Worker Groups Ask High Court To Define Supervisor Broadly

Law360, New York (September 5, 2012, 8:43 PM EDT) -- Workers rights groups on Wednesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule in a race-bias suit brought by a former university employee that an employee with the authority to direct and oversee a harassment victim's work qualifies as a supervisor who can create Title VII liability for an employer.

Ten workers rights groups led by the National Partnership for Women & Families lodged an amicus brief in support of former Ball State University dining services employee Maetta Vance, whose race-bias suit the court has agreed to...
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