For Ledbetter Or For Worse? Pay Bias Options Abound

Law360, New York (June 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- While a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision limited the amount of time in which plaintiffs can bring a Title VII pay discrimination claim, employment law experts say there are still many alternative avenues which give employees a longer timetable to file a claim.

Last month, the Supreme Court ruled in Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. that Title VII pay discrimination claims must be filed within 180 days of an alleged unlawful employment action, not within 180 days of the employee's last paycheck affected by...
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