Discrimination Case Against EEOC Dismissed

Law360, New York (July 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently found itself as the defendant in an employment discrimination lawsuit, but not for long. On Thursday, a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed a 2007 lawsuit that had alleged discrimination in the commission's San Francisco office.

The pro se plaintiff, Maria Eunice Reyes-Vanegas, had worked as an investigative support assistant at the EEOC, and yet she failed to file her complaint in a timely fashion, the court said.

Under Title VII, a...
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