Federal legislation and state statutes define how long an individual can bring action in court after an offense.
Wrongful termination incidents usually have 3 types of claims, with each one falling under separate statute of limitations. Being aware of these time constraints is vital, for the reason that legal action is likely to be denied if started later.
The Arizona statutes (laws) of limitations on workplace claims is Arizona Revised Statutes §12-541 et seq.
Statute of limitations by type of claim
Federal legislation sets the statute of limitations on work discrimination lawsuits, such as gender discrimination, constructive discharge, age discrimination, race, color, national origin, religion discrimination or sexual orientation discrimination.
- 180 days to file with EEOC
- 300 days if Arizona law prohibits the discrimination as well
In the state of Arizona, the statute of limitations on contractual claims is established by the state government. The deadlines for oral contracts & written contracts may diverge.
- Oral contracts: 3 years
- Written contracts: 6 years
Arizona state law establishes the statute of limitations on filing tort (personal injury) claims, for instance firing in violation of public policy, defamation or premeditated infliction of emotional distress.
- Tort claims: 2 years
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Even though employment-at-will is the prevailing form of employment in the USA, there are laws to protect employees against unjust discrimination and harassment.
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