Employment Law Round-Up

A lot has happened in the employment law world in the last few weeks.  Here's a short round-up of some noteworthy items: The Iowa Supreme Court held that punitive damages are not permitted in claims under the Iowa Civil Rights Act.  The decision is not revolutionary and only confirms what the Court has said since the [...]

By |2019-10-21T18:48:11+00:00July 1st, 2013|Employment Law|

U.S. Supreme Court Narrowly Defines Supervisor

On Monday, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Vance v.  Ball State University.  The issue decided was which employees constitute "supervisors" for the purpose of applying Title VII anti-discrimination laws.  I previously discussed the importance of this question. In a 5-4 decision, the Court decided that an individual is a supervisor only if he [...]

By |2019-10-21T18:48:11+00:00June 28th, 2013|Employment Law|
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