Houston, TX asked in Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Texas

Q: If I signed a document at eeoc that I would not pursue the case , can I reopen it for sexual harass on job in 2017

I was talked into signing and scared for my life

1 Lawyer Answer
Greg Mansell
Greg Mansell
Answered

A: Generally, the EEOC is limited to actions that occurred within 180 days of the filing of a charge. This can be extended in certain states whereif a state or local agency enforces a law that prohibits employment discrimination on the same basis. The exception is that if you allege the act was an ongoing that continued into the 180/300 day time frame.

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