» Statute of Limitations

NC Court of Appeals Rejects Workers' Comp Claim as Time-Barred

In an opinion issued two weeks ago, Johnston v. Duke University Medical Center, the North Carolina Court of Appeals concluded that the plaintiff’s occupational disease workers’ compensation claim was time-barred. The plaintiff had been a… Read More
Read More

Two Employment Decisions from the Supreme Court

On May 24, the Supreme Court issued two employment-related opinions. The first, Lewis v. Chicago, concerned the filing deadline for disparate impact discrimination cases under Title VII. The black firefighter plaintiffs in the case sought to challeng… Read More
Read More

DC Circuit Restricts Scope of Lilly Ledbetter Act

The federal D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision last month, in Shuler v. PriceWaterhouseCoopers, sharply restricting the scope of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which President Obama signed into law soon after entering office. The Fair… Read More
Read More