Companies should keep in mind that their reaction to and handling of employee complaints can make all the difference in avoiding a costly legal battle.
Breaking News: SCOTUS Allows Discrimination Claim to Proceed, Absent Adherence to Statutory EEOC Filing Requirements
The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Fort Bend County v. Davis opens a narrow door for plaintiffs to attempt bringing claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended without previously filing a charge of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) asserting such claims.
In the second entry of our two-part series, we discuss some of the most significant Texas court cases from 2018 impacting employment law.
In 2017, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received over 41,000 charges of retaliation. Those retaliation charges comprise 48 percent of all charges received by the EEOC that year – the highest percentage to date.