Nancy Zisk


"14 These laws include Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964,15 Section 1981 of the Civil War Reconstruction statutes,16 the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA),17 the Equal Pay Act (EPA),18 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).19 While the statutes define different types of discrimination, each addresses discrimination in employment and defines a limitations period in which an employee can bring a claim.20 With Title VII defining the "paradigm," the first step in determining whether a claim is timely under any statute is determining when the discriminatory act takes place.21 To do that, one must "identify with care the specific employment practice that is at issue.

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