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Pending Supreme Court Cases That HR and the C-Suite Should Follow

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By Eric B. Meyer

Earlier this month, the United States Supreme Court reconvened for it’s 2012-2013 term.

Although not chock full of pending employment-law cases, this term will see several important issues decided which could affect your workplace. Below, I have a collected a series of links to stories on these cases:

Of the five employment law cases on the Supreme Court’s docket this term, the one in which I am most interested is Vance v. Ball State University, in which U.S. Supreme Court will clarify just who is a “supervisor” for purposes of Title VII.

This was originally published on Eric B. Meyer’s blog, The Employer Handbook.

Eric B. Meyer is a partner in the Labor and Employment Group of the Philadelphia-based law firm of Dilworth Paxson LLP . He dedicates his practice to litigating and assisting employers on labor and employment issues affecting the workplace, including collective bargaining, discrimination, employee handbook policies, enforcement of restrictive covenants, and trade secret protection. Eric also serves as a volunteer mediator for the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Contact him at emeyer@dilworthlaw.com .