6. The Special Master shall have the power to suggest modifications or amendments of this Order.
Within the limitation of this reference, the Special Master is hereby invested with the powers set forth in Rule 53 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and that Rule shall govern any proceedings before him. The Special Master shall have the authority to request from the defendant oral or written reports concerning efforts that have been taken to comply with the Order and defendants shall provide the Special Master with such information as he shall from time to time request; and it is
FURTHER ORDERED, that except for any matter expressly required by this Order to be presented directly to the Court, any disputes between the parties regarding the interpretation or implementation of this Order shall be presented in the first instance to the Special Master. No party shall present any dispute to the Special Master unless the party has first notified the other party and made a good faith effort to resolve the matter by agreement. Any party may appeal any decision of the Special Master under this Order by filing a request for review with this Court within ten days of such decision. Delays beyond this ten-day period shall be allowed only upon a showing of good cause.
X. RECORDKEEPING AND REPORTS
FURTHER ORDERED, that defendant shall maintain for at least three years all records relating to this Order, including:
(1) wages paid to Title VII plaintiffs and persons presently holding the position of Journeyman Bookbinder;
(2) applications for the positions of JBW (all grades) and Journeyman Bookbinder;
(3) action taken with respect to those applications;
(4) education and training afforded to Title VII plaintiffs and Journeyman Bookbinders;
(5) actions taken with respect to any apprenticeship or training program for individuals within the GPO Bindery other than class plaintiffs;
(6) promotions to supervisory positions in the GPO Bindery;
(7) complaints and disputes relating to the implementation of this Order; and it is
FURTHER ORDERED, that within three months of the date hereof, defendant shall submit to counsel for plaintiffs a proposed comprehensive plan to implement this Order and to correct the discrimination and the present effects of past discrimination found by this Court to have existed and to exist; and it is
FURTHER ORDERED, that within three months of the date hereof and every six months thereafter, for a period of three years, defendant shall file with the Court and the Special Master, and provide copies to counsel for plaintiffs, a report setting forth:
(1) respecting any person currently holding a JBW, Bookbinder or other promotion position in the GPO Bindery, any change in status, including promotion, transfer, resignation and retirement and, if known, the reasons therefor;
(2) respecting all recruitment and hiring to craft positions in the GPO Bindery, all efforts to recruit employees, the identities of persons hired, including sex, the reasons why the persons were hired, and a general description of the persons not hired, including a breakdown by sex; provided, however, that the identities of the persons not hired need not be disclosed;
(3) all complaints or disputes, involving any form of discrimination, regarding craft employees or JBWs in the GPO Bindery, including the action taken or not taken and the reasons therefor; and
(4) any deviation from the provisions of this Order.
XI. MECHANICS FOR PAYMENT PURSUANT TO THIS ORDER
FURTHER ORDERED, that counsel for plaintiffs and counsel for defendant shall meet promptly following issuance of this Order to establish procedures for determining the precise monetary amounts due to each class plaintiff pursuant to the provisions of this Order. All initial computations shall be made by defendant and all costs incurred in making said determinations shall be borne by defendant. The procedures adopted shall be such as to assure that payments shall be made as soon as possible, but in no event more than three months after this order (unless the Special Master, for good cause shown, extends that deadline with respect to particular employees as to whom disputes have arisen concerning entitlement or computation). Any disputes as to any individual's entitlement or computation which cannot be resolved by agreement of counsel shall be referred to the Special Master for disposition.
FURTHER ORDERED, that counsel for plaintiffs and counsel for defendant shall be responsible, for a period of three years following entry of the Order, for taking such steps as may be necessary to assure compliance with this Order, in accordance with the procedure described in this paragraph. Any complaint by any class plaintiff or by counsel for any party that the provisions of this Order have been violated shall be discussed initially by counsel. If they agree as to the correct disposition of a complaint, they may effectuate said disposition without the need for referring it to the Special Master, but shall maintain a written record of said complaint and disposition. If they do not agree as to the correct disposition of a complaint, any one of them may refer the matter to the Special Master for disposition. Defendant shall pay all reasonable expenses incurred by counsel in performing the functions assigned to them in this paragraph, and shall pay a reasonable attorneys' fee to the plaintiffs' attorneys for their services therefor.
XIII. COSTS AND ATTORNEYS FEES
FURTHER ORDERED, that defendant shall reimburse plaintiffs for all reasonable costs and expenses incurred on their behalf in litigating this action. Counsel for plaintiffs, on or before the 90th day following entry of this Order, shall file an appropriate motion in this regard with the Court, and the Court shall thereupon determine the appropriate amount thereof; and it is
FURTHER ORDERED, that defendant shall pay reasonable attorneys' fees for plaintiffs' legal representation in this action. Counsel for plaintiffs, on or before the 90th day following entry of this Order, shall file an appropriate motion in this regard with the Court, and the Court shall thereupon determine the appropriate amount thereof.
XIV. THE COURT'S JURISDICTION
FURTHER ORDERED, that in the event matters relating to this Order require the attention of the Court, the Court shall assert jurisdiction of this cause for the purpose of issuing any additional orders needed to effectuate, clarify, or enforce the full purpose and intent of this Order.