Pay ruling ignores the real world

May 30, 2007, 6:36 PM UTC

The U.S. Supreme Court decided Tuesday in a 5-4 ruling that employees who want to take legal action against a discriminatory employer must file a formal complaint with a federal agency within 180 days of an employer’s explicit offense (i.e. either hiring a woman for less pay than a man or giving her a smaller raise because she’s female), explains Anne Fisher in her May 31 column. What do you think of the ruling?