SCOTUS update – Vance v. Ball State University

9 Nov

Upcoming oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court include Vance v. Ball State University, on the docket for November 26, 2012.

From SCOTUSblog:

“Issue: Whether the “supervisor” liability rule established by Faragher v. City of Boca Raton and Burlington Industries, Inc. v. Ellerth (i) applies to harassment by those whom the employer vests with authority to direct and oversee their victim’s daily work, or (ii) is limited to those harassers who have the power to “hire, fire, demote, promote, transfer, or discipline” their victim.”

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