jun 16th, 2020

The age and sex discrimination lawsuit between plaintiff Jeannye Palmer and her former employer, Masonite Corporation (Masonite) has come to a close in Federal Court. The presiding judge sided with Masonite and granted the company’s motion for a summary judgment. Palmer alleged she experienced age and sex discrimination while she worked for the company and […]

Masonite and Jeld-Wen Argue Against Big Boxes in Class Action Suit

Jun 2nd, 2020

In an ongoing lawsuit against them, door manufacturers Masonite Corp. and Jeld-Wen Inc. filed a memorandum of opposition recently, arguing that the case shouldn’t be allowed to achieve class certification with retail giants The Home Depot and Lowe’s listed as members. Spearheaded by Grubb Lumber Co. and a purchasing cooperative known as Philadelphia Reserve Supply […]

Court Grants in Part and Denies in Part Masonite and Jeld-Wen’s Motion to Dismiss

May 5th, 2020

The fight to add additional plaintiffs to an ongoing class action lawsuit between several direct and indirect purchasers and the defendants Jeld-Wen Inc. and Masonite Corp. continues, as an opinion was filed Monday, granting in part and denying in part a motion to dismiss. The suit was filed in 2018 alleging Jeld-Wen and Masonite conspired […]

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