23 Cited authorities

  1. Ashcroft v. Iqbal

    556 U.S. 662 (2009)   Cited 256,718 times   280 Legal Analyses
    Holding for a complaint to survive Rule 12(b), it must "state a claim to relief that is plausible on its face"
  2. Bell Atl. Corp. v. Twombly

    550 U.S. 544 (2007)   Cited 270,388 times   367 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a complaint's allegations should "contain sufficient factual matter, accepted as true, to 'state a claim to relief that is plausible on its face' "
  3. Fowler v. UPMC Shadyside

    578 F.3d 203 (3d Cir. 2009)   Cited 14,212 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the district court did not abuse its discretion "in denying a motion for a class action determination which was untimely under the local rule"
  4. United Air Lines, Inc. v. Evans

    431 U.S. 553 (1977)   Cited 1,333 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an allegedly discriminatory practice that was no longer actionable could not form the predicate of a challenge to a neutral seniority system
  5. Grand Entertainment Group v. Star Media Sales

    988 F.2d 476 (3d Cir. 1993)   Cited 879 times
    Holding that the "'person for the time being in charge' of any office or usual place of business of the defendants for purposes of Pennsylvania Rule of Civil Procedure 402 must either be an individual with some direct connection to the party to be served or one zohom the process server determines to be authorized, on the basis of her representation of authority, as evidenced by the affidavit of service"
  6. Robinson v. Dalton

    107 F.3d 1018 (3d Cir. 1997)   Cited 732 times
    Holding that "exhaustion requires . . . consultation with an agency counselor" within those forty-five days
  7. Antol v. Perry

    82 F.3d 1291 (3d Cir. 1996)   Cited 615 times
    Holding that the investigation "quite properly" focused on Antol's disability discrimination claim
  8. Waiters v. Parsons

    729 F.2d 233 (3d Cir. 1984)   Cited 433 times
    Holding Title VII's exhaustion requirement did not bar plaintiff's retaliatory discharge claim where the EEOC had completed an investigation of a pattern of retaliatory acts by defendant prior to plaintiff's termination
  9. Cruz v. Piccari Press

    521 F. Supp. 2d 424 (E.D. Pa. 2007)   Cited 143 times
    Holding that plaintiff had exhausted claims against parent corporation where parent corporation was discussed in the EEOC charge even though it was not named as the respondent in the charge or served with that charge
  10. Hornsby v. United States Postal Service

    787 F.2d 87 (3d Cir. 1986)   Cited 118 times
    Upholding dismissal of Title VII complaint filed 91 days after plaintiff's receipt of right to sue letter
  11. Rule 12 - Defenses and Objections: When and How Presented; Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings; Consolidating Motions; Waiving Defenses; Pretrial Hearing

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 12   Cited 350,190 times   936 Legal Analyses
    Granting the court discretion to exclude matters outside the pleadings presented to the court in defense of a motion to dismiss
  12. Rule 8 - General Rules of Pleading

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 8   Cited 158,445 times   196 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "[e]very defense to a claim for relief in any pleading must be asserted in the responsive pleading. . . ."
  13. Rule 4 - Summons

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 4   Cited 70,290 times   126 Legal Analyses
    Holding that if defendant is not served within 90 days after the complaint is filed, the court—on a motion, or on its own following notice to the plaintiff—must dismiss the action without prejudice against that defendant or order that service be made by a certain time
  14. Section 2000e - Definitions

    42 U.S.C. § 2000e   Cited 51,784 times   129 Legal Analyses
    Granting EEOC authority to issue procedural regulations to carry out Title VII provisions
  15. Section 2000e-5 - Enforcement provisions

    42 U.S.C. § 2000e-5   Cited 27,026 times   124 Legal Analyses
    Holding charges must be made in writing, under oath, and contain all information as the Commission requires
  16. Section 206 - Minimum wage

    29 U.S.C. § 206   Cited 8,888 times   100 Legal Analyses
    Asking only whether the alleged inequality resulted from “any other factor other than sex”
  17. Section 626 - Recordkeeping, investigation, and enforcement

    29 U.S.C. § 626   Cited 6,069 times   44 Legal Analyses
    Adopting the statute of limitations under the Portal-to-Portal Pay Act, 29 U.S.C. § 255
  18. Section 951 - Short title

    43 Pa. Stat. § 951   Cited 1,031 times   1 Legal Analyses

    This act may be cited as the "Pennsylvania Human Relations Act". 43 P.S. § 951 1955, Oct. 27, P.L. 744, No. 222, § 1. Amended 1961, Feb. 28, P.L. 47, No. 19, § 1.

  19. Rule 424 - Corporations and Similar Entities

    231 Pa. Code § 424   Cited 109 times
    Using language similar to that in Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(h)(B)