Byline: Derek Hawkins
7th Circuit Court of Appeals
Case Name: Yelena Levitin, et al. v. Northwest Community Hospital, et al.
Case No.: 16-3774
Officials: SYKES, BARRETT, and ST. EVE, Circuit Judges.
Focus: Title VII Violation Discrimination
For nearly thirteen years, Dr. Yelena Levitin performed surgeries at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Illinois. In January 2013 the hospital terminated her practice privileges. She brought this Title VII suit claiming that Northwest discriminated against her based on her sex, religion (Jewish), and ethnicity (Russian). The hospital responded that Levitin wasn't its employee, precluding her Title VII claim. The district judge agreed and entered summary judgment for Northwest.
We affirm. There is no genuine dispute here. Levitin was an...