Linklaters Can't Get Ex-Worker's Race Bias Case Tossed

Law360, New York (June 11, 2013, 11:31 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss a Title VII race bias suit brought against Linklaters LLP by a former employee, even though the Magic Circle firm said that the plaintiff missed the deadline for filing his U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charge.

U.S. District Judge Laura Swain rejected the argument that former Linklaters document technician Christopher Walker's case had to be thrown out in its entirety because he filed his EEOC charge after the 300-day deadline, noting that he claimed to have...
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