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October 7, 2015

When is a Volunteer an “Employee” for Purposes of Title VII?

Volunteering is an important activity for millions of Americans. Generally, volunteers are not protected “employees.” But what happens when an unpaid volunteer claims that he or she has been discriminated against in the course of his or her service? Courts have addressed this issue and provided clarity for volunteers and employers alike.

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