Supreme Court Mulls Clock In Discrimination Cases

Law360, New York (November 28, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Following a different philosophy than the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, an attorney for the Bush administration argued before the U.S. Supreme Court Monday that employees should only be allowed six months to challenge their pay in discrimination cases.

The Supreme Court heard an appeal of the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. The case centers on Lilly Ledbetter, who claims that Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. paid her less than her male counterparts for years.

The appeals court overturned a...
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