Supreme Court Spurns Casino Discrimination Case

Law360, New York (October 7, 2013, 4:08 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to weigh a Fifth Circuit decision finding that a Caesars Entertainment Corp. promoter who alleged she'd been the victim of discrimination should have filed a separate U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claim after she was terminated.

The Fifth Circuit dismissed a lawsuit brought by Mississippi Caesars casino promoter Debra Simmons-Myers in February, scuttling her claims that the gaming company had discriminated against her based on her race and sex and later terminated her.

While acknowledging a circuit split over...
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