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Month: July 2013

Vance v. Ball State University: Supreme Court Holds Title VII Workplace Harassment Liability Analysis Depends on Whether Employee was a “Supervisor” or Merely a “Co-Worker”.

On June 24, 2013, affirming a decision by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of the United States held in a 5-4 decision that "an employee is a 'supervisor' for purposes of vicarious liability under Title VII if he or she is empowered by the employer...

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