TITLE

Divided Supreme Court Limits Scope of Pay Discrimination Claims Under Title VII

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Venulex Legal Summaries;2007 Q2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Law
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the decision released by the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the statute of limitations applicable to pay discrimination claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 according to the case Ledbetter versus Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. The Court has held that a charge of discrimination must be filed within 180 or 300 days of the actual date on which the discriminatory act occurred for claims relating to discrete acts of discrimination like hiring and promotion.
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26406674

 

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