3rd Circ. Won't Revive Race Bias Suit Targeting Port Authority

Law360 (July 12, 2019, 5:05 PM EDT) -- The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey defeated a racial discrimination suit by a black retired sanitation supervisor Friday when the Third Circuit upheld a district court's toss of the case because the worker was too late in filing a charge with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

In a nonprecedential opinion, a three-judge panel upheld a New Jersey federal court ruling nixing claims the bistate agency unlawfully denied a salary increase and promotional opportunities to Peter J. Fenton III, rejecting his argument that he was entitled to "equitable tolling" of the 180-day window to file the EEOC charge,...

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Appellate - 3rd Circuit

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3442 Jobs

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December 10, 2018

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