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The Practical Employer

The Practical Employer
Helping employers navigate the complicated and ever-changing world of employment and labor laws, rules, and regulations, rationally and pragmatically.

Who Is a Supervisor Under Title VII? (Vance v. Ball St. Univ.)

November 28, 2012
This case asks whether one can qualify as a supervisor under Title VII if one is given any authority to direct and oversee another's daily work, or if supervisory status is limited to those who have the power to hire, fire, demote, promote, transfer, or discipline others.
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Facebook Foible Foils FMLA Fight

November 15, 2012
Even though people like to treat social media as the new kid on the block, it is really nothing more than a communication tool, to which all of the old rules of the workplace apply.
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