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Middleton v. City of Chicago, No. 08-2806

By FindLaw Staff on August 24, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In an employment discrimination action brought against the City of Chicago by a former member of the United States Air Force, district court's judgment is affirmed where: 1) plaintiff's claim under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) of 1994 was barred by the four-year statute of limitations provided by 28 U.S.C. section 1658(a); and 2) the Veterans' Benefits Improvement Act's amendment expressly stating that statute of limitations does not apply to USERRA, has no retroactive effect.     

Read Middleton v. City of Chicago, No. 08-2806 

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division.
Argued April 14, 2009
Decided August 24, 2009


Before Kanne, Rovner, and Wood, Circuit Judges 
Opinion by Kanne, Circuit Judge.

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