Seventh Circuit Reconciles Tests For Determining General Contractor Liability For Title VII Claims By Indirect Employees

The Seventh Circuit recently reconciled the “right to control” and “economic realities” tests in holding that a construction foreman hired by a second tier subcontractor failed to show that the general contractor was an indirect employer under Title VII since the general contractor...


Partner Thomas P. Boylan Named to the 2014 BTI Client Service All-Star Team

Posted in Construction

Cassiday Schade LLP is proud to announce that Thomas P. Boylan, partner in the firm’s Construction practice group, has been named a 2014 BTI Client Service All-Star for his dedication to client service excellence. The BTI Client Service...


Illinois Appellate Court Broadens Scope Of Anti-Indemnity Act To Protect Illinois Contractors

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In a decision that benefits construction companies doing business in Illinois, the Illinois Appellate Court recently published a decision broadening the scope of the Illinois Construction Contract for Negligence Act, more commonly known as the Illinois Anti-Indemnity Act. The decision is also a...