Supreme Court Holds That Requirement That Plaintiffs Bring Title VII Claims Before the EEOC is not J

Is the requirement that plaintiffs raising claims under Title VII - the Federal anti-discrimination statute – file with the EEOC prior to bringing their claims in federal court “jurisdictional”? In Fort Bend County, Texas v. Davis, the Supreme Court of the United States unanimously held that it is not. The law requires that when bringing a claim under Title VII, a plaintiff must first file the change with the EEOC so it can undergo an investigative process and make attempts at mediation of the dispute between the parties. The EEOC may chose to file a lawsuit on behalf of the plaintiff, but more often it will issue a right to sue letter to the plaintiff if it believes there are grounds for a

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