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Supreme Court Clarifies Specifications of Supervisors Under Title VII

Under Title VII, an employer can be strictly liable for workplace harassment if the victim’s harasser is a supervisor; but what is the difference between an employee and a supervisor? Below you will find information about Title VII, the recent case of Vance v. Ball State University 646 F.3d 461 (2013), and how you as a contractor can protect your staff and your business through education.
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9/2/2013| Reference Number : 26.0| Legal, Human Resources | Hostile Work Environment, Supervisor |