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  • One employer or two? Appeals court determines joint liability in Title VII case

    May / June 2016
    Newsletter: Employment Law Briefing

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 944

    Abstract: This article describes a Title VII race discrimination case in which the Third Circuit considered whether a temporary worker assigned by a staffing agency to a retail store was a joint employee. The court applied an employment relationship test laid out by an earlier Supreme Court ruling and found the worker to be employed by both the agency and store. A sidebar summarizes a similar case where the court came to a different conclusion.

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  • Going for the gold — Apply solid grant-writing techniques to your quest

    February / March 2012
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 944

    Abstract: Competition for a grant can be greater than ever, so a not-for-profit hoping to become a grant recipient needs to produce a proposal that will shine. This article explores how to begin researching potential funders — not only private foundations, but also local, state and federal governments and corporations. After finding a prospect, the next step is to determine what they’re looking for, and to write a proposal that explains what the nonprofit is trying to accomplish and how it expects to get there.

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  • Giving: A timeless estate planning strategy

    October / November 2010
    Newsletter: Insight on Estate Planning

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 944

    Abstract: Although currently there’s no federal estate tax, it’s scheduled to rear its head again in 2011. Congress is expected to intervene, but no one is certain what changes will or won’t be made. This makes estate planning especially challenging. But, even in this environment, a tried and true strategy to reduce potential estate tax liability is making tax-free — or even taxable — gifts. This article discusses the various giving options available, while a sidebar shows why it can be advantageous to make a taxable gift — though it’s not without some risk.

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