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Supreme Court ponders who’s a ‘supervisor’ under Title VII

WASHINGTON – The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court took up the case of Vance v. Ball State University to decide when a harasser is a “supervisor” such that the employer can be held vicariously liable under Title VII.

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Injunctive relief should have been ordered in sex harassment case

A district court abused its discretion where, in the face of egregious acts of sexual harassment perpetuated by a single employee, it declined to order injunctive relief directed toward ensuring that individual was no longer in a position to continue ...

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Benchmarks: Transgendered job applicant loses bid to sue UPS

Employers aren’t supposed to be clairvoyant when it comes to job applicants. So it’s hard to fathom why a transgendered Minnesota man ever expected to hold UPS liable for discrimination when he couldn’t even show the shipping company was aware ...

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