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Argued November 6, 2000

OPINION OF THE COURT

Plaintiff Timothy M. Burgh, an African-American male, applied for a job as a part-time police officer with the Borough of Montrose (Pennsylvania) Police Department. He was not hired for the position, which was filled by a white male with no prior on-the-job police experience. Bur gh brought suit against the Borough under T itle VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. S 2000e, et seq., and under the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (PHRA), 43 Pa. C.S. S 951, et seq., alleging that the Bor ough did not hire him because of his race. The District Court granted summary judgment in favor of the Borough and against Burgh on both counts, finding that the claims had beenfiled beyond the applicable statutory limitations periods. For the reasons that follow, we will reverse the grant of summary judgment and remand both claims to the District Court for further proceedings consistent with this opinion.

 
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