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Friday, May 11, 2007

Week in Review (May 11, 2007)

Most Popular Federal Law Article

[url=“”>Fourth Circuit Recognizes Different Decision Maker in Title VII Sex Discrimination Case (pdf).</A>
A plaintiff must ordinarily demonstrate replacement by someone outside his or her protected class to establish a prima facie case of employment discrimination. In Lettieri v. Equant, Inc., 478 F.3d 640 (4th Cir. 2007), however, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals recently recognized an exception to this requirement when the termination and replacement decisions were made by different people.
Located On: Nexsen Pruet

Most Popular State Law Article

<a >Are Your Independent Contractors Really “Independent”? (pdf).</A>
Contractors, subcontractors and other companies engaged in construction work and related transportation activities in Illinois should prepare themselves for the impact that House Bill 1795 (Osterman, D-Chicago) may have on their operations. Now pending before the Illinois General Assembly, HB 1795 proposes a new state law, the Employee Classifi cation Act. As of this writing, the bill is expected to pass and be signed by the governor, with an effective date of January 1, 2008. If enacted, the bill will dramatically change how many companies utilize independent contractors in Illinois.
Located On: Vedder Price

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<a TARGET=“_blank”]In employment interviews, to answer or not to answer – that is the question[/url]
North - May 07, 2007

Posted by Patrick Della Valle on 05/11 at 07:37 AM
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