The issue in this case is whether a charge of disparate impact discrimination arising out of a selection exam must be filed within 300 days of the publication of the results of the exam or within 300 days of hiring decisions based on the exam. The Seventh Circuit ruled that the charge must be filed within 300 days of the publication of the results of the exam.? ?The Ninth Circuit had previously reached a contrary result and held that the ?filing ?period ?ran ?from? when ?the ?employer began to hire off the allegedly discriminatory eligibility list?Lewis v. Chicago (cert. granted Sep. 30, 2009).