Justices Asked If Retaliation Claims Need New EEOC Charge

Law360, New York (January 25, 2013, 7:21 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court was recently asked to weigh in on whether plaintiffs seeking to bring retaliation claims over the filing of a discrimination charge with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission must first lodge a new charge with the agency. 

Former Advance Auto Parts employee Mischelle Richter filed a petition on Jan. 8 urging the high court to review an Eighth Circuit ruling that affirmed the dismissal of her retaliation claims against the company under both Title VII and Missouri law for failure to exhaust administrative remedies....
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