The high court said in a unanimous ruling that the requirement to file charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or similar state agencies isn’t a jurisdictional issue. That means an employer can lose the right to get a discrimination lawsuit thrown out based on a worker’s failure to exhaust his or her claim with an agency.

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