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Vance v. Ball State University (lexis.com subscribers may access Supreme Court briefs for this case ) addresses an
issue that has split the federal appellate courts in harassment cases: who is a
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued yesterday its draft Strategic Enforcement Plan . If you don't have time to slog through all the introductory material, you won't miss a thing if you skip right to Section III (Priorities). The agency proposes that its priorities will be
All right, kiddies. My posts over the last few weeks have been juicy and entertaining. (Or as juicy and entertaining as employment law can get.) But summer is over, and it's time to buckle down.
The Supreme Court of the United States (aka "SCOTUS") began its new term this past Monday...
On Monday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in one
of the key employment cases it will hear this term- Vance v. Ball St. Univ. This
case asks whether one can qualify as a supervisor under Title VII if one is
given any authority to direct and oversee another's daily work, or if
By David C. Burton
On June 24 the United States Supreme Court handed down two significant and closely watched decisions affecting employers in Title VII cases. Both opinions came from a sharply divided court splitting five to four in both cases. The two cases were Vance v. Ball State University and...