Analysis

Supreme Court To Mull Title VII's Presuit Hurdles

Law360 (April 19, 2019, 8:53 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday will hear a Texas county's challenge to a Fifth Circuit decision letting a worker pursue a religious discrimination claim she didn't make to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission first, a case that could resolve a circuit split over what workers have to do before bringing federal discrimination suits.

What's at Stake?

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which bars workplace discrimination based on age, sex, race and other protected traits, directs workers to file "charges" outlining their allegations with the EEOC or its state or local equivalent. These agencies then investigate the claims,...

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