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|


I recently attended an employment law seminar in St. Paul, Minnesota. One key topic that kept resurfacing in the sessions I attended was RETALIATION. Title VII retaliation claims have increased19% from 2006. An employer retaliates when it makes an adverse employment decision which tends to discourage an employee from engaging in protected conduct. What is an adverse employment [...]

By |2015-10-07T14:19:09+00:00June 7th, 2008|Employment Law|
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