JUAN R. ESTEÑOS v. PAHO/WHO FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, http://www.dcappeals.gov/dccourts/appeals/pdf/04-CV-1093+.PDF

James Edward Rubin

Practice Area:Employment / Labor

Outcome:Remanded for trial.

Description:Established that a national origin discrimination claim based on an English-proficiency requirement is cognizable under the District of Columbia Human Rights Act. Established that a "timely filing a claim with the [EEOC], which in turn cross-files with the [District of Columbia Office of Human Rights], tolls the time for filing a private right of action under D.C. law."