7th Circuit Rejects Teacher's Attempt At Claim Splitting In Suit Over Firing

7th Circuit Rejects Teacher's Attempt At Claim Splitting In Suit Over Firing

CHICAGO - A former Chicago teacher's federal age discrimination lawsuit is barred by an earlier state lawsuit because she failed to show that the school board acquiesced to claim splitting, the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Jan. 10 (Harriet Walczak v. Chicago Board of Education, No. 12-2808, 7th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 556).

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