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When a committee decides By Elaine Massock Labor and Employment Law, November 2001 State and Federal case law has recently clarified that discriminatory comments by one member of a decision making Board or Committee will not necessarily fatally taint the decision
Discrimination in hiring: employers beware of testers! By Elaine Massock Labor and Employment Law, September 2000 On July 5, 2000, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the federal court with binding authority in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin, decided that an employer can be held liable for money damages for failing to hire minority applicants even though the applicants do not really want the job.
EEOC and IDHR training offered By Elaine Massock Labor and Employment Law, September 2000 The Illinois Department of Human Rights offers training programs for employers that are free-of-charge through its Institute for Training and Development.
Private companies must permit nonunion employees predisciplinary hearings By Elaine Massock Labor and Employment Law, September 2000 On July 10, 2000, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decided a case called Epilepsy Foundation of Northeast Ohio, applying what is known as the "Weingarten rule" to employees in non-unionized workplaces.
Supreme Court alert By Elaine Massock Labor and Employment Law, September 2000 State and local employers can force employees to use accumulated compensatory time, according to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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