7 06, 2019

Mandatory but Not Jurisdictional!

By |2019-06-04T13:32:31-08:00June 7th, 2019|Court Cases|0 Comments

 In sum, a rule may be mandatory without being jurisdictional, and Title VII’s charge filing requirement fits that bill. Fort Bend County, Texas v. Davis, U.S.S.CT. Case No. 18-525, (June 3, 2019) Slip Opinion at 11. Lois M. Davis worked for Ford Bend County, Texas in its information technology department. In 2010, she complained that [...]

4 06, 2019

U. S. Supreme Court holds filing claim with EEOC/ State agency is not jurisdictional

By |2019-06-04T11:23:50-08:00June 4th, 2019|News articles|0 Comments

NEWS FLASH !!!! Bloomburg news just published an article stating that the U. S. Supreme Court has held in  Fort Bend County, Texas v Davis  (Case no. 18-525)   that the filing a claim of  bias with either the EEOC or the applicable state agency prior to filing suit is NOT jurisdictional. Thus, an employer can [...]