United States District Court, D. Nebraska
BRITTNEY M. PRINCE, Plaintiff,
MEGAN J. BRENNAN, POSTMASTER GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE, Defendant.
STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER
R. ZWART UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
matter is before the Court on the Parties' Joint Motion
for Entry of Stipulated Protective Order (Filing
16). Upon a showing of good cause in support of the
entry of a protective order to control the discovery and
dissemination of confidential or proprietary information in
this case (hereafter collectively referred to as
“Confidential Information”), IT IS
Parties' Joint Motion for Entry of Stipulated Protective
Order (Filing 16) is granted.
IS FURTHER ORDERED:
Confidential Information will include confidential or
proprietary business information. For purposes of this Order,
the following categories of documents and information will
generally be considered “Confidential
Information” and subject to this Protective Order:
• Plaintiff s employment, medical and healthcare
• Plaintiffs tax records;
• Confidential and/or proprietary business information;
• Employment-related records of the United States Postal
Service (USPS) and USPS employees (and former employees)
other than Plaintiff.
Confidential Information subject to this Protective Order
may, depending on the content, be included in a variety of
documents, including but not limited to, Agency records,
documents produced pursuant to written discovery, answers to
interrogatories, responses to requests for admission,
deposition testimony, including all copies thereof, and other
information disclosed in the context of discovery of this
case by either party, or disclosed pursuant to the discovery
procedures created by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
Confidential Information shall not be disclosed or used for
any purpose except the preparation and trial of this case,
Brittney M. Prince v. Brennan, 8:17CV00245, and will
not be used in any other litigation, except such
information may be used by either party in Brittanie
Polite v. Brennan, case number 8:17-CV-48, also pending
in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska. If
confidential information disclosed or used in the present
case is disclosed or used in the Brittanie Polite v.
Brennan case, the Parties will mark and treat such
information as confidential information in both cases,
consistent with this Order.
Defendant is allowed to redact Social Security numbers,
employee identification numbers, home addresses, and dates of
birth of employees other than Plaintiff.
Confidential Information shall not, without the consent of
the party producing it, or further Order of the Court, be