Employee's claims 'exhausted' because not set forth in EEOC charge


The Eighth Circuit recently dismissed an employee's age discrimination claim because he had failed to exhaust his administrative remedies. The court reached that decision because the employee raised numerous allegations of age discrimination at trial that weren't previously described in his administrative charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The court found that it couldn't provide a remedy for the new allegations because the employee had failed to bring those claims to the EEOC's attention. Read More...