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What Exactly Does Vance v. Ball State University Mean to Employers?

I have heard a lot of discussion about the Supreme Court’s ruling this term in Vance v. Ball State [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ], and the scope of employer liability for harassment. But what does this change for an employer? Nothing. Employers are...

VanDeusen on Vance v. Ball State University: Supreme Court Defines "Supervisor" In Title VII Harassment Cases

Excerpt: In Vance v. Ball State University [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ], the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, resolved an issue that has split the federal appellate courts in harassment cases: who is a "supervisor" under Title VII of the...

NLRB Changes Successor Liability

by Martin J. Saunders Long-standing labor law has set forth criterion as to when an employer is a statutory successor to a prior employer and what, if any, obligations are owed by such a successor to a union which represented the predecessor’s employees. Generally, the question of successorship...

States With Pro-Employee Laws: No Solicitation Of Employees Through Misrepresentation

I've written before about the possibility of suing an employer for fraud if they misrepresented the job. If you are lured into a job, specifically if you give up another job or move to accept the job, and the employer had no intention of keeping the promises they made, you may have a claim against...

Be Sure Your Holiday Season at Work Starts Out With a Treat and Not a Trick

by Kaitlin L. Hillenbrand As we transition from summer picnic season to fall/winter party season, you may be inclined to hold a gathering for your employees. After all, you appreciate them and want to show your thanks by showing them a generous, good time. However, too much of a good time at these...