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Supreme Court Narrows Who is a “Supervisor” in Harassment Cases

August 15, 2013

post from Dave Root via the Carlock Copeland Your EPL Lawyer blog

This summer, in Vance V. Ball State University, the United States Supreme Court narrowed the definition of “supervisor” in harassment cases, holding that an employee is a “supervisor” under Title VII only if he or she is empowered by the employer to take tangible employment action (e.g., hire, fire, demote, promote, transfer or discipline) against the complaining employee.

Read more on the Your EPL Lawyer blog.

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