VanDeusen on Vance v. Ball State University: Supreme Court Defines "Supervisor" In Title VII Harassment Cases (PDF)
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In Vance v. Ball State University, the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, resolved an issue that has split the federal appellate courts in harassment cases: who is a "supervisor" under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In this Emerging Issues Analysis, Darrell VanDeusen considers the Court's decision and the likely result in future litigation.
Darrell VanDeusen is the president of the metropolitan Baltimore law firm Kollman & Saucier, P.A., and has represented management in all areas of labor and employment law since 1985. Darrell also teaches as an adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore Law School. His chapters on the Family & Medical Leave Act, published by LexisNexis as part of its Labor and Employment Law treatise, has been cited by federal appellate courts as authoritative on the subject.
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