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Attys React To High Court's Constructive Discharge Ruling

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Law360
May 23, 2016

Lara Shortz provided legal commentary in the article, “Attorneys React To High Court’s Constructive Discharge Ruling,” published in Law360 on May 23, 2016. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the filing period for a constructive discharge claim starts to run when an employee resigns, rather than the time of an employer’s last alleged discriminatory act. Ms. Shortz explains how this employee-friendly ruling will effectively enable employees to delay indefinitely the filing of a discrimination claim. She notes that this ‘wait and see’ approach puts employers at a marked disadvantage in defending constructive discharge claims.

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