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“U.S. Supreme Court Rules EEOC Charge Is Not A Jurisdictional Requirement For Title VII Claims,” Mealey’s Litigation Report

September 16, 2019
Christopher P. Maugans

Christopher P. Maugans, a member of the firm’s Employment and Labor group, discusses the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that a federal court has no jurisdiction over a Title VII action when filing a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

In “U.S. Supreme Court Rules EEOC Charge Is Not A Jurisdictional Requirement For Title VII Claims,” Chris talks about Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and its correlation to employment discrimination in the 21st century. He also examines a case relevant to Title VII, and provides real implications and advice pertaining to the administrative process under Title VII.

“Some of the responsive legislation to #MeToo has included policy and training requirements for employers. Beyond discrimination based on sex, the amount of protected classes and bases for discrimination claims has also expanded. For example, many states have enacted sex discrimination laws (or have expanded the interpretation of existing laws) to include discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.”

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More about Goldberg Segalla’s Christopher P. Maugans:

With a focus on serving both public- and private-sector clients, Chris handles matters involving discrimination claims, improper-practice charges, employee grievance arbitrations, General Municipal Law 207-c proceedings, and New York Education Law 3020-a hearings, as well as proceedings under Article 75 and Article 78 of the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR). Chris helps clients prepare for and navigate trials, mediations, arbitrations, and hearings before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Public Employment Relations Board (PERB), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the New York State Division of Human Rights (DHR).