'Supervisor' Case To Shape Title VII Outlook For Employers

Law360, New York (November 20, 2012, 5:26 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case on Monday that will resolve a circuit split over which employees qualify as supervisors whose actions can saddle an employer with Title VII liability, and regardless of which definition the court adopts, attorneys say the outcome will have a major impact on employer exposure to harassment suits. 

In reviewing the Seventh Circuit's dismissal of former Ball State University dining services employee Maetta Vance's claims that she was subjected to a hostile work environment because of her race, the...
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