The Impact Of AT&T V. Hulteen

Law360, New York (June 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- For the second time this year, the laws relating to any employees’ ability to bring pay discrimination claims against their employer has been the focus of national attention.

Earlier this year, President Barack Obama signed into law the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009. The Ledbetter Act was passed in response to an earlier Supreme Court decision that placed stringent restrictions on the time frame within which an employee must file a claim for an alleged discriminatory pay practice.

Now, the Supreme Court has struck...
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