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The 7th Circuit Has Broadened the Scope of the Lilly Ledbetter Act
The 7th Circuit Has Broadened the Scope of the Lilly Ledbetter Act

The 7 th Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act applies to the Equal Pay Act , and not only to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which it had amended. This decision potentially allows many more employees to bring claims of ...

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